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

salmon Kaikoura featured

Salmon are caught from the shingle beach behind the Kaikoura railway station. Salmon are not caught in big numbers but enough are taken to make fishing for them with spinners worthwhile. Kahawai are also caught from this beach too. Young salmon have recently been released in a nearby stream in the hope that this will boost the numbers of salmon being More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 8 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...