Freshwater fishing methods
Fish & Game Access Pamphlets
Each regional Fish & Game Council
publishes pamphlets and brochures that include detailed access instructions
and colour maps showing access points to local fishing waters. Otago
and Southland Fish & Game also publish books covering the rivers
and lakes in their areas.
Most pamphlets are available online. Printed
pamphlets are free.
To list the pamphlets available, and for links to online versions,
select the region.
Obtaining printed pamplets
If you would like a printed copy of
any of the pamphlets, either:
- Send a stamped, self-addressed envelope
to the local Fish & Game office
with a request for the pamphlets you want. A standard
letter is available - just add your contact details and print.
- Call into the local
Fish & Game office.
- Call into a local fishing shop. Many have
- Call into the Tongariro
River Motel in Turangi - full sets of pamphlets are available.