SpotX Freshwater Spots in Otago Print

Manuherikia River, Fisher Lane




SpotX freshfish (278.8)
Method:Fly, spin and bait-fishing
Restrictions:1 October to 30 April, one trout per day
Fit:moderate
Skill:intermediate
Access:Take SH85 from Alexandra for 3km, then Galloway Road and after the bridge take Fisher Lane to its end.
Fishing Tip:A good area for spin-fishing early in the season. Once the river level drops and clears in summer, fly anglers will do better. There are a number of access points further up this valley worth considering.