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West Coast Fishing Regulations, 2016-2017

The following is our understanding of the regulations that apply to trout and salmon fishing in the West Coast region from 1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016.  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.

Open season
Size limit
Bag limits
Methods allowed
General rules        
All fishing waters       Because of the risk of spreading the invasive alga didymo, anglers must clean their fishing gear, waders and boots, especially when moving between rivers. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert.
All waters in the region not listed below

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Fishing waters        
Ahaura River downstream from the Haupiri confluence

Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Arahura River upstream of Milltown (Landsburgh) Bridge

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Arahura River downstream of Milltown (Landsburgh) Bridge

Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait

Arawhata River upstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Arawhata River downstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Arnold River

Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Big Ditch Creek upstream of State Highway No. 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Big Ditch Creek downstream of State Highway No. 67

Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Big River

1 Oct-30 Apr

 

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Big Totara River downstream of SH6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Big Wanganui River

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Bruce Stream

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sport fish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Brunner, Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Buller River upstream of Lyell confluence

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
This river is affected by didymo. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert for details.

Buller River downstream of Lyell confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
This river is affected by didymo. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert for details.

Cascade River downstream of Martyr confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Cook River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Cook River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Crooked River

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Deadmans Creek upstream of State Highway No. 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Deadmans Creek downstream of State Highway No. 67

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Deep Creek

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Duck Creek

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ellery, Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Trout & salmon: 250mm minimum

Brown trout: 24
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Gowan River

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
This river is affected by didymo. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert for details.

Grey River upstream of Clarke confluence

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Grey River downstream of Clarke confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Haast River upstream of Pleasant Flat Bridge

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait.
This river is affected by didymo. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert for details.
Haast River downstream of Pleasant Flat Bridge

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait.
This river is affected by didymo. See Didymo Biosecurity Alert for details.

Hapuka River

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Harris Creek

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Haupiri Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Haupiri River

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Hindleys Creek

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Hokitika River upstream of the swing bridge at Lower Gorge

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Hokitika River downstream of the swing bridge at Lower Gorge

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ianthe Lake (except the outlet)

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ianthe Lake outlet

Closed

N/A
N/A N/A
Inangahua River (Lower) except between Perserverance Bridge and the Buller confluence

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Inangahua River (Lower) from Perserverance Bridge to Buller confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Jacobs River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Jacobs River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kaniere, Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kaniere River

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Karamea River and tributaries above the cableway at the mouth of Lower Gorge

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Karamea River downstream of the cableway at the mouth of Lower Gorge

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Karangarua River upstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Karangarua River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kohaihai River upstream of Heaphy Track Bridge

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Kohaihai River downstream of Heaphy Track Bridge

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kokatahi River upstream of Styx confluence

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Kokatahi River downstream of Styx confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Kumara/Kapitea Reservoir system upstream of Old Christchurch Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Kumara/Kapitea Reservoir system downstream of Old Christchurch Road

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Larrys Creek

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Little Totara River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Little Totara River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Little Wanganui River upstream of the cableway

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Little Wanganui River downstream of the cableway

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Mahinapua, Lake and outlet creek

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Mahitahi River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Mahitahi River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Mapourika, Lake
(except for McDonalds Creek which is closed - see below)

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-31 Mar

Trout & salmon: 250mm minimum

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Martins Creek upstream of Martins Creek Bridge

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Martins Creek downstream of Martins Creek Bridge

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
McDonalds Creek at Lake Mapourika Closed
N/A
N/A N/A
Mikonui River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Mikonui River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Moeraki, Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct - 31 Mar

Trout & salmon: 250mm minimum

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Moeraki River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Moeraki River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Mokihinui River and tributaries upstream of the cableway at Welcome Creek

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Mokihinui River downstream of the cableway at Welcome Creek

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Molloy Creek

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Moonlight Creek

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Murray Creek

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
New River upstream of State Highway 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
New River downstream of State Highway 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ngakawau River upstream of State Highway 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Ngakawau River downstream of State Highway 67

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Nile River upstream of Awakere confluence

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Nile River downstream of Awakere confluence

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ohikanui River

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Ohinetamatea River All year No limit Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Okari River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Okari River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Okarito River and lagoon

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Okuru River upstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Okuru River downstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Omoeroa River downstream of State Highway 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Omoeroa River downstream of State Highway 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Oparara River upstream of Karamea Kohaihai Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Oparara River downstream of Karamea Kohaihai Road

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Orangipuku River

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Orawaiti River upstream of State Highway 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Orawaiti River downstream of State Highway 67

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Paringa, Lake
including Windbag Stream

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-31 Mar

Trout & salmon: 250mm minimum

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Paringa River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Paringa River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Poerua River (South Westland) upstream of State Highway 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Poerua River (South Westland) downstream of State Highway 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Porarari River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Porarari River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Punakaiki River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Punakaiki River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Rough River

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Stony Creek

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Taramakau River upstream of Bridge at Jacksons

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Taramakau River downstream of Bridge at Jacksons

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Totara River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Totara River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Turnbull River upstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Turnbull River downstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Wahapo, Lake

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waiatoto River upstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Waiatoto River downstream of Haast/Jackson Bay Road

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waikukupa River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Waikukupa River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waimangaroa River upstream of State Highway No. 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Waimangaroa River downstream of State Highway No. 67

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waita River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Waita River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waitaha River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Waitaha River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Waitahu River and tributaries

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Total sportsfish: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Whakapohi River upstream of State Highway No. 6

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Whakapohi River downstream of State Highway No. 6

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Whareatea River upstream of State Highway 67

1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artifical fly, spinner, bait
Whareatea River downstream of State Highway 67

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Whataroa River

Trout: All year

Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr

No limit

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Whitcombe River Trout: All year
Salmon: 1 Oct-30 Apr
No limit Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2
Artificial fly, spinner, bait
Windbag Stream (Paringa, Lake)

Trout: 1 Oct-30 Apr

Salmon: 1 Oct-31 Mar

Trout & salmon: 250mm minimum

Brown trout: 2
Rainbow trout: 2
Salmon: 2

Artificial fly, spinner, bait

 

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