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.

Malcolm Bell 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.

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.

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.

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.