Library Fishing Report braided river

braided river

From: 07/01/2017
To: 07/01/2017
Type of Water: Freshwater
Species: Rainbow trout, Brown trout
Most of the time I tested the caddis on Canterbury Braided Rivers as many of these remain open for winter fishing and in particular the month of May offered some of the most stand out angling we have seen for many years and its always a pleasure getting out for some personal fishing time as well sharing experiences with friends.

These large rivers are unique to Canterbury and often flow in a series of braids over very wide and expansive stoney river bed, the pattern and course of these braids frequently change every time the river freshes or floods due to their expansive Southern Alp catchments but there is many times the flow stabilizes and it’s these that form the best times to fish them. Because of the sheer volume of water and relatively small population of trout a certain skill s View more...


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