Category Archives: Coleridge Group Lakes

Trolling for Trout and Salmon with down-riggers and flat-lines

Lake Coleridge trolling for trout and salmon.

Trolling flat-lines on Lake Coleridge. Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly don’t need a down-rigger on your boat to catch fish. Trolling for trout with nothing on your line other than your lure is called flat-lining in the United States. A down-rigger is an additional fishing tool like any other but it More...

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Fishing Tips for Beginners at Lake Coleridge.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, November 1st, 2018

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge editor Allan Burgess with a typical salmon caught spin fishing at Canterbury’s Lake Coleridge. Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips This article is aimed at helping the complete beginner angler who More...

View looking north across Lake Henrietta from the Harper Road. Note the scale provided by the car to the right of picture. Photograph Allan Burgess.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, October 27th, 2018

Lake Henrietta Trout Spinning and Fly Fishing – Canterbury High Country

Lake Henrietta Lake Henrietta comprises two small lakes side by side on the shingle Harper Road just north of Lake Selfe. Surrounded by snow-capped mountains on all sides the scenery around Lake Henrietta is grand! More...

The ritual of Opening Weekend at Lake Coleridge. You can just see anglers fishing from the distant shoreline.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, October 26th, 2018

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing MAP

Lake Coleridge Map Lake Coleridge Map also showing the smaller lakes that make up the Coleridge group. Map: 1:50,000. Each grid square represents 1 km. Map Sourced from NZTopo50-BW20. Crown Copyright Reserved. Coleridge More...

Allan with a brace of rainbow trout for the smoker.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, October 15th, 2018

Lake Selfe Trout Fishing – High Country Brown and Rainbow Trout

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury » Canterbury Lakes » Coleridge Group Lakes Spin fishing is permitted on Lake Selfe and is a leisurely way to while away the hours. Vegetation to the water’s edge can More...

This young angler looks pleased with his big brown trout.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, October 11th, 2018

Lake Coleridge Fish & Game High Country Opening Fishing Competition 2011

Lake Coleridge Opening Fishing Contest Climbing out of our warm climate controlled 4×4 truck at Lake Selfe for this year’s Canterbury High Country Opening Weekend was a bit of a shock. It was freezing More...

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...

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 » Canterbury Lakes » Coleridge Group Lakes Mid-winter view of Lake Lyndon looking north, back towards the main road which passes behind the tree line in the distance. The More...

Lake Coleridge mono pic featured
By Allan Burgess On Monday, September 7th, 2015

Lake Coleridge Revisited – Harper River and Ryton Bay – Lyndsey Bishop

Remembering the Past – Lake Coleridge Revisited Lake Coleridge Revisited with Lyndsey Bishop Lake Coleridge intake viewing west to the Harper River. Picture taken on Opening Weekend 1968. Photo courtesy of More...

Garry with a good sized rainbow trout.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, July 26th, 2015

The Monster of Lake Coleridge by Clive Morriss

Delightful Memories of Fishing at Lake Coleridge The author is delighted with this rainbow trout caught back in 1951. Charlie is in the background. by Clive Morriss Some years ago while driving South on the Main More...