Fishing Regulations

Angling regulations are updated annually.

Each region has specific regulations for individual rivers and lakes within the framework of national angling regulations.

Click here for the Central South Island regions sports fishing regulations for the 2018-19 season.

Central South Island Fish & Game Region

Central South Island Fish and Game Region

Note: the 'A', 'B' and 'C' are annotation for CSI's game bird hunting management. They have no bearing on the angling regulations.

Note 2: The Central South Island Region does not include the Rakaia River.

Note 3: The Central South Island Region does not include the Shag River.

Maps

Central South Island Fishing Spots