Kahawai (Australian salmon) (Arripis spp.)

(Forster, 1801) and / Arripis truttacea (Cuvier, 1829); ARRIPIDAE FAMILY; also called Australian salmon, black-back salmon, bay trout, sallmon trout
These species are found around New Zealand, Tasmania, and the southern portions of Australia. They inhabit continental shelf waters including estuaries, bays and inlets. They school in shallow, open coastal waters or form large surface aggregations in deeper water.
They grow to at least 3 ft (1 m) and 33 lb (15 kg), resembling a cross between a bluefish (tailor) and a southern yellowtail (called kingfish in Australia and New Zealand). The bo... Read More

 
 

All-Tackle Length World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
76.0 cm
Rowboat Rock, Australia
11-Jun-2017
 

All-Tackle Length Fly World Records

Line Class
Length
Location
Catch Date
Angler
All-Tackle (Length)
cm
Vacant,
 
Vacant
All-Tackle (Length)
52.0 cm
Kaipara Lagoon, New Zealand
16-Oct-2021

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