PHOTOS Matt Moritz with a fat summer kingfish. Istvan and one of many from a great kingfish session off the stingrays Matt Moritz aiming for the horizon Salt water flies. Piper, kingfish candy. The kingfish inhale flies easily. God thing for barbless hooks. When kahawai get so fat they fight even harder. Happy client, happy guide. Great afternoon on the kings. George pulled through on a tough day. Kingfish on the board. Let them go, let them grow. Huge amounts of flats on offer. Kingfish for miles. Greedy kingfish. Hunting the flats, salt water fly at the ready. Andrew Sturt hanging tough. Classic ray riding kingfish scenario. Salt water fly guide Lucas Allen with a tagged kingfish ready for release. Rom and a snapper pulled from 2 meters of water. Andrew throwing flies at the dawn marker poles. Squid, taste good to most creatures. Steve and a screamer. This kingfish was a real line burner. Steve with a kingfish muscled away from some rocks. These fish know how to fight dirty. Steve with a superb salt water fly caught snapper. In shallow water these fight like demons. King Tide Salt Fly uses the best gear from around the world. Kingfish release. We run an inshore tagging program so utmost care is taken with fish handling. Almost there… A salt water fly hangs from the mouth of a fly caught kingfish. Release shot. back to fight another day Snapper on salt water fly present a whole different challenge. Salt water fly. 4/0 Baitfish Tom getting warmed up before a good dusting on a big kingfish. The Mount. Bay of plenty icon and home to King Tide Salt Fly. Guided salt water fly fishing. New Zealand Tauranga has 200sq kms+ of harbour to fish. Including a lot of flats to explore. Damn good fun catching kingfish over and over. Gareth from Trout Hunting NZ. First time SWF, 5 casts later! Marine chart. Nikolaj Mathieson and Chris Sharland scouting, scouting, scouting. Pirates map directions. Talk to the old timer at the pub, get directions, go and explore. Gareth AKA Trout Hunting NZ with his first salt fly caught kingfish. Fat summer kingfish. Salt water fly guide Lucas Allen with a healthy example. Port of Tauranga. The hub of Tauranga, right amongst the city. Summer sees packs of “rat” kingfish invade inshore New Zealand. Perfect candidate for salt water fly fishing. KingTide Salt Fly – Guided Salt water fly fishing. New Zealand. Salt water fly. Baitfish Well well, the old no wind trick. Flat flats are the best. Right in the sweet spot. Kingfish will nail a well placed salt water fly. Little speedsters. Skipjack tuna come in close to the beach over summer and are a great target for the salt water fly enthusiast. Salt water fly. Piper Flats kingfish. Sight fishing with salt water fly in shallow water, great fun.