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North Canterbury Fishing Regulations, 2016-2017

The following is our understanding of the regulations that apply to trout and salmon fishing in the North Canterbury region from 1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017.  Where general rules do not apply, lakes and rivers are listed in alphabetical order for quick reference.

The information presented here is not meant to be taken as a complete statement of the law. Please refer to the South Island regulations booklet supplied with your fishing licence or view an online booklet at the Fish & Game New Zealand website.

Authorised tackle

Scented artificial lures may be used in all waters other than fly-fishing-only waters, when actively fished so as to imitate a moving bait fish.

Hours of fishing for salmon

No person may take salmon from any river between the hours of 11pm and 4am in December and January, and between 10pm and 5am for any other month of the year.

Eastern and western zones

The North Canterbury region is divided into two zones:

Eastern zone: The area to the east of a line extending from a white post (on Double Hill Road visible from the river) on the south bank of the Rakaia River, to a white post on the north bank (near the Coleridge Power Station tailrace), to the confluence of the Staircase Stream and the Waimakariri River (above Woodstock), to the Oxford-Glentui Road Bridge on the Ashley River, to the junction of the Hurunui River with the South Branch, to the junction of the Waiau and Hope Rivers; and excluding Lake Rubicon.

Western zone: The area to the west of the eastern zone plus Lake Rubicon.

 
Season

Size limit

Bag limit
Methods allowed
General rules
Eastern and Western zones
Within 100m of the outfall of any licensed fish farm
Closed
N/A
N/A
N/A
Eastern zone
All lakes, rivers and streams in the eastern zone not mentioned below
1 Oct-30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Fishing from boats, including both boats that are mechanically propelled (trolling) and those that are not, is permitted.

Note: All rivers and waterways downstream of State Highway 1 are closed from 1 May until 30 Sept.
Western zone
All lakes in the western zone not mentioned below
1 Nov -30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon:N/A

Artificial fly, spinner.

Time restrictions apply in those western zone lakes that are open between 1 June and 31 August. Fishing is permitted between 5am and 12 midnight only.

All tributaries of lakes in the western zone not mentioned below

1 Dec-30 Apr
Closed to salmon fishing

None
Trout: 2
Salmon: N/A
Artificial fly, spinner
All Western zone rivers not mentioned below

Trout:  1 Oct-30 Apr
Closed to salmon  fishing

None

Trout: 4

No bait fishing permitted.
Fishing from boats, including both boats that are mechanically propelled (trolling) and those that are not, is permitted.

Fishing waters
Acheron River (which flows from Lake Lyndon) 1 Oct-30 Apr None Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Ada River 1 Oct-30 Apr Maximum
400mm
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner

Ashley River above Ashley Gorge Bridge

1 Oct-30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Ashley River below Ashley Gorge Bridge All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Askley River below SH1 1 May - 30 Sept Closed
Avon River
above the Armagh Street bridge
1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Avon River between the Armagh and Barbadoes Street bridges Closed N/A
N/A
N/A
Avon River below the Barbadoes Street bridge All year

Trout and Salmon: None

Tench 150mm maximum

Total sportsfish: 4 with max of of 2 trout, 2 salmon and 1 tench

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Blackwater Lake 10 Dec -30 Apr None Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner
Boat fishing is not permitted

Boyle River 1 Oct-30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner

Broken River and its tributaries (except Winding Creek which is closed)

7 Nov -30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Cam River above the Smith St Bridge 1 Oct-31 March
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: Nil
Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Trout fishing only. Salmon fishing is not permitted.
Cam River below the Smith St Bridge to the confluence with the Kaiapoi River 1 Oct-31 March
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 1
Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Trout fishing only.
Cass Hill Stream (Bullock Creek) 1 Oct-31 Mar N/A Trout 2 Artificial fly, spinner.
Catherine (Monck), Lake
1 Nov-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Flyfishing only.
Boat fishing is not permitted.

Christchurch Groynes Fishing Lakes

All year to licence holders under 18 years as at 1 Oct.
(Closed to licence holders aged over 18 years).

Closed to coarse fishing.

None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Bait fishing for both trout and salmon is permitted.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Clearwater Resort fishing lakes 3, 4 and 5.

1 Oct-30 Apr
Closed to coarse fishing

 

None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

 

Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Fishing from boats is permitted.
Clearwater Resort lakes except for 3, 4 and 5. Closed NA NA NA
Coleridge, Lake

7 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun-31 Aug

(Closed May and September each year)

None

Total sportsfish: 4 of which only 2 can be trout

Artificial fly, spinner

Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Fishing from boats being mechanically propelled (trolling) is also permitted.

