Story: Freshwater fishing

Rudd

Rudd

Most freshwater fishing in New Zealand is for trout and salmon, but some anglers like to fish for other, less widespread, species such as rudd. Rudd (Scardinus erythrophthalmus) were illegally imported into New Zealand in 1967, and are now well-established in many North Island waterways.

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Carl Walrond, 'Freshwater fishing - Spin fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/18273/rudd (accessed 14 July 2020)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008