Story: Recreational sea fishing

Fishing for marlin

Fishing for marlin

These men are fishing for marlin off the Hokianga Harbour on Northland’s west coast. Although less renowned than the Bay of Islands on the eastern side, this region can offer very good fishing when weather and ocean conditions are favourable.

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New Zealand Herald
Reference: 15 February 2005
Photograph by Glenn Jeffrey

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Carl Walrond, 'Recreational sea fishing - Big-game fishing: methods, clubs and conservation', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7822/fishing-for-marlin (accessed 12 August 2022)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006