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20 Mar | Bronwyn | No Comments

10 Days to go! – Glacier Country Lake Tours

Its been a great Salmon season this year with some great catches being recorded both aboard the Hanna K as well as from the many other boats out making the most of this special time of year! There is only 10 days to go until the end of the Salmon fishing season on Lake Mapourika …

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12 Feb | Bronwyn | No Comments

Glacier Country Lake Tours – Franz Josef Fishing Charters

It’s that time of the year again … That’s right … the Sea-run Quinnat salmon are running!  Every season we await this time of year as these fish run from the Tasman sea into Lake Mapourika via the Okarito river.  We spend the rest of the year catching  brown trout or smaller stocked lake salmon. …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Spring is here!

The days are starting to get longer, the temperature is warming up there are baby birds starting to appear on the lake and lambs appearing in the paddocks! It feels like Spring might just be here! We are still getting some beautiful photos on the lake with snow capped peaks a plenty! Come and Book …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Cygnets already!

Like other swans, the black swan is largely monogamous, pairing for life (about 6% divorce rate).Recent studies have shown that around a third of all broods exhibit extra-pair paternity.An estimated one-quarter of all pairings are homosexual, mostly between males. They steal nests, or form temporary threesomes with females to obtain eggs, driving away the female after …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Brown Trout

The weather is starting to cool of FINALLY and also the lake along with it, but that hasn’t managed to stop the fish from biting! 

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

West Coast Gems

We have been having some absolutely stunning days out on Lake Mapourika since Winter started! The Mornings have been starting off crisp and cool with plenty of fog around….

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Misty Autumn Mornings

We have been blessed lately with some absolutely stunning mornings on Lake Mapourika! It has been incredible to cruise through the mist as the Towering forest appears above and the early morning bird song echos around the sheltered bays For your chance to come and experience this tranquil serenity BOOK NOW

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Franz Josef Glacier News

We’re really excited to announce that Dale is officially a licensed Skipper, and we’re also licensed to sell Fishing Licenses from our booking office!  All looking like it’s coming together for our opening day tomorrow…

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

Happy Easter from Glacier Country Lake Tours

Happy Easter from all of us at Glacier Country Lake Tours!  We enjoyed a busy weekend which held a couple of days of rain followed by some spectacular calm and fine weather.  The lakes been amazing by giving us some amazing reflections and some fish on the line! With the end of the Salmon Season …

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21 Jan | glacieradmin | No Comments

How the Kiwi Lost His Wings

One day, Tanemahuta was walking through the forest. He looked up at his children reaching for the sky and he noticed that they were starting to sicken, as bugs were eating them. He talked to his brother, Tanehokahoka, who called all of his children, the birds of the air together. Tanemahuta spoke to them. “Something …

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