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.

Fishing for kahawai on light tackle.
Kahawai Spin Fishing at River Mouths – Great on Light Tackle Video

Kahawai Fishing at River Mouths on Light Tackle Video Kahawai is one of the most.

Kahawai caught in the surf at the mouth of Canterbury's Waimakariri River.
Kahawai Fishing Tips: Techniques, Lures, Spots – Video

Kahawai Fishing Tips Kahawai – Arripis trutta Here are some top kahawai fishing tips you.

Taieri Mouth map courtesy of Google Earth.
Taieri Mouth Fishing – Kahawai, Flounder, Sea-Run Trout, Mullet

Taieri Mouth from the air. Video by Steve Fawcett. What a beautiful place.

Johnny Richards with a big sea-run brown trout caught at the Rakaia River mouth.
Rakaia River Mouth a Top Spot for Sea-Run Trout Fishing

Rakaia River Mouth Sea-Run Trout Fishing Some years the Rakaia River can experience unusually low flows.

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:.

This kahawai was taken at the mouth of Canterbury’s Waimakariri River during summertime. However, there are always a few stragglers around that will take surfcasting baits over the winter months provided the sea is clear. Featured Image 2
Canterbury Winter Kahawai – surfcasting over the colder months

Expect a few Kahawai While Surfcasting Around the South Island Over Winter Arriving at the.