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Fishing for Trophy Whitebait on the West Coast of New Zealand

While researching a recent post, Beel recently discovered a wonderful blog post about whitebait fishing in New Zealand. The post, “Let me take you whitebaiting on the West Coast of … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Hey Kiwis, Don’t Eat the Dead Fish!

Investigation of the mass death of snapper Pagrus auratus continues in New Zealand.  Fish, primarily snapper, first began washing ashore on the beaches of the Coromandel Peninsula on New Year’s … Continue reading

January 4, 2013 · Leave a comment

Great White Sharks As Bait?

  A great white shark, hooked during a post-Christmas fishing trip, is shown being attacked by a larger great white shark in the waters off New Zealand.  Whoo hoo, says … Continue reading

January 1, 2013 · Leave a comment

Bad News for the Great West Coast Whitebait Festival

Last October, the Westland District Council (of west coast New Zealand) sponsored the Great West Coast Whitebait Festival, which was held in Christchurch, the most populous city on the South Island. Shortly … Continue reading

December 31, 2012 · Leave a comment

Measuring Interest in Shark Attacks With Google

In recent weeks and months, there have been a number of well publicized shark attacks, in the USA, Australia, and South Africa. Beel’s general sense of this is there are more … Continue reading

January 27, 2012 · Leave a comment