Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand Kaikoura surf angler.

Surfcasting Tips for Beginners NZ – Tackle, baits, when, where & how to catch fish!

Home » Whitebaiting Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand Casting over the surf behind the old railway station at Kaikoura. with Allan More...

Mokihinui Gentle Annie Beach

Mokihinui Gentle Annie Beach – Productive Surfcasting for Snapper

Mokihinui Gentle Annie Beach – Westland Snapper caught Cliff Simpson from Gentle Annie Beach. Mokihinui Gentle Annie Beach You More...

Some of the author's Alvey side cast reels. From left: 650C, 650GRC, 600C5, and 55C5.

Alvey Surfcasting Reels – distance casting, reliable, almost indestructible

Alvey Surfcasting Reels Saved  I own no fewer than five Alvey reels and would use no other for surfcasting. Their ruggedness and More...

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler in Christchurch caught this beaut elephant fish surfcasting at Birdlings Flat December 2016.

Surfcasting Birdlings Flat and Kaitorete Spit – steep shelving shingle beach

Surfcasting Birdlings Flat and Kaitorete Spit In my younger days I spent many an afternoon and evening surfcasting at Birdlings Flat More...

Kahawai caught along the Kekerengu coast, north of Kaikoura.

Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting – rig, sevengill, moki, kahawai

Kaikoura Coast Surfcasting There are many miles of excellent surfcasting beaches along the Kaikoura Coast This fine brace of rig sharks More...

Button cell powered rod tip light is taped in place near your rod tip. The battery lasts for ages.

Surfcasting After Dark – Fishing often improves after sunset

Button cell powered rod tip light is taped in place near your rod tip. The battery lasts for ages. Surfcasting After Dark with Allan More...

Snapper from Ninety Mile Beach, Northland.

Ninety Mile Beach Surfcasting Classic by DJ Moresby – Tips and Techniques

Home » Whitebaiting Return to New Zealand’s Premier Surfcasting Competition – Tactics of the Top Five Percent Snapper More...

The author at Birdlings Flat, near Christchurch, about to make the first few tentative casts with the Kilwell 9 oz blank. The guides on the surfcasting rod are all held in place with insulation tape. Featured Image.

Building A Mega Surfcasting Rod for Heavier Weights – Initial Testing

This Mega Surfcasting Rod is Designed for Casting Heavy Sinkers Part 1 – Surfcasting Rod Initial Testing  The author at More...

Lake Lyndon in the Canterbury high country is well stocked with trout

Tim Nicol casting on a glorious winters day at Lake Lyndon.

Home » Whitebaiting Mid-winter view of Lake Lyndon looking north, back towards the main road which passes behind the tree line in the distance. The single road follows the entire More...

Coleridge, Lake – the Best Fishing Spots with 39 Place Names- Picture Galleries

Fishermen at Lake Coleridge.

Lake Coleridge, Canterbury High Country – Trout and Landlocked Salmon Fishing Map Allan Burgess with landlocked salmon from Lake Coleridge. with Allan Burgess Plus More...

Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips: Beginners Guide to Fishing Lake Coleridge

Two combined Lake Coleridge Opening Day limit bags of land-locked salmon. Featured image.

Fishingmag editor Allan Burgess with a typical salmon caught spin fishing at Canterbury’s Lake Coleridge. Lake Coleridge Fishing Tips This article is aimed at helping the More...

Dwayne Aberhart with an even bigger rig shark caught surfcasting near Christchurch in December 2016. It weighed in at a massive 41 lbs. Congratulations Dwayne. I haven't seen a rig shark that big before. Featured image.

Rig Shark – Mustelus lenticulatus – Excellent Eating – Strong Fighter

Rig Shark are Often Caught by Surfcasters at Night Dwayne Aberhart with an even bigger rig shark caught surfcasting near Christchurch in December 2016. It weighed in at a massive More...

Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks – Sevengillers are often caught by surfcasters

This sevengill is more grey in colour rather than brown. Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks by Allan Burgess The Sevengiller and Other Cow Sharks by Dick Marquand   In 1992 More...

Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River, Marlborough

Opawa River featured image.

Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River There are some big resident brown trout in the Opawa River. This big 10lb More...

Rabbit Island, Surfcasting, Waimea Estuary, Richmond, Nelson

Mapua snapper.

Rabbit Island Surfcasting The beach at Rabbit Island is shallow and sandy and is good for safe swimming and fishing. More...

Charlie about to release a big rainbow in the Ohau A Canal. Featured image. Mackenzie Country Canals Fishing Tips – How to Fish the Canals

Tips for Fishing the Mackenzie Country Canals by Allan Burgess Fishing the Mackenzie Country Canals for...

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals ebook The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals by Allan Burgess

The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals E-book Published January 2018 ISBN 978-0-9582933-8-9. Published by Allan...

Monster 35lb rainbow trout from the Twizel Canals. Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Ohau, Pukaki and Tekapo Canals – Maps & Video

Twizel Canals Fishing Tips – Plus 35lb rainbow video Enormous 35lb Rainbow Jack Trout from the...

Tench Fishing in New Zealand – Course Fish Species

Tech are a dark olive colour. Smaller fish are coloured brown.

A brace of tench. Coarse fishing in New Zealand. The Tench – Tinca tinca Considering the extensive liberations More...

Paternoster Coarse Fishing Rig – Ideal when windy and after dark

The Paternoster An old-fashioned and unusual name for a simple technique. It developed from a legering background although the float fishing..

Coarse Fishing – Getting Started with a Basic Float Fishing Kit

Assembling a Basic Float Fishing Kit for Coarse Fishing Setting up a basic set of tackle for float fishing. One or..

Wiggle Legs Bluebottle Pheasant Tail Nymph for the Twizel Canals

Blue Bottle Nymph Fly

Wiggle Legs Bluebottle Pheasant Tail Nymph Start with strong size 8 hook. Nymphs are often overlooked by anglers More...

Black Tungsten Bead Head Attractor Nymph

Black Tungsten Bead Head Attractor Nymph This nymph pattern has proven deadly on big rainbows when fishing on the Ohau A Inlet Wall..

Glo-Bug Trout Fishing Flies for Winter Rainbows – Good in the Twizel Canals

Glo-Bugs by Allan Burgess At first sight a pink or orange glo-bug seems an unlikely trout bait. A glo-bug is a..
Fishing Foveaux Strait.

Fishing Foveaux Strait at the Bottom of the South Island

Fishing Foveaux Strait by Bryce Stupples I ’m the first to admit that I’m no saltwater fishing expert. However, if it involves..
Tongariro River. This fish had a condition factor of 52.

Tongariro River Trout Fishing – One of Ours Most Heavily Fished Rivers

Tongariro River Trout Fishing – Return Trip Written a few years back but very interesting for those contemplating chasing winter rainbows..
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8 Salmon Fishing Videos from Fishingmag

Salmon Fishing Videos from Fishingmag.co.nz The videos on this page appear on salmon fishing web pages throughout this site...

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The Complete Guide to Fishing the Twizel Canals Contains 148 pages, 25,000 words, and 185 photographs. Published 21 January 2018. Details on the new book and where you can get a copy.