Category Archives: Bay of Plenty

Bay of Plenty sea fishing

White Island Mako Shark, Kingfish Won Tons, Coke Bottle Albacore Tuna

It took Keith 2 hours and 45 minutes to subdue this powerful 149kg mako shark.

White Island Mako Shark – Keith Chin and Neil Bond Travel to the Bay of Plenty for Some Very Exciting Fishing by Keith Chin The author about to release a White Island yellowtail kingfish.Photo Neil Bond. I needed a break from our busy kitchen. When Malcolm McColl offered Neil and I a trip on the Swansong fishing out of Tauranga in the Bay of Plenty More...

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By Allan Burgess On Friday, August 3rd, 2018
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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 with a 16.8kg Bay of Plenty yellowtail kingfish taken on 10kg line.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, November 17th, 2017
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Bay of Plenty Kingfish – How to find and catch kingis

Home » Destinations N.I. » Bay of Plenty 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 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...

The Kon Tiki raft with it's square sail erect. A barley sugar melts when in the sea, dropping the saqil and making it much easier to pull back in.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, December 4th, 2014
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Using a Kon Tiki Fishing raft at Tauranga’s Papamoa Beach

Kon Tiki Fishing Raft with Denis Moresby The Kon Tiki raft with its square sail erect. A barley sugar melts when in the sea, dropping the sail and making it much easier to pull back in. Some old concepts on how More...