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Ten rules jigging for kingfish
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Ten rules jigging for kingfish

2020 Shimano Stella SW
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2020 Shimano Stella SW

World renown as one of the ultimate big-banger spin reels, the Shimano Stella is the apex equipment for tackling monster fish at the big end of the range. Check out the stunning video, filmed in the North Atlantic, of the brand new Stella SW in action against some gigantic tuna.
Check out the $250,000 Boat Show Prize!
Boats

Check out the $250,000 Boat Show Prize!

This year is the first time for a while we get to go to the annual event, Hutchwilco Boat Show. Check out the gate prize video, and imagine winning this epic.
Easy to learn: How to tie the FG knot
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Easy to learn: How to tie the FG knot

The FG Knot with a Rizzuto finish is my go-to leader knot. I'll use it for GT, Tuna, Bass and everything in-between! But this here shows you the exact knot I tie when Popping and stick baiting for GT with my heavy setups.
Stabicraft and the all new SIMRAD command
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Stabicraft and the all new SIMRAD command

Check out the new SIMRAD command unit in action with Stabicraft and the team from Ocean Sports Marine in Whakatane. Take your boat switch game to the next level with this epic new tech.

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Testing the Scott Centric #5 and #6 weight rods on big South Island Browns
Fresh water

Testing the Scott Centric #5 and #6 weight rods on big South Island Browns

Huntsman Centurion Elite Angler HT
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Huntsman Centurion Elite Angler HT

Young angler Flyn Jack talks through the new Huntsman Elite Angler HT all rigged out and in action.
Pat Swift Jigging Flies
Fresh water

Pat Swift Jigging Flies

Since the introduction of jigging for trout, this fun and very fruitful method of fishing has made catching trout in lakes a lot more fun than dragging them in on heavy lead lines.
Adventure Fishing the Whanganui River
Fresh water

Adventure Fishing the Whanganui River

If you’re anything like me, when it comes to holiday time, the first thing you think is…I wonder if I can take a rod and reel. If it’s a YES, this thought process quickly evolves into some research, and subsequent agonizing, over how much gear, how many lures, what weight line, when you’ll escape and so on. This year, a family escape actually meant escaping the family. Well, the kids anyway. Just my wife, brother, and sister-in-law, all alone on a four day journey canoeing 145 kilometres down the middle reaches of the mighty Whanganui (once Wanganui) River from Taumarunui to Pipiriki. The plan was to canoe the river and stay at the camping and glamping opportunities on offer along the way. Just good outdoor action adventure paddling our way through canyons and the odd rapids. In my mind…surely there would be trout fishing opportunities?
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