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The Aparima River is an medium-sized easy flowing
river which fishes best in a south or west breeze. It holds a good
stock of brown trout, and is suited to all methods but especially
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Middle and lower reaches
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faster stream flowis over big cobbles, especially in the headwaters.
Fish feed in the edge of fast water and
at the base of ripples. The middle of the day is best for
fly fishing while the mornings are best for spinning.
Access to the headwaters is by four-wheel
drive from a farm track beyond the old Dunrobin Station.
Above Jacobs Bridge there is access from
the Dunrobin Valley road across private farmland.
Access to the middle reaches is from the
roads which follow the banks and at the four bridges which
cross the river at various points.
From Gummies Bush and Thornbury bridges
insect, and toby.
The Reservation B&B
Country Holiday Park
Cook Fly Fishing
Mossburn Railway Hotel
Twin Rivers Cottages
Garston Hotel and cafe