Malcolm Bell removing a lure from a kahawai before release at the mouth of the Waimakariri River.
Best Kahawai Fishing Lure – Small sprat shaped lures are the best

Best Kahawai Fishing Lure – Smaller lures 10-18g with a single hook work best by.

Rigging Albacore Trolling Lures – Muppets, Hex Heads, Hook Selection

Rigging Trolling Lures for Albacore Tuna Rigging Hex Heads and Muppets Albacore tuna is a.

A selection of home-made wooded surface poppers.
Poppers – Making Surface Poppers – How to make fishing poppers

How to Make Home Made Surface Poppers for Yellowtail Kingfish and Kahawai Surface poppers are.

Rapala CD18 bibbed lures.
Rapala CountDown Magnum CD18 – Excellent for Kingfish and Tuna

Rapala CountDown Magnum CD18 It is the premier bibbed lure of this type that others.

Rapala Saltwater Silver
Rapala Saltwater Silver – Bibbed & Jointed Casting and Trolling Lures

Rapala Saltwater Silver According to Rapala the “Silver is best fished when ballyhoo (a slender.

How to fish with soft plastic fishing lures in New Zealand – by Kilwell’s Graham Andrews

Soft Plastics Although I have yet to take a tarakihi on one, soft plastic baits.

he original Elliot's Mackerel Mauler came in two sizes 13cm (5") and 18cm (7"). It had strong cadmium plated treble hooks which have been replaced with stainless steel doubles on the original Elliot's version shown here. Note the extra large eye regarded by many anglers as improving the lure's effectiveness considerably!
Elliot’s Original Bibless Mighty Mackerel Mauler and the Halco Max

Mighty Mackerel Mauler The Mighty Mackerel Mauler was originally released back in the late 1980s.