Dwayne Aberhart with an even bigger rig shark caught surfcasting near Christchurch in December 2016. It weighed in at a massive 41 lbs. Congratulations Dwayne.
Rig Shark – Mustelus lenticulatus – Lemonfish – Strong Fighter

Rig Shark are Often Caught by Surfcasters at Night – aka: Lemonfish, smoothhound, gummy shark.

Hammerhead shark - Sphyrna zygaena. Alistair Milne caught this enormous hammerhead shark weighing 159.2kg on 24kg tackle during a Tutukaka Small Boats Tournament.
Hammerhead Shark – Big specimens feed on stingrays

Hammerhead Shark – Sphyrna zygaena The hammerhead is easily recognized by the unique shape of.

Great white shark line art.
White Shark – Carcharodon carcharias – Fishing Methods

Great White Sharks by Allan Burgess The White Shark Leviathan of the Deep by Dick.

Threasher shark
Thresher Shark – Alopias vulpinus – easily recognized from its very long tail

Thresher Shark – Updated by Allan Burgess and Dick Marquand (see below) The thresher shark.

Allan Burgess with a spiny dogfish from the beach at South Rakaia on an Alvey 650C.
Spiny dogfish – Squalus acanthias – small migratory shark

Spiny Dogfish Other names for spiny dogfish: makohuarau, pioke Flesh sold in fish shops as.

Blue shark caught off the Canterbury Coast.
Blue Shark – Prionace glauca – also Blue Pointer, Blue Whaler

Other names for blue shark: Blue Pointer or Blue Whaler The blue shark is easily.