Sharks

Thresher Shark – Alopias vulpinus – easily recognized from its very long tail

Thresher Shark – Alopias vulpinus – easily recognized from its very long tail

Thresher Shark - Updated by Allan Burgess and Dick Marquand The thresher shark is easily recognized for its very long…

01/12/2017

Mako Shark – Isurus oxyrinchus – Short Finned Mako can swim at 80 kph

Mako Shark Fishing Mako Shark is also called blue pointer, mackerel shark, and is known in the scientific community as…

29/04/2017

Common Small Inshore Sharks Found Around the New Zealand Coast

Small Inshore Sharks Spiny Dogfish Surfcasters fishing around the South Island of New Zealand will typically catch a number of…

25/05/2015

Sevengill Shark caught surfcasting near the mouth of the Rangitata River

Sevengill Shark Caught Surfcasting at the Rangitata sevengill shark caught surfcasting

22/05/2015

Sevengill Sharks from the Surf – Large Shark Caught by Surfcasters

Surfcasting for Sevengill Sharks If there's one sight in this world that's sure to quicken the heart of any surfcaster,…

25/12/2014

Porbeagle Shark – Lamna nasus – Fast swimming warm blooded pelagic shark

Porbeagle Shark - Lamna nasus   The porbeagle shark, like the mako and the great white shark, is a member of…

08/12/2014

Mako Shark weighing 153 kgs caught off the Canterbury Coast

Canterbury Sport Fishing Club Mako Shark Mako shark taken off the Canterbury Coast Grant Collins caught this huge 153kg mako…

18/11/2014

Mako Shark – Isurus-oxyrinchus – Hunting Mr Mako and 370kg Mako

Hunting Mr Mako by Allan Burgess This shark is known right throughout its worldwide range by the Maori name of Mako.…

18/11/2014

Spiny dogfish – Squalus acanthias – small migratory shark

Spiny Dogfish Other names for spiny dogfish: makohuarau, pioke Flesh sold in fish shops as snow fillets The Spiny dogfish…

10/11/2014