Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning – Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing Video

Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning – Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing Video

Light Tackle Kahawai Spinning makes for Exciting Low-Cost Game Fishing at River Mouths Spin fishing for kahawai at river-mouths plays More...

Kahawai taken on 40g Lucky Lure. This hard bodied lure is bright silver, and the body is flat. It is small and compact and casts a very long distance. Combined with single Mustad 34007 size 2/0 O'Shaughnessy hook you have a deadly combination for kahawai on spinning gear. The small lure and single hook attract more strikes and hold the fish better than a treble.

Kahawai fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and fly rod

Kahawai caught at Kaikoura. This species are great fighters on light line! Kaikoura is a great place for kahawai fishing. Over the More...

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler removes a lure from a Waimakariri River-mouth kahawai. The silver lure is an excellent sprat imitation.

Best Kahawai Fishing Lure – Sprat shaped lures might be the best

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler removes a lure from a Waimakariri River-mouth kahawai. This silver lure is an excellent sprat More...

If you are fishing in fresh water and using gear that could reasonably be expected to catch sports fish (Trout, Salmon and Perch) you need a valid sports fish licence.

Kahawai Licence – Do I need a fishing licence to fish at river mouths?

Kahawai licence – Do I need a licence when fishing at a river mouth? If you are fishing in fresh water and using gear that could More...

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.

Canterbury Winter Kahawai

This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River during summertime. However there are always a few stragglers More...

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Kahawai Spin Fishing at River Mouths – Plus great light-tackle kahawai video action

Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler fishing tackle store, in Christchurch, demonstrates considerable skill and technique to catch More...

Rig Shark – Mustelus lenticulatus – Spotted Dogfish

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 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...

Yellow-eyed Mullet – Aldrichetta forsteri – found in harbours, estuaries, tidal rivers

Yellow-eyed mullet shoal by size. Smaller fish like this one just 60mm in length can be found in huge shoals over the summer around river mouths and along the coast.

A smallish yellow-eyed mullet caught in the Waimakariri River. They seem to school by size. Sometimes you can catch quite a few big ones at the same time. They will readily take More...

Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks – Sevengillers are often caught by surfcasters

Sevengill shark caught by Lewis Garton at Birdlings Flat.

This sevengiller is more gray in colour rather than brown. Sevengill and Sixgill Sharks In 1992 a large sixgill shark was taken in Cook Strait that measured 4.2 metres (14 ft) More...

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Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video – Close to Christchurch City

Salmon Fishing in the Lower Waimakariri River Video Video Title: Salmon Landed Fishing at McIntosh’s Rocks – Waimakariri River. Description: Quinnat More...

Kingfish caught at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River

Yellowtail kingfish from the Waimakarii River mouth. Photo courtesy of Keith Gallagher. Kingfish caught at the mouth of the Waimakariri River Although we are unsure about the More...

Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River, Marlborough

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Opawa River Trout Fishing, and Taylor River Opawa River Trout Fishing. The Opawa River begins in the Wairau Valley and flows More...

Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River by Piscator

Lake Tennyson

Lake Tennyson and the Clarence River Lake Tennyson is in the headwaters of the Clarence River, Nelson-Marlborough More...

Jackson Bay Wharf, Westland - Great Surfcasting, Boat Launching, and Sea Fishing Video featured image Jackson Bay, Westland – Sea fishing for groper, cod, sharks, tuna – video

Jackson Bay Wharf, Westland – Great Surfcasting, Boat Launching, and Sea Fishing Video Video title: Jackson...

Lake Paringa salmon Westland, south-Island of New Zealand. Paringa, Lake, Westland, Trout & Salmon Fishing

Lake Paringa Trout and Salmon Fishing Wilderness Trout Fishing at Lake Paringa Lake Paringa sits amid...

Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing Hokitika Holiday Fishing the Styx, Waitangitaona, Hokitika Rivers, and more

Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing By Lex Coutts Hokitika Holiday Trout Fishing. With the production of a...

Porta Bote Genesis III – Assembly and on the water tryout

Two anglers can carry the 12' 6" Porta Bote Genesis III down to the water's edge.

The Porta Bote is ideal on smaller South Island lakes. Here a big rainbow trout has been caught on light spinning More...

Inflatable Boat – Is it any good for fishing?

Inflatable Boat – Is it any good for fishing? To the best of our knowledge the firm Better Boats mentioned in..

McLay 460 Softie Trailer Boat

McLay 460 Softie Trailer Boat The McLay Softie range extends from 2.4 metres to an impressive 6 metre model. Although Steve..

Shimano Sienna 2500FD light weight spin fishing reel excellent value

Shimano Sienna 2500FD spin fishing reel

Shimano Sienna 2500FD Shimano Sienna 2500FD The Shimano Sienna 2500FD is a light-weight trout spin fishing reel More...

How to Make Your Own Large Wooden Fly Boxes by Allan Burgess

Making Large Wooden Fly Boxes Here is a great idea for those who like to make things. Although I carry several..

Shimano Catana 792 SP Line Weight 3-6kg Spin Fishing Rod

Shimano Catana 792 SP Line Weight 3-6kg Spin Fishing Rod Perfect for casting 13.5g Tasmanian Devils The Shimano Catana 792 is..
Some four-wheel-drive vehicles, like this powerful Toyota Landcruiser, are more capable off-road than others. But it is important to remember that every 4WD has its limitations and will become stuck if you push it too hard!

Salmon Angling and 4WD Vehicles

Salmon Angling and 4WD Vehicles A big mistake made by many “first time” four-wheel-drive vehicle owners is to assume that their..
Lefty Kreh Deceiver saltwater fly - Lefty's Deceiver green version size 2/0 well dressed to swim near the surface.

Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly – Tying your own Variations

Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Tying the Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Pattern Best known as Lefty’s Deceiver The Lefty Kreh..
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Kaikoura Coast Fishing Part 2 – Salmon fishing, tips, spots, species

Kaikoura Coast Fishing, Part 2 – Tips, spots, species Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2 Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2, follows on..