Category Archives: Surfcasting Nelson Marlborough

Rabbit Island, Surfcasting, Waimea Estuary, Richmond, Nelson

Mapua snapper.

Rabbit Island Surfcasting The beach at Rabbit Island is shallow and sandy and is good for safe swimming and fishing. It is a favoured spot for surfcasting being just 15 minutes drive from Richmond. Occasionally snapper is caught from this beach. The best fishing is towards the Mapua end of the beach near the inlet to the Waimea Estuary. You are not More...

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Ward Beach Crayfishing Boat Rockhopper Launched with Bulldozer, Marlborough, NZ
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, June 2nd, 2015
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Ward Beach Crayfishing Boat Rockhopper Launched with Bulldozer, Marlborough, NZ

Ward Beach Crayfishing Boat Rockhopper Launched with Bulldozer, Marlborough, NZ Crayfishing vessel the Rockhopper being launched with the aid of a bulldozer at Marlborough’s Ward Beach. This location is 90 More...

Picton Yacht Club Jetty.
By Allan Burgess On Saturday, May 16th, 2015
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Picton Jetty Fishing – In the Marlborough Sounds

Fishing from the Yacht Club Jetty at Picton – Berley brings in the fish! Picton at the head of Queen Charlotte Sound For an angler who grew up in Christchurch I am always amazed at just how big the difference More...

Eagle Ray - Myliobatis tenuicaudatus
By Allan Burgess On Tuesday, March 10th, 2015
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Nelson – Eagle Ray caught Surfcasting in Golden Bay

The Eagle Was Landed by Barry Toomey Eagle Ray – Myliobatis tenuicaudatus  You can see Farewell Spit in the background at the very top of the South Island. The Eagle Ray – Myliobatis tenuicaudatus More...