elephant fish is rather unusual. A large fleshy cartilaginous trunk
protrudes from the snout and together with large wing-like pectoral
fins combine to give a rather grotesque deformed appearance. The first
dorsal fin has a large sharp folding spine. Read more about Elephant Fish
you are thinking about buying a new salmon/surf reel take a look at the
first two Topics here, Abu Seven Sprint and Penn 525 Mag, for an
interesting discussion on the subject,
including a list
of the best salmon/surf reels.
you do a lot of surfcasting and sea fishing you can save a lot of money
by pouring your own sinkers and jigs. However you do have to observe a
few safety precautions to avoid the very real danger of severe burns.
Always wear gloves and eye protection. Make sure all kids and pets are
kept well away. Make sure your moulds are bone dry. Moisture and
moulten lead don't mix and can explode.
Waimakariri River Salmon Fishing
the short clip above: The salmon season is quite short running from
January to March. To have a real chance of catching a salmon it is
essential that you take every opportunity to fish for them during this
mid summer in New Zealand the trout have seen hundreds of dry flies and
nymphs. Why not try terrestrials instead. The most common terrestrials
are beetles and cicadas but also crickets, ants and grass-hoppers are
taken by trout. Wasps and bees also fall onto the water. Read more: Terrestrial
Insects for Trout Fishing