Denis Brundell helping Rod across the Greenstone River.
Caples River – The Dart, Diamond Creek, and the Rees – all in flood

Caples River – The Dart, Diamond Creek, and the Rees – were all in flood.

The author with a butter coloured brown trout taken from the lower Wairau River. Tagging. Featured image.
Radio Tagging Wild Trout in the Wairau River, Marlborough

Radio Tagging Wild Trout in the Wairau River, Marlborough by Ben Grady The phone rang.

Tony Thomas dragging for whitebait in the surf at Okarito.
Okarito River Whitebaiting, Westland, New Zealand

Okarito West Coast Whitebait Run by Keith Reinke All the locals, as well as ourselves,.

The big brown trout from the Mataura River taken on a silver Tasmanian Devil in muddy water! Featured image.
Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River

Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River was Running High and Discoloured by Bryce.

Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai landed on a saltwater fly he tied himself.
Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand.

Our combined morning's catch. Not bad at all considering the horrible rain and wind.
Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain – Early Morning – Rakaia River Gut

Salmon Fishing in the Pouring Rain with Charles Smith It was a rainy miserable morning.

A quad bike returning to South Rakaia Huts. I estimate that it will take at least one hour to walk from South Rakaia Huts along the length of the lagoon to the river mouth itself.
Rakaia Lagoon – stretches lake-like for 5km into the distance – trout and salmon fishing

Rakaia Lagoon February 2012

Morris Clark sits atop his prizes; a brand new Kawasaki 300cc quad bike. Rakaia Salmon Fishing Contest.
Rakaia River Salmon Fishing Contest Photographs

Rakaia River Salmon Contests Photographs 2003-2010 Photographs Allan Burgess A second gallery will be posted.

This 6 lb rainbow was taken on a small Brown Trout pattern Tasmanian Devil lure fished on light spinning gear. According to Ross Millichamp of North Canterbury Fish and Game it was probably one of the rainbows released into the Groynes from a lake at Isaacs just a few miles away.
Groynes Small Fishing Lakes – near Christchurch – juniors under 17 years only

Groynes Small Fishing Lakes and “Take A Kid Fishing” Days Only juniors under the age.

Kaikoura town trout
Trout caught in the middle of Kaikoura township

Kaikoura Trout Fishing and Salmon Releases There were 15,000 x 50g quinnat salmon smolt released.