Story: Trout and salmon

Brook char

Brook char

Brook char, introduced from North America, are found in the headwaters of some streams, but they are usually very small. Lake Emily, inland from Ashburton, is the best fishery – fish up to 600 millimetres and 3 kilograms may be caught.

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Carl Walrond, 'Trout and salmon - Other salmonids', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 25 October 2021)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008