Trout

All about trout fishing in New Zealand. This category includes other freshwater fish species. Our full trout fishing menu is in the sidebar on the right of this page – scroll down on mobile devices.

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Bibbed Trout Minnows for Trolling and Spin Fishing – All Sold in NZ

Bibbed Trout Minnows for Trolling and Spin Fishing – All Sold in NZ

Bibbed Trout Minnows for Trolling and Spin Fishing each with a Star Rating - Five-Star Lures are the best in…

14/06/2022

Blade Spinners for Trout Fishing – Why not make your own?

Blade Spinners for Trout Fishing - Why not make your own? A look at these old and still popular lures…

10/06/2022

Canterbury Winter Fishing Blues

Canterbury Winter Fishing Blues By Piscator As an angler, don't you just hate winter? The salmon runs are over and…

17/05/2022

Terrestrials and the Trout – A User’s Guide of Fly Patterns to Imitate Them

Terrestrials and the Trout - A User's Guide of Fly Patterns to Imitate Them In Terrestrials and the Trout, Paul…

01/05/2022

Poolburn Dam Brown Trout Fishing – 300 Hectare Lake in Ida Valley Otago

Poolburn Dam Brown Trout Fishing - part of the Old Dunstan trail from the Styx Basin History of Poolburn Dam…

30/04/2022

Steelhead in New Zealand – To Sea or Not to Sea? Often the Question

Steelhead in New Zealand - To Sea or Not to Sea? The Story of Sea-Run Acclimatised Sports Fish in New…

10/02/2022

Spinning for Trout with Lures, Soft Baits, Flies and Bubble Floats

Spinning for Trout with Lures, Softbaits and Bubble Floats By Allan Burgess For the novice angler wanting to catch his…

12/11/2021

November is the month for anglers to explore!

Fish and Game NZ Opening of several backcountry and high-country waterways in the South Island  Anglers across the South Island…

31/10/2021

Evolution of Fly Fishing

Evolution of Fly Fishing - An interesting look back in time By Monty Wright The artificial fly is quite ancient…

30/10/2021

Pool Sharing – A Tale of Two Fishes

By Paul Corliss ”No”! he said emphatically. ”It's my pool and I'll get to it all in good time." He…

08/10/2021