Kaikoura Coast Deep Sea Fishing, Surfcasting, Boat Launching and Kayak Fishing, Part 2

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Kaikoura Coast Fishing – Part 2 Where to Catch Fish at Kaikoura A big groper caught off the Kaikoura Coast while fishing aboard the Albatross. Trumpeter and Groper These two species are great eating and tremendous fighters when hooked in reasonably shallow water. There are several hot spots for trumpeter, one being Bushett Shoal which is a reef More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 9 months ago
This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury's Waimakariri River during summertime. However there are always a few stragglers around that will take surfcasting baits over the winter months provided the sea is clear.
By Allan Burgess On Monday, November 10th, 2014
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Canterbury Winter Kahawai

This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River during summertime. However there are always a few stragglers around that will take surfcasting baits over the winter months provided the More...

barracouta caught surfcasting at Birdlings Flat, Canterbury.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, November 6th, 2014
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Barracouta – Surfcasting for barracouta with live baits at Birdlings Flat

Casting out a live yellow-eyed mullet live-bait. Note the calm conditions. It would be impossible to fish a live-bait if the sea were rough. The yellow-eyed mullet were being caught just behind the breaker.Barracouta More...

Double Corner, Amberley Beach, North Canterbury. I have watched as numerous trailer boats have been launched from this spot. There are paua and crayfish caught out from the rocks.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, April 26th, 2014
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Amberley Beach Surfcasting

Amberley Beach Surfcasting This school shark is a typical catch taken surfcasting at Amberley Beach – North Canterbury. After two full days spent fishing we had caught only one small paddle crab. A plague More...