Surfcasting Tips for Beginners New Zealand Kaikoura surf angler.

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

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

Snapper from Ninety Mile Beach, Northland.

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

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

Sevengill at Taylors Mistake, Black Rock.

Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula – Sevengill Shark

The author with a sevengill shark taken at Black Rock. Black Rock, Taylors Mistake, Banks Peninsula Looking for somewhere to go fishing More...

Elephant fish baits feat

Surfcasting Baits – Using different baits to target different species

Home » Salmon Elephant fish taken at Birdlings flat by Ian Robertson on crab or crayfish bait. This is the best bait for rig and elephant 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...

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...

Catching Small Fish from Wharves and Jetties – Tip, try smaller hooks

Youngsters learning how to catch fish wharf and jetty fishing is an important part of growing up in New Zealand. This is where most of us start out as anglers like these two boys on a brilliant sunny day at Oamaru.

How to fish from wharves and Jetties Youngsters learning how to catch fish wharf and jetty fishing is an important part of growing up in New Zealand. This is where most of us start More...

How to Catch Yabbies, or Ghost Shrimp, with a Bait Pump – Exclusive Fishingmag Only Video

How to Catch Yabbies, or Ghost Shrimp, with a Bait Pump Video featured image

Yabbies are Top Mullet Bait – Video Video Title: How to Catch Yabbies with a Bait Pump. Video Description: Live yabbies make great bait for mullet, flounder, 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...

Doug Hunt 20.15 lb brown trout caught in the Avon River, Christchurch, New Zealand. This is not a hatchery-reared fish or one that has been feeding on pellets from a fish farm. It has grown to this huge size naturally.

Trout Fishing Near Christchurch, Ellesmere, Cam, Kaiapoi, Heathcote

Trout Fishing Near Christchurch City I’m often asked the question, “Where is a good place to catch a trout close to Christchurch ?” In truth, this is now a more More...

Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing – Lake Te Anau & Eglinton River

Fiordland Back Country Trout Fishing by Murray Knowles Murray with a beautiful backcountry brown trout. Opening Day, of what we used to regard as the high-country water, is always 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 » Salmon Surf fishing the Rakaia River mouth at first light for kahawai and sea-run brown trout. Rakaia River Mouth 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..
Doug Hunt 20.15 lb brown trout caught in the Avon River, Christchurch, New Zealand. This is not a hatchery-reared fish or one that has been feeding on pellets from a fish farm. It has grown to this huge size naturally.

Trout Fishing Near Christchurch, Ellesmere, Cam, Kaiapoi, Heathcote

Trout Fishing Near Christchurch City I’m often asked the question, “Where is a good place to catch a trout close to..

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