Story: Freshwater fishing

Salmon fishing

Salmon fishing

Salmon anglers stand shoulder to shoulder in a row known as a ‘picket fence’, casting into the Waimakariri River mouth. They may be suffering from ‘salmon fever’ – a condition which causes otherwise normal people to be absent from home for long periods when the salmon are running.

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Carl Walrond, 'Freshwater fishing - Spin fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 18 June 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008