Canterbury

Canterbury Fresh and Saltwater Fishing. Canterbury trout and salmon fishing spots. Sea fishing and surfcasting around Christchurch and Canterbury (Sea fishing around Canterbury scroll down the page in the sidebar on the right). 

Canterbury Winter Fishing Blues

Canterbury Winter Fishing Blues

Canterbury Winter Fishing Blues By Piscator As an angler, don't you just hate winter? The salmon runs are over and…

17/05/2022

Waiau River Salmon and Trout Fishing – North Canterbury

Waiau River - Trout and Salmon The Waiau River mouth is some 18 kilometres to the northeast of the Hurunui…

02/03/2022

Lake Forsyth, Canterbury low land lake 50 kms from Christchurch

Te Roto o Wairewa/Lake Forsyth Contains brown trout and redfin perch Lake Forsyth has been plagued by periodic toxic algal…

18/02/2022

50 Years of Salmon Fishing by Clive Morriss – bamboo rods, bakelite reels

50 Years of Salmon Fishing By Clive Morriss After 50 years of salmon fishing, the anticipation and expectation are as…

20/01/2022

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips This article is aimed at helping the complete beginner angler who wants to travel to Lake…

22/10/2021

Lake Sarah and Lake Grasmere Trout Fishing – Canterbury high country

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

19/10/2021

Big Brown Trout – Selwyn, Ashley and LII Rivers – Close to Christchurch

By Tim Nichol I thought you might like this story about getting snapped off by a 10-pounder plus big brown…

09/10/2021

Night Time Lurking – Fishing Lake Ellesmere and its Tributaries

Night Time Lurking - Fishing Lake Ellesmere and its Tributaries; Harts, Irwell, Halswell, Selwyn and the LII  Night Time Lurking…

21/08/2021

Night Fishing with Lures – Hart’s Creek, L2, Halswell and Selwyn Rivers

Night Fishing with Lures - "Old School" - Fewer and fewer anglers lip-hook a live bully and flop its fat…

14/08/2021

Hurunui River Salmon and Trout Fishing – Photographs and 2018 Update

Hurunui River Trout and Salmon Fishing Video The Hurunui River is one of the best salmon rivers in New Zealand's…

18/07/2021