Category Archives: Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers

Central South Island Fish & Game Region extends from the south bank of the Rakaia River in the north to Moeraki in the south, and inland to Lake Ohau. Including the Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals.

Lake Alexandrina Winter Fishing – Mackenzie Country Trout Fly Fishing

Lake Alexandrina fishing.

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers Lake Alexandrina Winter Fishing – Mackenzie Country Trout Fly Fishing by Muzza  Video: a quick look at the baches (cribs) at the southern end of Lake Alexandrina. The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess The road to Lake Alexandrina. The More...

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Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the back ground Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, May 17th, 2018
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Lake Heron – at 6.3 sq kms the largest of the Ashburton Lakes

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers Spin fishing around the shoreline of Lake Heron. In the background Mt Sugarloaf is shrouded by low cloud. Lake Heron Trout & Salmon More...

The old Single Men's Quarters at Hakatere Corner once provided accommodation for farm workers and shearing gangs working on the vast Hakatere Sheep Station.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, March 10th, 2018
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Ashburton Lakes: Ten lakes make up the Ashburton Lakes Group

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers The old Single Men’s Quarters at Hakatere Corner once provided accommodation for farm workers and shearing gangs working on the vast More...

Brown Trout, Lake Emma, Ashburton Lakes trout fishing. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Lake Emma and Lake Roundabout – Ashburton Lakes, Fly and Spin Fishing

Lakes Emma and Roundabout A typical brown trout from Lake Emma weighing around 4 to 5lb. It is the darkest I’ve seen so far! Photograph courtesy of Paul Spicer. This lake cannot be seen from the Hakatere Potts More...

View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The conical shape of Mt Sugarloaf on the eastern side of Lake Heron can be seen in the center of the picture some 10 kms away.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 8th, 2018
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Maori Lakes in the Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers Maori Lakes – O Tu Wharekai View looking north over one of the two Maori Lakes from the Hakatere Heron Road. The conical shape of More...

A think six pound brown from beneath a Tekapo River drop-off. Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, March 7th, 2018
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Tekapo River Trout Fishing Lesson – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice

Tekapo River Trout Fishing Lesson – The Sorcerer’s Apprentice By Paul Corliss A think six-pound brown from beneath a Tekapo River drop-off. “How’d you go?” I said, looking over my shoulder More...

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals ebook
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, January 20th, 2018
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The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals E-book Published January 2018 ISBN 978-0-9582933-8-9. Published by Allan Burgess. Copyright © Allan Burgess 2018. First Published 2018 Special pricing 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...

Monster 35lb rainbow trout from the Twizel Canals.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, September 25th, 2017
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Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals – Video

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video Enormous 35lb Rainbow Jack Trout from the Twizel Canals. Above: A four-pound More...

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, June 28th, 2017
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Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing – Angler Etiquette

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing – Angler Etiquette A huge rainbow trout is quickly weighed, photographed and released to fight another day. Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. I recently More...