Tony Thomas dragging for whitebait in the surf at Okarito.

Okarito River Whitebaiting, Westland, New Zealand

Okarito West Coast Whitebait Run by Keith Reinke Richard Hunter dragging in the surf at Okarito. All the locals, as well as ourselves, More...

A Goddard Caddis tempts an Arnold River brown trout. Moana-Kotuku. Featured Image.

Moana-Kotuku (L. Brunner), Orangipuku, Hohonu, Crooked, Arnold Rivers

Home » Salmon Moana Kotuku – The Waters of Lake Brunner by Paul Corliss The tea stained Malloy flows into the Arnold River More...

Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai landed on a saltwater fly he tied himself.

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Home » Salmon Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand Aaron with a hard fighting 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

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

Marg Delore caught this big salmon in Lake Mapourika.

Mapourika, Lake, Salmon and Trout Fishing – Westland

Home » Salmon Lake Mapourika – Brown Trout and Quinnat Salmon Located 10 km north of Franz Joseph in one of the most beautiful More...

Pictured: John and Eli holding 13, 15, and 17 lb. snapper.

Hokitika – Snapper caught on beach longline near Hokitika, West Coast, S.I.

Snapper caught on beach longline near Hokitika Pictured: John and Eli holding 13, 15, and 17 lb. snapper.  Snapper fishing for More...

A typically buttery chocolate coloured, though larger brownie, from Lake Poerua.

Lake Poerua Brown Trout, Westland – Black water brownies – troll, spin, fly, bait fishing

Home » Salmon Most trout caught in Lake Poerua are taken by trolling or harling A typically buttery chocolate coloured, though larger 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...

Surfcasting Birdlings Flat and Kaitorete Spit – steep shelving shingle beach

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 In my younger days I spent many an afternoon and evening surfcasting at Birdlings Flat – also called Baileys Beach. I remember More...

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

Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand Kaikoura surf angler.

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

Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula – Sevengill Shark

Sevengill at Taylors Mistake, Black Rock.

The author with a sevengill shark taken at Black Rock. Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula Looking for somewhere to go fishing during the holidays? Here is a good spot. More...

Monty Wright with 12 lb rainbow hen from the Caples River. Photograph John Todd. Featured image.

Caples and Greenstone Rivers, and the Black Rock, Otago

Home » Salmon Caples and Greenstone Rivers, and the Story of the Black Rock by Monty Wright Monty Wright with 12 lb rainbow hen from the Caples River. Photograph John Todd. It More...

Caples River – The Dart, Diamond Creek, and the Rees – all in flood

Caples River – The Dart, Diamond Creek, and the Rees – were all in flood by Monty Wright Denis Brundell helping Rod across the Greenstone River. We set off from Dunedin More...

Zed Spinners – Painting your old Zed Spinners, replacing hooks

Amazing Baits zed spinners at The Complete Angler tackle store, Christchurch. featured image.

White  Zed Spinners A couple of dozen old zed spinners are given new life with a fresh coat of paint and new VMC hooks. A More...

Zed Spinners for Salmon Fishing in New Zealand – Video

Pink zed spinner featured image.

Typical 28g salmon Zed spinners. Shown are silver and yellow. White is also popular and effective. Yellow and even More...

It took Keith 2 hours and 45 minutes to subdue this powerful 149kg mako shark. White Island Mako Shark, Kingfish Won Tons, Coke Bottle Albacore Tuna

White Island Mako Shark – Keith Chin and Neil Bond Travel to the Bay of Plenty...

Groper Hapuka Featured image Hapuka or Groper – How to Catch Hapuka in Deep Water

How to Catch Hapuka by Andrew Padlie Andrew Padlie takes a look at the deepwater reefs...

The author with a 16.8kg Bay of Plenty yellowtail kingfish taken on 10kg line. Bay of Plenty Kingfish – How to find and catch kingis

How to Catch Kingfish in the Bay of Plenty with Andrew Padlie Whether you enjoy sitting...

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

I used a trout fly rod and reel setup to target kahawai at the river mouth. The blue Deceiver pattern worked a treat as did several other of my saltwater fly creations. Featured image.

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, More...

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand When Aaron Horrell and I visited..

Canterbury Winter Kahawai – surfcasting over the colder months

Expect a few Kahawai While Surfcasting Around the South Island Over Winter Arriving at the Birdlings Flat beach, just south of..

Trolling for Trout and Salmon with down-riggers and flat-lines

Lake Coleridge trolling for trout and salmon.

Trolling flat-lines on Lake Coleridge. Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly More...

Shimano Sienna 2500FD light weight spin fishing reel excellent value

Shimano Sienna 2500FD The Shimano Sienna 2500FD is a light-weight trout spin fishing reel ideally suited for casting softbaits to trout,..

Trout Fishing With Rapala Minnows

Trout Fishing With Rapala Minnows by Bryce Stupples   My first introduction to the mighty Rapala was through a family friend who..
Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing Competition winner 2012-featured image.

Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2km from Mouth 2017 Pics

Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing, McIntosh’s Rocks, 2kms from the Mouth 2017 Salmon Pics, Video and Report (scroll down) This is an excellent..
Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai landed on a saltwater fly he tied himself.

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand When Aaron Horrell and I visited..
Neil Bond and Keith Chin with the striped marlin.

Striped Marlin Off the Coast of Taranaki – Aboard Swansong – Keith Chin

Striped Marlin off the Coast of Taranaki by Keith Chin – Cooking Your Catch in the Wok We were fishing on..

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