Category Archives: Southland-Fiordland

Oreti River, Southland, Quality Brown Trout Fishing on Spinner and Fly

My initial excitement saw me predicting 10lbs plus, however, the scales said 8lb even. Still, I let out a whoop and a holler and allowed myself a celebratory cigarette. The fish weighed more than my son David born a week earlier at 7 1/2lb. so definitely another proud moment for me. Oreti River. Featured image.

Oreti River – ”If it is over your ankles fish it” by Bryce Stupples My initial excitement saw me predicting 10lbs plus, however, the scales said 8lb even. Still, I let out a whoop and a holler and allowed myself a celebratory cigarette. The fish weighed more than my son David born a week earlier at 7 1/2lb. so definitely another proud More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 2 months ago
The big brown trout from the Mataura River taken on a silver Tasmanian Devil in muddy water! Featured image.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, September 21st, 2018
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Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River

Mataura River – Southland’s Famed Brown Trout River was Running High and Discoloured by Bryce Stupples The big brown trout from the Mataura River taken on a silver Tasmanian Devil in muddy water! It More...

Fishing Foveaux Strait.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, June 4th, 2018
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Fishing Foveaux Strait at the Bottom of the South Island

Fishing Foveaux Strait by Bryce Stupples The author with a brace of school groper – the largest weighing 25lb. Fishing in Foveaux Strait. I ’m the first to admit that I’m no saltwater fishing expert. More...

By Allan Burgess On Thursday, October 26th, 2017
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Te Anau, Fiordland – New Zealand’s fly fishing capital

Te Anau – New Zealand’s fly fishing capital View across Lake Manapouri. Te Anau, to either the dedicated fishermen with ample time to spare or to the angler who can only spare a few hours, it’s More...

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By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing, Doubtful Sound, Breaksea Sound

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland Genesis II at Deep Cove, Doubtful Sound, Fiordland. Fiordland Deep-Sea Fishing I had an opportunity to return to Fiordland by adding my name to a list for a charter More...

By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Fiordland Sea Fishing Adventure

Home » Destinations S.I. » Southland-Fiordland A Fiordland groper. Fiordland Sea Fishing There is a spot just past Oke Island where the bottom slopes down to over 200 metres. Stoney started us at the 60m crest More...