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Nelson Fishing



Nelson Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Nelson, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Brown Trout

  2. Brown Trout

    There is a 61.27% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 1098 Brown Trout counted.

    Nelson Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

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  3. Australian Salmon

  4. Australian Salmon

    There is a 17.75% catch rate for Australian Salmon, based on 318 Australian Salmon counted.

    Nelson Australian Salmon Counts Chart
    Australian

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  5. Snoek

  6. Snoek

    There is a 12.83% catch rate for Snoek, based on 230 Snoek counted.

    Nelson Snoek Counts Chart
    Snoek

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  7. Morwong

  8. Morwong

    There is a 3.46% catch rate for Morwong, based on 62 Morwong counted.

    Nelson Morwong Counts Chart
    Morwong

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  9. Australasian Snapper

  10. Australasian Snapper

    There is a 1.9% catch rate for Australasian Snapper, based on 34 Australasian Snapper counted.

    Nelson Australasian Snapper Counts Chart
    Australasian

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  11. Spiny Dogfish

  12. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 1.9% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 34 Spiny Dogfish counted.

    Nelson Spiny Dogfish Counts Chart
    Spiny

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  13. Thresher Shark

  14. Thresher Shark

    There is a 0.33% catch rate for Thresher Shark, based on 6 Thresher Shark counted.

    Nelson Thresher Shark Counts Chart
    Thresher

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  15. Blue Grenadier

  16. Blue Grenadier

    There is a 0.22% catch rate for Blue Grenadier, based on 4 Blue Grenadier counted.

    Nelson Blue Grenadier Counts Chart
    Blue

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  17. Rainbow Trout

  18. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 0.22% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 4 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Nelson Rainbow Trout Counts Chart
    Rainbow

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  19. Yellowtail Amberjack

  20. Yellowtail Amberjack

    There is a 0.11% catch rate for Yellowtail Amberjack, based on 2 Yellowtail Amberjack counted.

    Nelson Yellowtail Amberjack Counts Chart
    Yellowtail

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Recommendations above based on 10 species of fish and 1792 fish counted for April around Nelson.

To date, there are 13 species of fish and a total of 19387 fish counted for Nelson and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 8/22/1957 (67 years).

Last Update: 4/15/2024 8:41:38 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Nelson are the following:

  1. The Jaynee Seddon wreck at Motueka, New Zealand. 604
    -41.124034473 173.025649643


  2. Tasman Bay
    Tasman Bay


  3. Hapuka Reef
    Hapuka Reef


  4. Grove Arm
    Grove Arm


  5. Turn Point
    Turn Point


  6. Unknown


  7. Little Nikau Bay
    Little Nikau Bay


  8. Black Point
    Black Point


  9. The Islands
    The Islands


  10. Scott (Yncyca) Bay
    Scott (Yncyca) Bay


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Top Nelson Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Seabird Charters


  2. Abel Tasman Charters


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