Coleridge Tailrace 1 Oct - 31 Mar
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Cora Lynn Stream 1 Oct - 30 April None Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Courtney Lake All year to licence holders under 17 years as at 1 Oct.
(Closed to licence holders aged over 17 years).
None Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Cust River 1 Oct -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only
Double Hill Stream 1 Oct -28 Feb N/A Trout: 2 Artificial fly, spinner.
Double Hill Flat Streams 1 Oct -28 Feb N/A Trout: 2 Artificial fly, spinner.
Doubtful River 1 Oct -30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Ellesmere, Lake
(Te Waihora)
1 Oct-30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Fishing from boats being mechanically propelled is permitted (trolling).

Esk River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Evelyn, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Ferrymead Park lakes Closed N/A N/A N/A
Forsyth, Lake
All year

Trout: None

Tench: 150mm maximum

Total sportsfish: 4 of which only 2 can be trout and 1 tench

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Fishing from boats being mechanically propelled (trolling) is permitted.
Georgina, Lake

7 Nov -30 Apr

None

Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.
Glenariffe Stream 1 Oct -28 Feb N/A Trout: 2 Artificial fly, spinner.
Goat Hill Stream 1 Oct-31 Mar
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Grasmere, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats is not permitted

Groynes Fishing Lakes, Christchurch

All year to licence holders under 18 years.
Closed to licence holders aged 17 years and over.

Closed to coarse fishing.
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Guyon, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats is not permitted

Hackett's Creek

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-28 Feb (closed 1 March-30 April)

 

None

Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
(no salmon present before end of Feb)

Artificial fly, spinner
Halswell Canal above the Duck Pond Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner Bait fishing.
Halswell Canal below the Duck Pond Road Bridge All year

Trout: None

Tench:150mm maximum

Total sportsfish: 4 of which only 2 can be trout and 1 tench

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing permitted
Halswell River above the Seabridge Rd Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing permitted
Halswell Canal below the Seabridge Rd Bridge All year

Trout: None

Tench:150mm maximum

Total sportsfish: 4 of which only 2 can be trout and 1 tench

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing permitted
Harper River including diversion and tributaries 1 Dec-30 Apr
None
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Harts Creek 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Hawdon, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Boat fishing is not permitted

Hawkins River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Heathcote River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Henrietta, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Henry River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Highbank Power Station tailrace Closed
N/A
 N/A
N/A
Hope River and its tributaries the Boyle, Lewis and Nina Rivers. 1 Oct-30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Hororata River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Hurunui River above Lake Sumner 1 Oct-30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Hurunui River between Lake Sumner and South Branch confluence 1 Oct -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Hurunui River below the South Branch confluence All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Hurunui River, South Branch 1 Oct-30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Hurunui River below SH1 1 May - 30 Sept Closed
Hydra Waters: Access is limited to roughly 3km of the stream. The upper reaches of the stream system are on private land and Mt Algidus Station have closed it to all anglers. 1 Oct-28 Feb
N/A
Trout: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Ida, Lake and Little Lake Ida
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Flyfishing only.
Boat fishing is not permitted

Irwell River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Kaiapoi Lakes
All year

Trout: None

Tench:150mm

Sportfish: 4

Trout: 2

Tench: 1

Salmon: n/a

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
All year: Bait fishing for species other than trout

1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout permitted.

Kaiapoi River upstream of Cust Main Drain confluence 1 Oct-31 Mar
250mm
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0

Artificial fly, spinner
Bait fishing for trout is permitted

Kaiapoi River and tributaries upstream of Williams Street Bridge and below Cost Main Drain

1 Oct - 31 March

250mm
Trout: 2
Salmon:1
Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kaiapoi River downstream of Williams Street Bridge All year
250mm
Trout: 2
Salmon: 1

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
All year: Bait fishing for trout is permitted
1 Oct-31 March and 1 April-30 Sept: Bait fishing for salmon is permitted

Kaituna River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only

Katrine, Loch
All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats being mechanically propelled is permitted.
Kowai River and its tributaries

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-28 Feb (closed 1 March-30 April)

None
Trout: 2
Salmon: N/A (no salmon present before end of Feb)
Artificial fly, spinner.
Lake Stream 1 Oct-31 Mar
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Leader River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Lee Stream 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Letitia, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner
Lewis River 1 Oct-30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
LII (L2) River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Lilian, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Boat fishing is not permitted

Loch Katrine
7 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun - 30 Sep
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.
Lyndon, Lake

7 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun - 31 Aug

None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.
Mandamas River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Manuka Pt Stream 1 Oct-28 Feb
N/A
Trout: 2
Artificial fly, spinner
Marion, Lake
Closed
N/A
N/A
None
Marymere, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Flyfishing only
Mason, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner
Minchin, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner
Monck (Catherine) Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Flyfishing only.
Boat fishing is not permitted

Monopolies Pond
All year

Trout: None

Tench:150mm maximum

Total sportfish: 4

Trout: 2

Tench: 1

Salmon: n/a

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
All year: Bait fishing for species other than trout

1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout permitted.

