Yellowtail Kingfish: The Gold That Keeps Giving

Read the full story about Australian fly fisherman Matthew Daniel who headed to New Zealand in early March 2017 for one purpose; to sample the world class flats fly fishing for Yellowtail Kingfish aka Seriola lalandi lalandi. New Zealand is likely the only place on Earth where at certain times of the year, these apex predators venture into the shallows and patrol water below the knee line. This is when they become premier fly fishing targets and “kings” from 5lbs to 50lbs have been caught in mere inches of water.

Blog by Paul Mills at