SpotX Freshwater Spots in North Canterbury Print

Rangitata River Mouth, north side



SpotX freshfish (246.4)
Method:Spin, fly and lure-fishing
Restrictions:1 October to 31 August
Fit:moderate
Skill:intermediate
Access:The mouth can be accessed either by boat or or four-wheeler around the lagoon.
Fishing Tip:Legendary spin-fishing for salmon from December to March. Most of the salmon fishing on the Rangitata is between the mouth and SH1. Though most anglers target salmon, there are a lot of sea-run browns in the lower river.