I used a trout fly rod and reel setup to target kahawai at the river mouth. The blue Deceiver pattern worked a treat as did several other of my saltwater fly creations. Photograph of kahawai taken on a saltwater fly.
Kahawai fishing on light spinning tackle, softbaits, and fly rod

Kahawai Fishing on light spinning tackle, soft baits, and the fly rod Other names for kahawai:.

Aaron with a hard fighting kahawai landed on a saltwater fly he tied himself.
Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear

Arawata River Mouth Kahawai on Saltwater Fly & Ultra Light Spin Gear with Dick Marquand.

Lefty Kreh Deceiver saltwater fly - Lefty's Deceiver green version size 2/0 well dressed to swim near the surface.
Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly – Tying your own Variations

Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Tying the Lefty Kreh Deceiver Saltwater Fly Pattern Best known.

Alvey Saltwater Fly Reel Reviewed by Allan Burgess

Alvey Saltwater Fly Reel Reviewed by Allan Burgess Alvey is well known Australian manufacturers of.

Sheryl Tobeck hooked into a kahawai on the fly.
Saltwater Fly Fishing – SWF

Saltwater Fly Fishing Saltwater fly fishing need not be complicated or expensive. Trout gear can.

The shrimp fly is a good one for many saltwater species.
Saltwater Flies with John Hey – Hairwing, Shrimp and Crab Flies

Step 1. Tie in a tail of white calf tail and tinsel. Saltwater Fly Fishing Canterbury.