Story: Recreational sea fishing

Fishing from the rocks

Fishing from the rocks

This man is engaged in a rewarding but potentially dangerous pastime – fishing from the rocks. The foaming waters and kelp beds that surround rocky headlands are often good spots for catching species such as kingfish. But anglers must always be alert, as big waves can knock them into the water, where the weight of their clothes can drag them under.

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Photograph by Chris Rudge

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Carl Walrond, 'Recreational sea fishing - Other recreational fishing', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/7853/fishing-from-the-rocks (accessed 20 July 2024)

Story by Carl Walrond, published 12 Jun 2006