Whatipu Fishing – Ninepin Rocks, Paratutae Headland, North Side Manukau Harbour Entrance – Rock, Beach Fishing Around Auckland
Whatipu. Located on the northern side of the entrance to Manukau Harbour. Drive […]
Allan Burgess started the topic Angler's alluring catch gives council salmon to talk about in the forum Salmon Forum 3 weeks, 6 days ago
Angler’s alluring catch gives council salmon to talk about
A council ranger has been rewarded with a case of beer after helping an angler reel in a large salmon in Marlborough.
Retiree and fisherman Alex Kole thought his second cast on the morning of February 12 had become tangled in the Wairau River, north of Renwick, when “zing, across the…[Read more]
Skipjack Tuna – Katsuwonus pelamis
Arctic bonito, oceanic bonito, skippies, striped tuna, or victor fish. Aku (Hawaiian). Skipjack is a different species from bonito.
Major fish kill in Silverstream near Dunedin
Source: Fish and Game NZ
Hundreds of eels and trout have perished in lower Silverstream in what appears to be a low oxygen and high heat environment.
Mosgiel angler Bevan Campbell who alerted Fish & Game Otago and the Otago Regional Council said he had never seen anything like it. Both agencies were…[Read more]
Thin Water Snapper Fishing – Snapper from the Shore
by Johnny Groome
Have you ever asked yourself that age-old question “What is the meaning of life?” Well, it’s simple really. Keep yourself warm and find […]
The Caddis and the Angler
The Caddis and the Angler a new look at the group of insects that is rapidly becoming the fly fisherman’s most important source of fishing and fly tying innovations by Larry Solomon a […]
Stillwater Brownies – Six Favourite Flies by Dick Marquand
Generally speaking, brown trout inhabiting Stillwaters like lakes, ponds and backwaters, present more of an angling challenge than those found in […]
Christmas boost for canal fishing opportunities due to power station upgrades
Source: Fish and Game NZ Press Release
Anglers fishing the Tekapo Canal over the summer holidays have had an early Christmas present with a boost in their chances due to Genesis Energy and Central South Island Fish & Game (CSI Fish & Game).
A research project…[Read more]
Mahi mahi, Dorado, Dolphinfish, and Shiira. The name Mahi mahi is Hawaiian in origin. The species is also widely known by the somewhat confusing English name of dolphinfish. It is, of course, not […]
Fishing Flies on Spinning Gear
How to Fish the Fly and D lead rig on spinning gear
Fishing flies on spinning gear is dead easy! You don’t need fancy fishing gear to go fly fishing. You can, in fact, use just […]
Yellowfin Tuna – Thunnus albacares
Ahi (fire in Hawaiian), yellowfin, Allison tuna (the large adults of this species with long sickle-shaped fins were once thought to be a separate species – Thunnus […]
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