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GET YOUR NET'S WORTH

Spinning gear or Casting gear? Live bait or artificial? Walk a stream bank or launch a boat in a lake? These are common considerations before venturing out fishing for the day. One decision many fishermen tend to take for granted is net selection. This lack of forethought often leads to frustration as cheapo landing nets regularly fail when hoops break, net bags tear and handles bend. Murphy’s Law states the big letdown will more than likely occur when that once-in-a-lifetime fish is hooked. The best way to avoid such misfortune is to get serious about what net you bring along. Yes, selecting the perfect net requires some research, but the...
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Kahawai Fish Species Information

Scientific Fish Name: Arripis trutta
Other Fish Species Names: Australasian salmon
Regions Fished: From western Victoria to New Zealand, including the islands of Tasmania, Lord Howe, and Norfolk
World Record:
Common Tackle:
Additional Information:

Relatively long-lived fish, Australian salmon are a favored target of recreational fishers, and both commercial and traditional Māori fisheries.


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