Central South Island

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.

Maori Lakes in the Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Maori Lakes in the Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Maori Lakes - O Tu Wharekai The Maori Lakes are a challenge for any trout angler. These lakes are shallow…

02/03/2024

Lake Emily – Ashburton Lakes, Canterbury high country trout fishing

Lake Emily Brook Trout Fishing Contains Fontinalis (Brook Trout or Char) Turn right off the Hakatere Heron Road 2 km…

02/10/2022

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals

By Allan Burgess Here are some Twizel Canals Fishing Tips to get you started. There is 58 km of hydro…

10/06/2022

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

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

Tekapo River Spin Fishing by Paul Corliss

Tekapo River Spin Fishing by Paul Corliss "Come in Spinner" “YOU fly-boys have got no idea, have you? Even with your flash…

31/12/2018

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

Tips for Fishing the Mackenzie Country Canals by Allan Burgess This is a video of the same fish shown in…

04/07/2018

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter – Angler Etiquette – Photo Gallery

Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing - Angler Etiquette Mackenzie Country Canals Mid-Winter Fishing. I recently spent several weeks fishing the…

28/06/2018