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.

Mackenzie Canals Fishing Tips – Be prepared to try different things

Mackenzie Canals Fishing Tips – Be prepared to try different things

Mackenzie Canals Fishing Tips - More good tips for fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess I have fished the…

03/07/2021

Egg Rolling – How to Drift Fish the Mackenzie Country Canals

Egg Rolling - How to Drift Fish the Mackenzie Country Canals - Best Rod, Reel, and Terminal Rig for the…

01/05/2021

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals, Maps Video

By Allan Burgess Twizel Canals Fishing Tips - Plus 35lb rainbow video Here are some Twizel Canals Fishing Tips to…

05/03/2021

Twizel Canals – Should they be catch and release only?

Twizel Canals - Should they be catch and release only? by Allan Burgess One of the controversies that surround fishing…

25/09/2020

Lake Benmore Trout Fishing – A Week In Paradise By Ken Twyman

Lake Benmore Brass Monkey Trout Fishing Trip By Ken Twyman Update now includes Lake Benmore - Alf Palmer Memorial Fishing…

22/09/2020

Bikini Trout Twizel Canals Fishing Story

by Roland Brunner and Nantyia Boontong Determined anglers Nantiya and partner Roland have been travelling around New Zealand in their…

19/04/2020

Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video – Don’t Panic Stay Calm

Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video   Having spent some time down at the canals I have…

11/11/2019

Dressed Jigs for Monster Trout and Salmon in the Twizel Canals – Video

Dressed Jigs - How to Tie Your Own by Allan Burgess Video: Tying Dressed Jigs for the Twizel Canals Dressed…

02/05/2019

Orari River Trout and Salmon Fishing – South Canterbury

Orari River - Salmon, Brown Trout, Surfcasting and whitebaiting A few salmon are still landed from the surf during the…

19/04/2019

Waitaki River Salmon Fishing Contest Winning fish weights since 1984

Waitaki River Salmon Weights During the 1990s I spent a good deal of time salmon fishing the lower Waitaki River,…

12/04/2019