Pearson Lakes

The Pearson Group of fishing lakes fill with water drained from the Waimakariri River basin in the Southern Alps west of Christchurch. The mostly small lakes straddle State Highway 73 between Christchurch and the West Coast. The highway can be very busy during the summer tourist season. See: Lake Sarah, Lake Grasmere, Lake Pearson, Lake Hawdon, Lake Marymere. The lake contain brown and rainbow trout. Lake Pearson also contains a small stock of Mackinaw trout – Salvelinus namaycush.

Lake Pearson – Easy access from the nearby highway for trout fishing

Lake Pearson, Canterbury High Country Trout Fishing Lake Pearson is one of the Waimakariri River lakes. It is situated some…

16/07/2015

Pearson Lakes: Sarah, Grasmere, Pearson, Hawdon, and Marymere, Canterbury high country

Pearson Group Lakes Map The Pearson Group of fishing lakes fill with water drained from the Waimakariri River basin. The…

23/01/2015

Lake Hawdon and Lake Marymere – Canterbury

Lake Hawdon Continue heading south-east from Cass along the shingle Graigieburn Road. The track to Lake Hawdon is approximately 10…

23/01/2015

Lake Sarah and Lake Grasmere Trout Fishing – Canterbury high country

Lake Sarah and Lake Grasmere This the first trout fishing lake 2km along the Craigieburn Road headed south-east from the…

23/01/2015

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