Encounter with Bonezilla – New Cal’s Bonefish

Chasing bonefish in the late afternoon on the remote flats, far north New Caledonia

By far one of the most memorable fish I have ever seen in my life came on the 3rd day. As I swung to talk to Etienne, something caught my eye and we all gasped at the same time. A fish of more than a meter long cruised between us. I distinctly saw the stripes on its flank and the unmistakable green back.
“Are your Barracuda green here?” I exclaimed, refusing to believe what I was looking at.
“NO, Bonefish, Bonefish” came the urgent reply
“Oh my God!!” […]

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Get a taste of what you can encounter by fishing New Caledonia…

New Caledonia’s Trophy GTs. Article by Grant Dixon, published in New Zealand Fishing News. “Prior to my first New Caledonia experience targeting their trophy giant trevally with poppers, I never realised just how technical this form of fishing could be!” […]

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NZFN readers get a good workout GT fishing New Caledonia…gym membership required!

Article by Grant Dixon, published in New Zealand Fishing News July 2011 Click to view the magazine version If planning an extended popper fishing mission, other than to a tackle shop, there is one place you should spend time at before leaving – the gym. In May, with the opening of duck- shooting out the […]

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Taking It To New Extremes

Rick Huckstepp details his trip to New Caledonia’s West Coast earlier this year, where the group fished between La Foa and Bourail for a variety of species, including some impressive GTs from shallow water. […]

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