Useful Information for Anglers Fishing and Travelling in New Zealand

Posted By Allan Burgess On Monday, March 23rd, 2015 With 0 Comments

Useful Information for Anglers in New Zealand

Fisheries Management
Ministry of Primary Industries – Recreational Sea Fishing: Know the Limits
Ministry of Primary Industries – Fisheries Press Releases
Fish & Game New Zealand – Freshwater Fishing Licenses
D.o.Conservation Whitebait Rules (all NZ except West Coast of the South Island)
D.o.C Whitebaiters Guide to Whitebaiting on the West Coast
D.o.Conservation Taupo Trout Fishing (a separate sports fishing license is required for this region)

Weather Reports and River Flows
Met Service
Twizel Canals Weather Report – Pukaki Airport
Canterbury Weather Updates
River Flows Canterbury

Information for Travellers
Information and Map about Fishing in New Zealand

Fishing Charters
Moeraki Fishing Charters – Moeraki, North Otago
Pelorus Tours – Havelock, Marlborough Sounds
Rodfather Fishing Charters – Kaikoura
Seabird Charters – Nelson

Fishing Guides
Brent Beadle, Lake Brunner, Westland, South Island
Canterbury Fishing Guides
Ian Cole, Wanaka, Otago, South Island

Camping Grounds, Fishing Lodges and Accommodation – Canterbury
Rakaia River Holiday Park & Motels
Rangitata South River Reserve Camping Ground

Fishing Tackle Stores
Fishermans Loft 359 Lincoln Road, Christchurch. Phone 03 338 3131
FishScene Ltd (on-line fishing tackle and fly tying materials). Hataitai, Wellington.
Flyshop NZ (on-line fishing tackle and fly tying materials). Methven, Canterbury. Ph: 0800 379 359
The Complete Angler 484 Cranford Street (Unit 4), Papanui, Christchurch. Phone: 0800 88 264 537
Centrefire McCarthy’s 358 Lower Moray Place, Dunedin

Fishing Clubs
Canterbury Coarse Fishing Club
Canterbury Fly Fishing Club
New Zealand Salmon Anglers Association
South Canterbury Anglers Club

Fishing Tackle New Zealand Wholesalers and Manufacturers
Collins Sports Centre distributes Mansfield sinker moulds and dive weight moulds
Composite Developments
Daiwa New Zealand
Dryline Ltd, manufacturers of quality neoprene waders and accessories
Kilwell Sports New Zealand
McLean Angling New Zealand, Landing Nets
Manic Tackle Project
Penn Fishing New Zealand
Pure Fishing NZ AbuGarcia
Robert A. Conaghan and Alexto Sports
Shimano Fishing New Zealand
Tight Lines

Other Sites and Information
Ocean Kayak New Zealand
Rapala Lures VMC, Sufix, Storm, Blue Fox, Williamson
Riley Elliott – Kiwi Shark Scientist, PhD Student, Documentarist, Marine Ambassador, Atlantis Dive Rep.
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