Nina River 1 Oct-30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Okana River 1 Oct-30 Apr Tench: 150mm maximum Total sportsfish: 4 of which only 2 can be trout and 1 tench Artificial fly, spinner and bait fishing
Okuku River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Okuti River A1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Otukaikino Creek (South Branch of Waimakariri) above Dickies Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Otukaikino Creek (South Branch of Waimakariri) between Dickies Road Bridge and SH1 All year
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 0

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Otukaikino Creek (South Branch of Waimakariri) below SH1 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Pahau River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Pearson, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun - 30 Sep
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner.

Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Porter River 7 Nov -30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Poulter River (including the Poulter River East Branch) 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Rakaia River above the Coleridge Tailrace confluence (in western zone)        
Rakaia River below the Coleridge Tailrace confluence (in eastern zone) All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Rakaia River below SH1 1 Oct - 30 April
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Rotokahatu, Lake
All year

Trout: None

Tench:150mm

Total sportfish: 4

Trout: 2

Tench: 1

Salmon: n/a

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
All year: Bait fishing for species other than trout

1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout permitted.

Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Rubicon, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.
Boat fishing is not permitted.

Ryton River 1 Dec-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Saltwater Creek 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Saint Annes' Lagoon
(near Cheviot)
Closed
N/A
N/A
Sarah, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Flyfishing only.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.
Selfe, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun - 30 Sep
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Artificial fly, spinner.

Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Selwyn River above the SH77 bridge (Glentunnel) 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 1
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner
Selwyn River between the Upper Huts and the SH77 bridge (Glentunnel) 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Selwyn River below the Upper Huts to SH1 All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Selwyn River below SH1 1 Oct - 30 April
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Sheppard, Lake
7 Nov -30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a

Flyfishing only.
Boat fishing is not permitted.

Slovens Creek 7 Nov -30 Apr
Maximum
400mm
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
South Branch of Waimakariri (Otukaikino Creek) above Dickies Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
South Branch of Waimakariri (Otukaikino Creek) between Dickies Road Bridge and SH1 All year
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Otukaikino Creek (South Branch of Waimakariri) below SH1 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
St Annes' Lagoon
(near Cheviot)
Closed
0
None
Styx River above the Marshlands Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Styx River below Marshlands Road Bridge All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Sumner, Lake
All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner
Fishing from boats is permitted, including mechanically propelled boats (trolling).
Taylor, Lake
17 Nov -30 Apr
1 Jun - 30 Sep
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Fishing from boats not being mechanically propelled is permitted.

Te Waihora
(Lake Ellesmere)

1 Oct-30 Apr
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Fishing from boats is permitted, including mechanically propelled boats (trolling).

Tentburn Stream 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Tentburn Outfall (no angling is permitted from on top of the culvert) 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner.

 

Waiau River above the Hope River confluence (western zone) 1 Oct-30 Apr
400mm maximum
Trout: 1
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Waiau River below the Hope River confluence (eastern zone) and SH1 All year
400mm maximum
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Waiau River below SH1 1 Oct - 30 April
400mm maximum
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
         
Waikari River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Waimakariri River above Staircase Stream confluence (western zone) 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Waimakariri, South Branch above Dickies Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Waimakariri, South Branch between Dickies Road Bridge and SH1 All year
None

Trout: 2
Salmon: 2

All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
Waimakariri River below the SH1 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Waipara River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Wairewa River above the Te Oka Bay Road Bridge 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
Artificial fly, spinner.
Bait fishing for trout only.
Wairewa River below the Te Oka Bay Road Bridge All year
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: n/a
All year: Artificial fly, spinner.
1 Oct-30 Apr: Bait fishing for trout only.
West Lake (near Halswell) Closed
N/A
N/A
N/A
Wilberforce Diversion 1 Dec-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Wilberforce River 1 Oct-30 Apr
None
Trout: 2
Salmon: 0
Artificial fly, spinner
Winding Creek 10 Dec – 31 Mar N/A Trout: 2 Artificial fly, spinner
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