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The 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
How to smoke fish.
Smoking fish.
Rapala Countdown CD7 bibbed minnow.
The Top Five Trout Spinners Which Catch Fish!
The Complete Guide to River Mouth Salmon Fishing DVD PLUS New Salmon & Kahawai DVD SPECIAL OFFER $NZ29.95
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Sprat shaped kahawai lure.
Why I think a sprat shaped lure is the best for targeting kahawai
Penn Squall 15 salmon/surf reel
If 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.
Salmon taken on 27 February 2010 from the Rakaia River surf.
Salmon caught from the surf at the mouth of the Rakaia River.
The Complete Guide to Surfcasting book illustration.
The Complete Guide To Surfcasting - Ebook
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Jig Head Berkley
Soft Plastics: Jig-head Weights
Big Salmon: Return of the 30 pound plus fish!
Salmon returns go in cycles. Sooner or later we should see a season or two of really big fish!
Fishing the Twizel Canals e-book
Fishing the Twizel Canals
Ben Booth with a early morning salmon taken in the Rakaia River.
Ben Booth with an early morning salmon taken in the Rakaia River. See more pictures.

Twizel Canals Fishing Video

Fishing the Twizel Canals eBook
The hydro canals of the Upper Waitaki Power Development Scheme, centered around the South Canterbury town of Twizel, offer some of the best freshwater fishing to be found any where in New Zealand.
Fishingmag Salmon Forum Latest
Read all about what is happening on the salmon fishing scene in Canterbury.
Large Sevengill Shark picture
Sevengill Shark taken surfcasting
Allan Burgess at Lake Coleridge
Allan Burgess
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If 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

In 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 period.
Kaikoura salmon catch
A good salmon caught at Kaikoura
Paper wasp
By 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 1999 - 2015

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