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

Zed Spinners – Painting your old Zed Spinners, replacing hooks

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 few More...

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Zed Spinners for Salmon Fishing in New Zealand – Video

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

Hex Wobblers or Ticers – Weight-Forward & Smaller Trout Ticers or Wedges

Three long-range weight-forward hex wobblers or salmon ticers. The silvered ticer at the top with its shaped weight could be regarded More...

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Salmon Spinners – The importance of Winding Speed when Salmon Fishing

Pictured here from the top are: Flamingo also known as a Salmon Special, Kilwell Kwiksilver 28g, Phill’s Favorite, Black Tear More...

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Fly Fishing for Salmon in New Zealand with John Hey

The author with a salmon on a two-handed fly rod. Fly Fishing for Salmon with John Hey Most anglers think that if your lure’s More...

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Feathered Lures for Salmon Fishing

Feathered Lures for Salmon Fishing Yellow-Lady-feathered-salmon-fishing-lure. There are times when this rig comes into its own. When More...

Colorado Spoon

Colorado Spoon Salmon Fishing Lure – a good choice to fish the bottom in fast water

Home » Surfcasting Colorado Spoon with D lead or banana sinker for casting weight. The split rig becomes the clevis in the rig shown More...

Rakaia River mouth clear edge surf on 7 February. Taken on Amazing Baits rocket ticers. Featured image.

Amazing Baits Salmon Ticers and Lures – Video review by Allan Burgess

 Amazing Baits Ticers & Zed Spinners Review The versatility of the 24g Amazing Baits Snake. I was fishing alongside Ben recently More...

Marlborough Snapper Fishing with Chicken Necks

Ben Grady with his first snapper. Marlborough snapper.

Marlborough Snapper Fishing with Chicken Necks by Ben Grady Ben Grady with his first snapper. Since moving to Blenheim from Canterbury I‘ve been fortunate to meet up with Jim More...

Wairau River and Diversion, Marlborough Salmon and Trout Fishing

kahawai caught at the mouth of the Wairau Diversion, Marlborough

Wairau River and Wairau Diversion, Marlborough Sea-run trout, rainbow trout, salmon – plus whitebait, kahawai, red cod, and mullet in the lower rivers and river mouths The More...

Deep-Sea Fishing Adventures Aboard Cygnet Charters – Dryden Bay

Bryan's first two groper - Cook Strait. Photo: Lex Coutts. Deep-Sea Fishing. Featured image.

Deep-Sea Fishing Adventures Aboard Cygnet Charters by Lex Coutts Bryan’s first two groper – Cook Strait. Photo: Lex Coutts. Deep-Sea Fishing. It never ceases to amaze More...

Shane Wright and Murray McKnight spotting a monster. Featured image.

Peat Streams – Fly Fishing Peat Water Streams of Otago and Southland

Home » Surfcasting Peat Streams – Summer Fishing the Peat Water Streams of Otago and Southland by Monty Wright Shane Wright and Murray McKnight spotting a monster. Peat More...

Tups Indispensable and Fly Fishing Small Streams Around Canterbury

Tups Indispensable and Small Streams Around Canterbury with John Hey A number of small streams flow around Canterbury and while they don’t hold large populations of fish More...

Rakaia River Mouth a Top Spot for Sea-Run Trout Fishing

Johnny Richards with a big sea-run brown trout caught at the Rakaia River mouth.

Home » Surfcasting Surf fishing the Rakaia River mouth at first light for kahawai and sea-run brown trout. Rakaia River More...

Sea-run Trout in the Shag, Clutha, Toko and Taieri Rivers

Brent Marshall with an 11.6lb sea-sea-run brown trout from the Taieri River, south of Dunedin. Sea-run trout.

Sea-run Trout in the Taieri River by Brad Martin Brent Marshall with an 11.6lb sea-sea-run brown trout from the More...

Hugh Flaus and a good brown taken by the "ambush" method. Gedder and the Paterson Lakes 'Monster." Tekapo River Spin Fishing by Paul Corliss

Tekapo River Spin Fishing by Paul Corliss “Come in Spinner” “YOU fly-boys have got no idea, have you?...

Ohau A Canal Trout Fishing Video featured image. Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video

Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the Canals Video Title: Landing and Releasing Big Trout in the...

Young Stephen Burgess, and Neville Olson, from the Woolston Club, display their catch. Featured image. Lake Benmore Trout Fishing – A Week In Paradise By Ken Twyman

Lake Benmore Brass Monkey Trout Fishing Trip By Ken Twyman Queens Birthday weekend each year is...

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 Light Tackle Kahawai More...

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

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

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..

Mustad Fastach Clips in size 0.1 Ref FTCBB – Brilliant for Soft-Baits

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Mustad Fastach Clips make it possible to securely change soft-baits and lures in seconds Mustad Fastach Clips 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,..

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

Trolling for Trout 1. Trolling for trout without a down-rigger? You certainly don’t need a down-rigger on your boat to catch..
Tongariro River. This fish had a condition factor of 52.

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

Tongariro River Trout Fishing – Return Trip Written a few years back but very interesting for those contemplating chasing winter rainbows..
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, softbaits, and fly rod

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai: Kopapa, Australian Salmon Kahawai Fishing Kahawai..
Adrian Moody (left) and the author take a break for a brew, above the Waimakariri Gorge.

Jet Boat Canterbury Rivers – Purist and Petrol Head – Graeme Kennerley

Jet Boating Canterbury Rivers – Purist and Petrol Head – Fly Fishing and Jet Boating? by Graeme Kennerley At first glance,..

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