Category Archives: 4x4s for fishing

Quad bikes and offroad 4×4 vehicles for fishing in New Zealand.

Salmon Angling and 4WD Vehicles – Save a lot of walking

Some four-wheel-drive vehicles, like this powerful Toyota Landcruiser, are more capable off-road than others. But it is important to remember that every 4WD has its limitations and will become stuck if you push it too hard!

Salmon Angling and 4WD Vehicles When crossing water change down to a lower gear and try to maintain a constant speed. Try to avoid stopping mid-stream. The gold Hilux is stuck front-down at the mouth of Canterbury’s Rakaia River. A waterhole in front meant nowhere to go! A big mistake made by many “first time” four-wheel-drive vehicle More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 5 years ago
4x4 stuck in the river.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, March 12th, 2015

Stuck in the Waimakariri River

Stuck in the Waimakariri River A snatch strap is better than rope! I snapped these pictures of a bloke who had managed to get his Mitsubishi 4WD vehicle stuck in loose gravel on the north bank of the Waimakariri More...