The Kohga Spring Fishing Competition is a length based fishing competition run over September, October, and November. It's free to enter and anglers can fish anywhere in New Zealand!

To sign up simply download the Daiwa NZ Tournament App. Available from the Apple App Store and Google Play Store. All fish caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period are valid for entry! Please see here for terms & conditions.

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KOHGA PRO SHOP

Charter Trip with Hauraki Express and Scott Barrett. RRP $3,000.00

Awarded to the retailer whose customers have the longest combined length of 3 Snapper at the end of the competition period. Maximum of 1 fish per angler. Retail teams are selected by identifying your preferred retailer during the account creation process. Spots on the charter will be given to one staff member from the winning retail store, as well as the three anglers who caught the winning fish.

Glory Photo

Daiwa Saltiga BJ 200H Reel. RRP $999.99

Awarded to the best photo of a fish caught on a Kohga Bayrubber Free lure during the competition period. The best image is as selected by Daiwa New Zealand.

Longest Snapper

1st Place - Daiwa Kohga TW7.3 Baitcasting Reel w/ Kohga MX 70XHB Rod. RRP $1099.99

2nd Place - Daiwa Saltist SJ 200H Baitcasting Reel w/ TD Black Kohga 66HB Rod. RRP $729.99

3rd Place - Daiwa Fune XT 150H Baitcasting Reel w/ Blue Backer 602HB Rod. RRP $499.99

Awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd longest Snapper caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period.

Longest Kingfish

1st Place - Daiwa Kohga TW7.3 Baitcasting Reel w/ Kohga MX 70XHB Rod. RRP $1099.99

2nd Place - Daiwa Saltist SJ 200H Baitcasting Reel w/ TD Black Kohga 66HB Rod. RRP $729.99

3rd Place - Daiwa Fune XT 150H Baitcasting Reel w/ Blue Backer 602HB Rod. RRP $499.99

Awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd longest Kingfish caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period.

Longest Kahawai

1st Place - Daiwa Kohga TW7.3 Baitcasting Reel w/ Kohga MX 70XHB Rod. RRP $1099.99

2nd Place - Daiwa Saltist SJ 200H Baitcasting Reel w/ TD Black Kohga 66HB Rod. RRP $729.99

3rd Place - Daiwa Fune XT 150H Baitcasting Reel w/ Blue Backer 602HB Rod. RRP $499.99

Awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd longest Kahawai caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period.

Monthly Average Length Snapper

Full set of Kohga Bayrubber Free Lures. RRP $449.99

Awarded to one individual, selected at random, that has caught the average length Snapper during the September period.

Fish Of the Week

5 x Kohga Bayrubber Free Lures. RRP $114.95

Awarded to the longest Snapper caught each week on a Kohga Bayrubber Free lure.

JAF CRITTER COLLECTOR

Just Another Fisherman Angler Tec Prize Pack. RRP $329.99

Awarded to angler with the most different species of fish caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period.

- Angler Tech Dry Backpack

- Tech Tackle Pouch

- Angler Tech UV Long Sleeve Tee

- Angler Straps

Spot Prizes

100 Kohga Bayrubber Free Lures. RRP $2299.00

50 Kohga Mega6 Octopus Skirts. RRP $749.50

50 Spools of J-Thread FC Fluorocarbon Leader. RRP $1749.50

50 Spools of J-Braid X8 Braided Line. RRP $1499.50

Awarded to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd longest Kahawai caught on Kohga Bayrubber Free lures during the competition period.

  • When photographing your catch make sure the entire fish is visible in the image.
  • The measure must be readily visible underneath the fish to identify the length.
  • The Kohga Bayrubber Free lure must be visible in the image so the entry can be validated.
  • Select your favourite retailer, enter the species, length in millimeters, and then hit 'Submit'.
  • Download the 'Daiwa NZ Tournament App' from the Apple App Store or Google Play Store.
  • Sign Up' to create an account.
  • Fill in the form fields to create your account then 'Login'.
  • Select and enter the event 'Kohga Spring Comp'.