Category Archives: Canterbury

Lake Selfe Trout Fishing – High Country Brown and Rainbow Trout

Allan with a brace of rainbow trout for the smoker.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury Spin fishing is permitted on Lake Selfe and is a leisurely way to while away the hours. Vegetation to the water’s edge can make the fly rod difficult to use in some places. There is nothing worse than having your back cast swallowed by dense matagouri bush! Lake Selfe Trout Fishing Well stocked with More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 2 days ago
Kelvin Derry with a Lake Coleridge monster. An 11.2 lb rainbow jack taken while trolling with a blue Rapala at 6.05am on 10 January 2009. Photograph courtesy of Kelvin Derry. From the ebook Trolling and Spin Fishing for Trout. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, September 27th, 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 Kaikoura featured
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Kaikoura Coast Fishing Part 2 – Salmon fishing, tips, spots, species

Kaikoura Coast Fishing, Part 2 – Tips, spots, species Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2 A big groper caught off the Kaikoura Coast while fishing aboard the Albatross. Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2, follows on More...

Our combined morning's catch. Not bad at all considering the horrible rain and wind.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, September 11th, 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...

This 6 lb rainbow was taken on a small Brown Trout pattern Tasmanian Devil lure fished on light spinning gear. According to Ross Millichamp of North Canterbury Fish and Game it was probably one of the rainbows released into the Groynes from a lake at Isaacs just a few miles away.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, September 5th, 2018
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Groynes Small Fishing Lakes – near Christchurch – juniors under 17 years only

This 6 lb rainbow was taken on a small Brown Trout pattern Tasmanian Devil lure fished on light spinning gear. According to Ross Millichamp of North Canterbury Fish and Game, it was probably one of the rainbows More...

Kaikoura town trout
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, September 4th, 2018
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Trout caught in the middle of Kaikoura township

Kaikoura Trout Fishing and Salmon Releases The answer is Lyell Creek, Kaikoura. Here he is again drifting a fly down to another brownie in Lyell Creek which is a little stream flowing through Kaikoura township. Onlookers More...

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler in Christchurch caught this beaut elephant fish surfcasting at Birdlings Flat December 2016.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, September 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...

Sevengill at Taylors Mistake, Black Rock.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, July 30th, 2018
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Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula – Sevengill Shark

The author with a sevengill shark taken at Black Rock. Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula Looking for somewhere to go fishing during the holidays? Here is a good spot. It is Black Rock. One of my old favourite More...

Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the back ground Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Lake Heron – at 6.3 sq kms the largest of the Ashburton Lakes

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 More...

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

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury 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 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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