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Salmon Fishing (South Island only) Chinook or Quinnat Salmon - Oncorhynchus tshawytscha

What Do Salmon Eat In The Sea
What Do Salmon Eat In The Sea? - by Gavin James, NIWA, Christchurch
Salmon fishing mates
Salmon fishingat the Rangitata River.
Salmon anglers take a break
Salmon fishing with mates at the Waitaki River.
 
 
 

 

Quinnat Salmon caught in the Waimakariri River

Quinnat Salmon - Colouration, Identification and Introduction into New Zealand

The Complete Guide to River Mouth Salmon F ishing on DVD by Allan Burgess
The Complete Guide to River Mouth Salmon Fishing DVD
Salmon were first released in South Canterbury on the 24th January 1877 into the Opihi River seven miles above Pleasant Point. The salmon fishery has faced many hurdles and continues to do so!
South Canterbury Salmon Since 1877
Trolling & Spin Fishing for Trout by Allan Burgess
Trolling & Spin Fishing for Trout
Re-spooling fishing line
Changing Line on your fishing reels. Salmon fishing is hard on fishing line It should be replaced regularly.
Abu 7000C
Monster salmon from Otago
Otago Harbour Salmon Fishing
Fix leaky waders
How to fix: Leaking Waders
Salmon angling's unspoken rules
Salmon anglers fishing the "Picket Fence" at the mouth of the Rangitata River.
Big chinook salmon from the Waitaki River
Fish of a lifetime

Salmon Rivers

East Coast S.I.
Waiau River
Hurunui River
Waimakariri River
Ashburton River
Rakaia River
Rangitata River
Orari River
Opihi River
Waitaki River
Moeraki
Otago Harbour
Clutha River
West Coast S.I.
Taramakau River
Kaniere. Lake River
Hokitika River
Waitaha River
Poerua River
Paringa. Lake
Mapoutika. Lake
Salmon MAP
Bottling salmon and other fish
Bottling Salmon
Having finally landed a salmon, the question often asked is, "What do I do with so much fish?" ...
Colorado spoons for salmon
Salmon fishing with a Colorado Spoon.
Salmon lure and lead sinker
How to fish a feathered lure for salmon on spinning gear.
Salmon Spinners - different colours.
Salmon zed spinners
Rakaia Rivermouth
Salmon anglers fish from an "island" at the Rakaia River-mouth (big pic).
Chinook salmon from Kenai River, Alaska.
Kenai River, in Alaska, USA, Ms. Jackie L. Johnson's Chinook salmon weighing in at 32.74 kg (72 lb 3 oz). 
Salmon release into Otago Harbour.
11,000 salmon smolt being released into Otago Harbour
Amazine Baits Ticer Review
Amazing Baits Ticer Video Review
Salmon caught at the mouth of Canterbury's Waimakariri River.
Sometimes salmon take very softly!
Waimakariri River salmon.
Kahawai and Salmon Fishing Tips Waimakariri River
Low-mount Reels on Salmon/Surf Rods
Low-mount Reels on Salmon/Surf Rods
Salmon caught at the mouth of the Waimakariri River last season.
Waitaki River Salnmon
Malcolm Bell with four salmon.
Lake Coleridge landlocked salmon
Salmon close to Dunedin
Rakaia River Searun
Land-locked salmon
Land-locked salmon in South Island lakes
Looking after your Salmon Catch
Looking after your Salmon Catch
Swimming upstream - How Salmon Farming Developed in New Zealand
Swimming Upstream - How Salmon Farming Developed in New Zealand
Ashburton Man Wins Big At Rakaia
Ashburton Man Wins Big At Rakaia
Salmon Rivers
Salmon fishing map New Zealand, South Island
South Island Salmon Fishing Rivers Map
Salmon caught on a white zed spinner.
White Zed Spinners
4wd bike in river
Salmon Angling and 4WD Vehicles
Salmon Fly Lines and Salmon Flies with John Hey. picture.
Salmon Fly Lines and Salmon Flies with John Hey.
Salmon Flies - yellow rabbit fly.
Salmon on the Fly
Lady angler with salmon from Otago Harbour
Another Otago Harbour salmon.
Send Us Your Picture
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Small picture: A pair of big salmon taken from the Waitaki River by Rodger Colville.
Waitaki River - Salmon Fishing in Big Water
The New Brighton Sports Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing Contest was a great success despite relatively few salmon being weighed in during the event. Salmon caught at the mouth of the Waimakariri River. Small pic
Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing Contest 6 March 2010 New Brighton Sports - Waimakariri Lower River Fishing MAP
Salmon taken on the Waimakariri River 13 March 2011.
Salmon Success
Zedabou Salmon Fly
Zedabou Salmon Fly
Rangitata River (Rangi) 17 lb salmon 7 January 2008. This photograph courtesy of Malcolm Bell - The Complete Angler.
Four Salmon From Four Rivers
Salmon fishing holiday from Australia.
salmon-canterbury-rod.htm
Canterbury Lure Rod
The Canterbury lure rod is a local innovation designed to get a lure down to the bottom of Canterbury's fast flowing braided rivers for searun brown trout and salmon.
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Salmon Ticers
Salmon Ticers
New Zealand Salmon Anglers Association
New Zealand Salmon Anglers Association is an organisation representing the fishery in the South Island of New Zealand. Our objectives are the enhancement and protection of the salmon fishery.
Foul Hooked Salmon Released in the Waimakariri River
Salmon Spinners and Winding Speed
Sometimes you have to chase the salmon. Man fishing for salmon sitting down.
Sometimes you have to chase the salmon
Salmon anglers at sunrise
The best time to fish for salmon is at first light.
Rangitata Salmon picture by Malcolm Bell
Silver quinnat salmon taken straight from the surf on the north side of the Rangitata River mouth.
Baitcaster reels and birdsnests
The dreaded "birds nest" or freespool over-run when salmon angling.
60,000 Salmon Smolt Released by North Canterbury Fish & Game at Montrose on the Rakaia River - 13 July 2008
Salmon Smolt Release - Montrose
 
 
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