Spot X Surfcasting New Zealand
by Mark Draper
Published by Spot X Publications Ltd. First published 2010. ISBN 978-1-877374-74-6. There is also a later edition available that has 561 spots marked.
Spot X Surfcasting New Zealand is an A4 size book containing 200 pages packed with surfcasting locations all around the New Zealand Coast. Each listing comes with a GPS mark, target species, a list of other species that can be caught there, methods and rigs to employ, best baits, and if berley can be used, the best tides and seasons of the year to fish, the best time of day and wind direction, the level of angler experience the location is best suited to, along with the lever of fitness required to fish it, along with access points and additional fishing tips.
The list covers a mixture of spots from wharves and jetties to far-off rock ledges and open shingle beaches. It doesn’t cover every good fishing spot; nor does it pretend to. Each spot also includes a small map wit a red X that marks the
The author Mark Draper has enlisted quite a few experts from around the country to contribute their good surfcasting spots to the book. The experts include Ross Woodhouse, Harley Scott, Steve Shadwell, Pete lamb, Greg Smeal, Lance Pulman, Graham Stevenson, Paul Shaw, Mavis, Rob Barker, John Vowless, Kane Wigglesworth and Hamish Roper. That is a very impressive list or anglers.
Spot X Surfcasting New Zealand by Mark Draper is an all colour, soft cover book, that is an essential surfcasting spot location guide to all surfcasters, beginners in particular, and especially the travelling angler wishes to try out a completely new area for the first time. You can get Spot X Surfcasting New Zealand from many good tackle stores, book shops, and over the internet. Retail price is NZ$39.95
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