There are few experiences as exhilarating as angling in the crystal blue waters that span throughout the South Pacific. Seemingly endless miles of calm deep blue water rich with an amazing variety of large and small game sea life, in dozens of awe-inspiring spots to choose from, all of which are sure to deliver an angling experience like no other.
Preparing for your trip
Before you decide on the best location within the south pacific to achieve the ultimate catch, it is important that you are aware of the licences and safety equipment needed. Ensuring that you have a good PFD jacket is a vital item especially if you plan to take advantage of the many deep sea fishing charters available, not all charters provide safety equipment to passengers, so it is important that you have your own safety equipment as backup.
In addition to their timeless beauty, the Solomon Islands are renowned for being home to some of the world’s largest game fish. The crystal clear waters can be fished right off the beach, or on a deep sea charter, as well as various spots for estuary fishing.
The Solomon Islands have thus far been virtually untouched by commercial fishing leaving an abundance of large game fish to pursue. Serious and casual anglers alike will appreciate the near endless varieties of large game fish, with everything from marlin to mahi-mahi available.
Whether you charter a deep sea excursion to reel in an impressive Pacific sailfish or yellowfin tuna, visit the quiet jungle rivers to catch some estuary bass or mangrove jack, or get up close and personal in the shallow of the bays for a little spear fishing, you are bound to snag a fair share of boast-worthy catches.
Swansea is home to the majestic Lake Macquarie, which is the largest saltwater lake in the southern hemisphere. This massive lake has no shortage of variety when it comes to big game fishing.The crystal blue coastal waters surrounding Swansea Australia has an adventure delivering experience unlike any other place in the world.
Passionate anglers flock to the waters surrounding Swansea to experience one of the world’s most extreme deep-sea fishing opportunities and is home to some of the world’s largest and challenging aquatic game. Swansea sees multiple great white and tiger shark catches year in and year out, some even caught by novice and beginner fisherman.The marlin and sailfish rich coast and densely salmon populated lakes provide the ultimate angling experience for even the most seasoned angler.
In addition to the unending angling opportunities, Swansea offers an impressive variety of mainland activities as well with a variety of village shops, fine dining and exciting nightlife. Finish your aquatic game adventures off with a comforting meal, a relaxing nightcap and a well deserved rest at the various comforting accommodations offered throughout Swansea to ensure that you are refreshed and rejuvenated to re- tackle Swansea’s exhilarating waters.
Hokitika New Zealand
Hokitika is located in the western region of New Zealand’s south island and offers some of the best freshwater fishing the South Pacific has to offer with 2 large fresh water lakes to choose from (Lake Mahinapua and Lake Kaniere) both of which are virtually overflowing with brown trout, salmon and perch whilst surrounded by breathtaking majestic mountain ranges and stunningly rugged scenery.
Anglers can enjoy spin and fly fishing in the trout filled Hokitika river or Mahinapua Creek from January through to April. Both experienced and first-time fisherman can enjoy the satisfying freshwater game opportunities that Hokitika offers.
Other noteworthy fishing spots in the South Pacific
If you are craving more angling adventures after trying these 3 incredible fishing spots not to worry, the South Pacific has no shortage of anglers paradises to indulge in such as Fiji, French Polynesia (for anglers who prefer primarily large game), or the massively stocked barramundi and sooti grunter in Australias beautiful Lake Tinaroo.