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Bay of Plenty sea fishing

Bay of Plenty Kingfish – How to find and catch kingis

The author with a 16.8kg Bay of Plenty yellowtail kingfish taken on 10kg line.

How to Catch Kingfish in the Bay of Plenty with Andrew Padlie The author hooked into a 15kg Bay of Plenty kingfish on stand-up tackle. Whether you enjoy sitting in the lee of an island catching snapper, or you like pacing the ocean in search of yellowfin or marlin, it’s all the same. Fishing is fishing and the more of it you do the better you More...

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By Allan Burgess On Friday, November 3rd, 2017
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Hapuka or Groper – How to Catch Hapuka in Deep Water

How to Catch Hapuka by Andrew Padlie Bass – Polyprion americanus – weighing 39 kg caught by Colin Dreaver. Photograph Andrew Padlie. Andrew Padlie takes a look at the deepwater reefs of Tauranga More...

The author Denis Moresby with yellowtail kingfish that was not weighed so that my mates could not catch a bigger one.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, March 11th, 2017
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Mayor Island Hapuka Experience by DJ Moresby

Mayor Island Hapuka Experience by DJ Moresby Tauranga Harbour, on New Zealand ‘s Central North Island East Coast has a large well used charter boat fleet: Winter fishing trips targeting Hapuka are one of the More...

By Allan Burgess On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Launching and retrieving a Kon tiki fishing raft at Tauranga’s Papamoa Beach

Kon Tiki Fishing Raft with Denis Moresby Some old concepts on how to fish in the sea are a bit like the Southern Alps, time tested and still there yet not as well known as they could be! Fishing with sail-powered More...