Private Profile

This NZ Fishing World author profile is not yet set for public viewing.

If you would like to contact this author please email


Grant Bittle

Catch Fishing

Grant Bittle is a passionate Hauraki Gulf-based angler and product developer at Catch Fishing. He is very well known in the local fishing community, going by the name Espresso.

  • Creator and founder of Catch, with NZ-wide retail distribution through Thompson Walker and direct online sales at for 3 years, followed by a partnership with 50% brand ownership at Bright Ideas/John Donald.
  • Catch Fishing presentations – Delivered in NZ retail stores, fishing clubs, special interest groups, and at fishing competitions.
  • Responsible for advertising and social media video content (Facebook, Instagram, etc.), including creation, scripting, filming/editing, presenting, and end-video production for Catch.
  • Wavedancer charter captain - Offers bait-free fishing charters and on-water lure fishing lessons in the Hauraki Gulf.
  • Engaged in other media, TV, radio, brand representation and presentations, including 'Outdoors with Geoff', 'Get Your Fish On', DB Export Fishing Match Challenges, Korean Channel A TV's 'City Anglers' episodes in NZ and Korea, Maori TV's Moontide Fishing, Hutchwilco Boat Show Masterclasses, and live weekly segments on Radio Live Sport's The Fishing Show and MagicFM radio's The Sunday Café.
  • Tradeshows: Front-man for Catch Fishing product presentations in New Zealand and Australia.
  • Conducts Facebook and Instagram LIVE presentations, handling solo script/demo/present.
  • Involved in Catch product creation, testing, and new product development.
  • Author of The Espresso Reports for over 10 years, providing weekly/fortnightly credible fishing information, primarily on the Hauraki Gulf.
  • Contributor to NZ Fishing World, producing articles for both print and online platforms.

Follow on Socials

Content Posts from

Grant Bittle

Catch Fishing

Drop NZ Fishing World a line!

When we get home and clean the boat we'll get back to you.

Thank you! Your submission has been received!
Oops! Something went wrong while submitting the form.