The Fly River is the second longest river on the Island of New Guinea at 1050 kilometres (650 miles). It flows through the Western Province. The estuary of the Fly River is 56 kilometres (35 miles) wide at the entrance. Niugini...Read More
Category: Niugini Bass
Papua New Guinea is characterized by a hot, humid climate with cooler temperatures in the hilly areas of the country. The Niugini Bass of Papua New Guinea is very similar to the Carp, found in many North American lakes....Read More
Spinner casts don’t require a lot of effort in order to catch the Niugini Bass, but the fight is incredible. The Niugini bass spawn in spring in the tropical river systems of New Guinea. Little is known of the spawning...Read More
Papua New Guinea is so close to the equator that as far as temperature is concerned, there is no difference from one month to another. The Niugini Bass is a member of the snapper family, though it is a close relative of the...Read More
Fish the weedbeds, sunken trees and brush and where the bank juts out over the water by several feet with tree roots providing extra cover. Reversed Seasons As the Niugini Bass comes from Papua New Guinea, which itself comes...Read More
The fly is the second largest river in Papua New Guinea, extending for some 1,000 kilometres and is considered the largest river in terms of water flow per unit catchment area. The Niugini Bass is found in three major freshwater...Read More
The smallest of the Niugini Bass’s river catchments is the Ramu river at 640 kilometres/400 miles long. Distribution and Habitat We are staring off our coverage of Niugini Bass techniques with distribution and habitat for...Read More
During the day, they can be caught using spinner baits and flies. The Niugini Bass, like any other bass, are more active at night, especially around dusk and dawn. Trying to catch them during the day can work, but you have to...Read More
Papua New Guinea is characterized by a hot, humid climate with cooler temperatures in the hilly areas of the country. The Niugini Bass, a member of the Black Bass, family, is a member of the Pacific black basses and a close...Read More
Fly Fishing is an excellent method of bass fishing for Niugini Bass. Where are the Niugini Bass? The Niugini Bass is limited to three major river basins in one country, Papua New Guinea. Papua New Guinea is located in the south...Read More
Despite their chunking size, the Niugini bass lays in ambush wait to strike out at its prey. When Fall is like Summer… Fall, in Papua New Guinea, if we can call it that, starts at the end of March and continuing until the...Read More
Weed beds are excellent places to fish for Niugini Bass especially in slow moving parts of the river. Deep Water Fishing The river catchments where the Niugini Bass can be found are not very deep rivers but they do exceed 50...Read More
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Smallmouth Bass prefer cool, oxygen rich water.
Therefore, try streams and rivers with fast moving water. Smallmouth can also be found behind brush or other debris and where rocks breach the surface, creating oxygen rich water.