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.

Zedabou Salmon Fly
Zedabou Fly, Glo Bugs, English Salmon Patterns, Alaskan Comet, John Hey’s Comet

John Hey looks at some salmon flies Sports shops have their tackle walls lined with.