Category Archives: Canterbury Rivers

Canterbury River Fishing Destinations. The destinations included in this category are rivers of the North Canterbury Fish and Game Region. Canterbury rivers also contain bullies, mullet (in their tidal reaches), and eels. Some also have course fish like rudd and carp. Kahawai, particularly juveniles, will also enter rivers sometimes travelling several kilometres upstream to the extent of tidal influence.

Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Contest Photographs

Morris Clark sits atop his prizes; a brand new Kawasaki 300cc quad bike. Rakaia Salmon Fishing Contest.

Rakaia River Salmon Contests Photographs 2003-2010 Photographs Allan Burgess A second gallery will be posted on this page soon!  More...

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man holding bright silver 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 » Canterbury Rivers » Page 2 Rakaia River Salmon Fishing – Latest pics and Videos Provided the sea and river are clear, salmon anglers fish the surf at low tide and More...

Dave's salmon was in great condition, Its good to see the salmon in better condition this season.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 19th, 2018
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More Salmon Fishing Pictures from the 2017-2018 Season

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury » Canterbury Rivers » Page 2 More Salmon Fishing Pics from the 2017-18 Season With Charles Smith Erik Vanderzet and myself with a salmon each on the start of a great More...

Allan Burgess with 26 pound salmon at the Rangitata River.
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, November 19th, 2017
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Rangitata River Salmon Fishing

Rangitata River Salmon Fishing Allan Burgess talks about salmon fishing at the Rangitata River mouth. Many anglers regard the Rangitata River as the best salmon fishing river in the South Island. The ‘Rangi’ More...

Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing Competition winner 2012-featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, February 18th, 2017
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Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2km from Mouth 2017 Pics

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury » Canterbury Rivers » Page 2 Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2kms from the Mouth 2017 Salmon Pics, Video and Report (scroll down) This is More...

Brian Mercer's Hurunui-River monster trout weighed 14 lbs 10 oz
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, July 26th, 2016
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Hurunui River Monster Trout on Scarborough Reel, and Rapala

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury » Canterbury Rivers » Page 2 Hurunui River Monster Trout on Scarborough Reel, 6lb line and Rapala by Lex Coutts Brian and his Hurunui-River monster trout smile for the camera. Some More...

Glenariffe Salmon Research Station
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, June 25th, 2016
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Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station – Upper Rakaia River

Looking Back at the Old Glenariffe Salmon Research Station by Nelson Boustead View of the Glenariffe Salmon Research Station looking downstream along the shingle braids of the Upper Rakaia River. The Glenariffe More...

Lake Tennyson
By Allan Burgess On Friday, July 31st, 2015
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Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River by Piscator

Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River Lake Tennyson is in the headwaters of the Clarence River, Nelson-Marlborough region. Holds good numbers of medium-sized trout according to Fish & Game. The Clarence River More...

Waimakariri salmon Greg.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, July 13th, 2015
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Salmon Fishing – Waimakariri River, 2006 – 2007

Waimakariri River Salmon Season 2006 – 2007 Salmon caught at the mouth of the Waimakariri River. The 2006/2007 salmon season has seen the first marked improvement in fish numbers for many years. Most of this More...

Leigh Tobeck with a very fat 7.5 pound searun brown trout taken in the Rangitata River. What a well fed fish! Photograph by Darryl French.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, May 21st, 2015
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Rangitata River Salmon, Trout, and Surfcasting

Lesly (Haggis from Scotland) with his limit bag from the Rangitata River. 22 and 26 lbs. Photo: Darryl French. Rangitata River Salmon, Trout, and Surfcasting with Allan Burgess The “Rangi” as it is affectionately More...