Category Archives: Boat Fishing Canterbury

Boat fishing at sea off the Canterbury Coast. Fishing at the “hole” 27 miles out off Banks Peninsula over the Pegasus Canyon. Inshore fishing around Banks Peninsula and off the Waimakariri River mouth. Sea fishing off Motunau and Kaikoura.

Kaikoura Coast Deep Sea Fishing, Surfcasting, Kayak Fishing, Part 1

Kahawai caught at Kaikoura.

Kaikoura Coast Fishing – Part 1 Kaikoura Coast Deep Sea Fishing All the best fishing spots at Kaikoura For many years the township of Kaikoura was little more than a fuel stop on the highway between Christchurch and Picton. Kaikoura today it is a vibrant and exciting place with street side cafes and considerable tourist activity centred around More...

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salmon Kaikoura featured
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, September 19th, 2018
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Kaikoura Coast Fishing Part 2 – Salmon fishing, tips, spots, species

Kaikoura Coast Fishing, Part 2 – Tips, spots, species Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2 A big groper caught off the Kaikoura Coast while fishing aboard the Albatross. Kaikoura Coast Fishing part 2, follows on More...

Canterbury angler Cliff Chishlom with a large trumpeter taken aboard the Reliance deep sea fishing over the Pegasus Canyon. Featured image
By Allan Burgess On Friday, June 5th, 2015
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Deep-Sea Fishing over the Pegasus Canyon off the Canterbury Coast

Canterbury angler Cliff Chishlom with a large trumpeter taken aboard the Reliance deep sea fishing over the Pegasus Canyon. Deep-Sea Fishing over the Pegasus Canyon by Cliff Chishlom This is more or less where More...

Motunau fishing boat.
By Allan Burgess On Wednesday, April 8th, 2015
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Motunau Beach offers good diving and boat fishing

Motunau Beach The little settlement of Motunau Beach nestles at the northern tip of Pegasus Bay. That’s about one third of the way up the coast between Christchurch and Kaikoura. The drive from the city takes More...

Bushett Shoal
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, November 25th, 2014
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Bushett Shoal Reef boat fishing between Motunau and Kaikoura

Bushett Shoal. Click map to enlarge. Bushett Shoal Reef After launching at Motunau Beach it is another 35 km further up the coast to Port Gibson (no launching ramps) and from there it is a similar distance again More...