Police are now in a position to release the name of the man who died while fishing at Lake Coleridge on Wednesday, 30 August.
He was 60-year-old John William Morgan of Christchurch.
Police extend their sympathies to Mr Morgan's family at this difficult time.
Police are making enquiries into Mr Morgan's death on behalf of the Coroner.
Mr Morgan's family have asked for privacy at this tragic time.
Issued by Police Media Centre