Category Archives: Waimakariri River

Waimakariri River Fishing: excellent salmon fishing and searun brown trout fishing. Top spots: McIntoshes Rocks, Kaiapoi River mouth. Banana Hole. Good river-mouth fishing. Rainbow trout upstream. Best salmon fishing is in January to March. With March and possibly April being the best months for salmon. Searun brown trout early in season especially near SH1 bridge.

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video – Close to Christchurch City

Anton Ortiz caught this salmon at Macintoshes Rocks on 9 March 2016. It weighed 12.4lbs making it a bit smaller than a 21 lbs salmon Anton caught the previous week.

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video (Latest items near the bottom of the page) Video Title: Salmon Landed Fishing at McIntosh’s Rocks – Waimakariri River. Description: Quinnat Salmon being landed at McIntosh’s Rocks, 2km upstream from the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River, near Christchurch, More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 2 months ago
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 » Waimakariri River Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2kms from the Mouth 2017 Salmon Pics, Video and Report (scroll down) This 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...

A good size salmon each for these anglers fishing the Waimakariri River 2012.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, February 18th, 2015
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Waimakariri River Trout and Salmon, 91 photos, maps, access

Home » Destinations S.I. » Canterbury » Canterbury Rivers » Waimakariri River Waimakariri River Trout and Salmon Fishing Sea-run Brown Trout – October to December Waimakariri River trout and salmon fishing More...

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By Allan Burgess On Monday, January 12th, 2015
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Kingfish caught at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River

Yellowtail kingfish from the Waimakarii River mouth. Photo courtesy of Keith Gallagher. Kingfish caught at the mouth of the Waimakariri River Although we are unsure about the identity of the angler one thing is More...

Norm Thackwell with what would be one of the heaviest salmon ever landed in New Zealand. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, December 23rd, 2014
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One of the heaviest salmon caught in New Zealand

Norm Thackwell with what would be one of the heaviest salmon ever landed in New Zealand. It weighed 42 pounds (37.8 pounds gilled and gutted) or 19.1kg. Landed on an ABU 6500 baitcaster reel. One of the Heaviest More...