Story: Trout and salmon

Chinook salmon

Chinook salmon

Christchurch angler Trevor Luxton holds his 13.5-kilogram salmon, taken from the Waitaki River. Behind him the walls of the Glenavy Hotel are lined with fishing rods and trophy catches. The Waitaki, Rangitātā, Rakaia and Waimakariri rivers are the four renowned salmon fisheries in New Zealand.

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Carl Walrond, 'Trout and salmon - Chinook salmon', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/19596/chinook-salmon (accessed 13 November 2019)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 24 Nov 2008