Category Archives: Destinations N.I.

Fishing Destinations Around the North Island of New Zealand

Mayor Island Hapuka Experience by DJ Moresby

The author Denis Moresby with yellowtail kingfish that was not weighed so that my mates could not catch a bigger one.

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 well-advertised options for recreational fishermen and women. Mayor Island, directly offshore from this thriving port with its extensive More...

by Allan Burgess | Published 3 years ago
Waiheke Island Snapper. Snapper 9.6kg (21.12lbs).
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 8th, 2016
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Waiheke Island Snapper Fishing – Catching a 21 lb Snapper

Waikeke Island Snapper Fishing Waiheke Island Snapper Fishing with Captain Bruce Parker and the Vessel Second Chance Waikeke Island Fishing Charter: the snapper weighing 9.6kg (21.12lbs). It was to be a magical More...

Photograph: Surfcasters waiting for the sandbar behind these breakers to come up with the falling tide. Photo: DJ Moresby.
By Allan Burgess On Friday, August 14th, 2015
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Fishing the Ninety Mile Beach Five Day Surfcasting Contest by DJ Moresby

Home » Destinations N.I. » Page 2 This testing surfcasting Competition requires skill, knowledge and fitness to be successful! by Denis Moresby Ninety Mile Beach is a legal public road and road rules apply. More...

Tail race of dam on the Waikato River. DJ Moresby
By Allan Burgess On Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
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Waikato River Hydro-Electric Dam Tail-Race Trout Fishing By DJ Moresby

Home » Destinations N.I. » Page 2 Waipapa Dam, Lake Arapuni, Hydro-Electric Dam Tail-Race Trout Fishing By DJ Moresby Approaching the “Tail-Race” or water outlet of a typical New Zealand Hydro-Electric More...

Lake Taupo Trout Fly Fishing
By Allan Burgess On Friday, January 23rd, 2015
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Lake Taupo Trout Fishing -Tongariro, Tauranga-Taupo, Waitahanui Rivers

Home » Destinations N.I. » Page 2 Lake Taupo Trout Fishing Lake Taupo trout fishing for wild rainbow trout centred on Lake Taupo, and its tributaries, is justly famous the world over for being one of the most More...

Looking north down O'Neils Beach during the kahawai fishing contest.
By Allan Burgess On Thursday, December 25th, 2014
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Bethells and O’Neils Beaches Surfcasting Contest – Auckland

Home » Destinations N.I. » Page 2 Bethells and O’Neils Beaches Surfcasting Contest This is what a $1,000 kahawai looks like! Well done Clair! A “trend” of 1990’s style sports fishing through 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...