Category Archives: Canterbury

Lake Heron – at 6.3 sq kms the largest of the Ashburton Lakes

Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the back ground Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the background Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud. Lake Heron Trout & Salmon Fishing Lake Heron Map (scroll down). Lake Heron is the largest of the Ashburton lakes covering 6.3 square km. The distance around the shoreline is 19 km. The average depth is More...

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Tim Nicol casting on a glorious winters day at Lake Lyndon.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, May 9th, 2018
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Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country is well stocked with trout

Mid-winter view of Lake Lyndon looking north, back towards the main road which passes behind the tree line in the distance. The single road follows the entire south shore of the lake making for easy access. Lake More...

This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River during summertime. However, there are always a few stragglers around that will take surfcasting baits over the winter months provided the sea is clear. Featured Image 2
By Allan Burgess On Friday, April 27th, 2018
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Canterbury Winter Kahawai – surfcasting over the colder months

Expect a few Kahawai While Surfcasting Around the South Island Over Winter This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River during summertime. However, there are always a few stragglers More...

Fishermen at Lake Coleridge.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, April 12th, 2018
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Coleridge, Lake – the Best Fishing Spots with 39 Place Names- Picture Galleries

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing Map Allan Burgess with landlocked salmon from Lake Coleridge. with Allan Burgess Plus a New Fishing Map with 39 Place Names Up More...

salmon taken in the Rakaia River gut on a Colorado spoon.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, April 10th, 2018
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Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain – Early Morning – Rakaia River Gut

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain with Charles Smith The author with a limit bag from the Rakaia River gut on a wet, windy morning. It was a rainy miserable morning for salmon More...

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler in Christchurch caught this beaut elephant fish surfcasting at Birdlings Flat December 2016.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, April 1st, 2018
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Surfcasting Birdlings Flat and Kaitorete Spit – steep shelving shingle beach

Surfcasting Birdlings Flat and Kaitorete Spit In my younger days I spent many an afternoon and evening surfcasting at Birdlings Flat – also called Baileys Beach. I remember the rich red sunsets in particular More...

Kahawai caught along the Kekerengu coast, north of Kaikoura.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, April 1st, 2018
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Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting – rig, sevengill, moki, kahawai

Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting There are many miles of excellent surfcasting beaches along the Kaikoura Coast This fine brace of rig sharks was caught surfcasting at Kaikoura by Trevor Petersen. They weighed 9.0 and More...

Tim Nicol with a Hurunui River mouth salmon. Note the inflatable life-vest well worth wearing when river mouth salmon fishing. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, March 18th, 2018
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Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2018 Update

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing Video The Hurunui River is one of the best salmon rivers in New Zealand South Island. Although it is fair to say that most of the salmon More...

Salmon caught in the Rakaia River Gut in 2015.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 15th, 2018
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Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Tips, Access, 71 photos, maps, video

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Rakaia River Salmon Fishing – Latest pics and Videos Above: Salmon caught in the Rakaia River gut – February 2015. Exclusive Fishingmag.co.nz only video. More...

View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The conical shape of Mt Sugarloaf on the eastern side of Lake Heron can be seen in the center of the picture some 10 kms away.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Maori Lakes in the Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Maori Lakes – O Tu Wharekai View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The conical shape of Mt Sugarloaf on the eastern side of More...

New 2018 Canals Ebook

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals Ebook by Allan Burgess

Published in January 2018 ISBN 978-0-9582933-8-9. Published by Allan Burgess. Copyright © Allan Burgess 2018. First Published 2018 Special pricing for a limited time! Learn how the experts catch big fish in the Twizel Canals! Contains 148 pages, 25,000 words, and 185 colour photographs

Learn where the best spots are to fish. Learn how the experts catch big fish in the Twizel Canals! Learn where the best spots are to fish. Which tackle you need to target big rainbow and brown trout. Which soft-baits to use. When is the best time of year to fish the canals? A look at tying and fishing very effective dressed jigs. For beginners and the more experienced angler alike. This book is the bible on how to fish the Twizel Canals.

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