Category: Freshwater Fisheries

Angler’s regional guide to enable you to plan a great fishing holiday itinerary. Our trout and salmon fisheries are rated among the best in the world. Every year thousands of Kiwis and overseas visitors experience the wonderful angling opportunities afforded by our pristine lakes, rivers and streams.

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Freshwater Fisheries

New Zealand is a freshwater angler’s dream location. Our trout and salmon fisheries are rated…

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Southland

Notable Waters: Mataura and Oreti Rivers - This region encompassing Fiordland and Southland has a…

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Otago

Notable Waters: Clutha and Hunter Rivers - This region extends from the Shag River down…

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Central South Island

Notable Waters: Rangitata and Opihi Rivers - The Central region extends from the Rakaia River…

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West Coast

Notable Waters: Karamea and Hokitika Rivers - This region extends some 800 kms from Karamea…

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North Canterbury

Notable Waters: Rakaia and Waimakariri Rivers - This outstanding sports fishing region extends from the…

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Nelson – Marlborough

Notable Waters: Motueka and Buller Rivers - This region boasts the sunniest climate in New…

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Taupo

Notable Waters: Tongariro and Waitahanui Rivers - This expansive crater lake, together with its inflowing…

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Wellington

Notable Waters: Hutt and Rangitikei Rivers - Our capital city is built on a magnificent…

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Hawke’s Bay

Notable Waters: Lake Tutira and the Tukituki River - This sun-drenched region embraces a number…

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Taranaki

Notable Waters: Waingongoro and Manganuioteao Rivers - Taranaki offers a wide diversity of fishing experiences…

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Eastern Region

Notable Waters: Lake Tarawera and Ruakituri River - This vast region extends from Tauranga Harbour…

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Auckland – Waikato

Notable Waters: Waipa and Whakapapa Rivers - This fascinating region includes the Coromandel Peninsula and…

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Northland

Notable Waters: Kai Iwi Lakes, Waipapa River - New Zealand’s most northerly trout fishing region…

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Fish Species

Angler's regional guide to enable you to plan a great fishing holiday itinerary. Our trout…