SpotX Freshwater Spots in Southland Print

Pourakino River, Pourakino Reserve



SpotX freshfish (32.3)
Method:Fly, spin and bait-fishing
Restrictions:October 1 to April 30, two trout per day
Fit:moderate
Skill:intermediate
Access:Take the Pourakino Valley road, then Ermedale Road to the picnic area and walking track start.
Fishing Tip:A walking track follows this small river upstream for over 5km. It’s surrounded by bush and the river is pretty tight in places. Good fly-fishers will do well, otherwise cast worm baits into the small pools.