Hamish Milner with a 20 lb eel caught at the Yyton River mouth area. Many fishermen have reported large eels swimming near them while they have been fishing around Lake Coleridge at night. Photograph courtesy of Noela Mitchell.
Fishing for Eels – Eels are a NZ Native Species

Fishing for Eels Some coarse fishing clubs include eels in their fishing events Eels on.