Category Archives: Twizel Canals

Fishing the Twizel Canals of the Central South Island Fish and Game Region. The Twizel Canals, in the Mackenzie Country, South Canterbury, are part of the Upper Waitaki Hydro Electricity Development Scheme. The Fishing is very good with many big brown and rainbow trout.

Mackenzie Country Canals Fishing Tips – How to Fish the Canals – Video

Short Fat Brown Trout Ohau Canal

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Tips for Fishing the Mackenzie Country Canals by Allan Burgess This short fat brown trout was caught in the Ohau Canal by Paul Spicer. I’d say it had been feeding on pellets from the Mount Cook Salmon Farm. The condition factor was amazing for such a short More...

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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...

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 – Maps & Video

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

Fish recovery operation being conducted in the Tekapo Canal .
By Allan Burgess On Friday, July 10th, 2015
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Study Shows the Twizel Canals Fishery More Self-Sustaining than First Thought

Twizel Canals Fishery in Good Nick! Fish recovery operation being conducted in the Tekapo Canal. Photo courtesy of Genesis Energy. by Allan Burgess A recent study of fish life, habitat and prey species, conducted More...

Fishing at the Benmore Salmon Farm near Twizel.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, January 5th, 2015
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Ohau Canal in the MacKenzie Country – Salmon Fish Farm Gages – Video

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals Mackenzie Country Ohau Canal – Salmon Fish Farm Gages One of my favourite fishing areas is the Mackenzie Basin and More...

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By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, November 26th, 2014
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Tekapo Canal Fishing Tale by John Cullinane

Home » Destinations S.I. » Central South Island F&G Lakes and Rivers » Twizel Canals John Cullinane rounds out a Northerner’s bucket list salmon fishing trip with this 13 lb Chinook salmon taken at More...