A large steelhead, rainbow trout, from the Kalum River near Terrace, in British Columbia, Canada. There is no evidence of sea-run rainbow trout in New Zealand.
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.

Mark Ho with a huge sea-run brown trout he caught from the Selwyn River on 8 November 2012. It tipped the scales at 10 pounds. Mark caught it just on dark with a black and gold Toby.
Selwyn River Brown Trout Fishing – popular also for night fishing

By Allan Burgess Selwyn River Brown Trout Fishing I have been told many stories by.