Malcolm Bell from The Complete Angler removes a lure from a Waimakariri River-mouth kahawai. The silver lure is an excellent sprat imitation.
Best Kahawai Fishing Lure – Sprat shaped lures might be the best

Best Kahawai Fishing Lure Which is the best kahawai fishing lure for spin fishing at.

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.