Once again on this episode of The Lateral Line, this is a strictly land-based fishing mission. Watch as the boys tackle New Zealand's toughest fishing month – August. This trip has them hopping from one land-based spot to another by boat, guided by Gene from Strictly Land-Based Fishing who's determined to hook them into some epic fishing encounters.
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Welcome back to The Lateral Line! In our last epic fishing mission in the stunning landscapes of New Zealand, the boys and girls had a ton of fun soaking up the beautiful scenery, and eating like kings & queens whilst creating some awesome memories. Here's part 2 of that adventure...
In this episode, Nato initially spots rain in the forecast, anticipating a tough few days. However, Milan's meticulous weather analysis reveals incredible conditions—low swell, minimal wind, and the rain prediction turns out to be incorrect!
This time on the Lateral Line the boys are back fishing off a boat, but not just any boat. They’ve been invited to join Hamish on his brand-new 500 Sojourn, Marco Boat.
Finally the skies clear and a few precious days of ideal conditions present themselves. Join the boys as they head off on another land-based fishing mission.
Join the Lateral Line team on their latest overnight land-based fishing adventure as they set out to catch a feed and enjoy a delicious meal in the wide-open spaces.
The boys are continuing on their 2-day NZ fishing and camping mission. Last time on The Lateral Line the boys cut the show short after Milan landed a good kingfish, so this time around the story starts where they left off.
The boys are staying close to home and even closer to the boat ramp on this one. Here's a little harbour fishing action for ya...
The Spring season is just around the corner and The spring season is the best time of year to be fishing top water lures for king fish. Milan is flat out building his house at the moment and can’t get away for the usual 3 day fishing mission.
Milan again struggle’s to catch a king fish so the boys decide to try something different. On the last morning of a 3 day long camping and fishing mission the boys put squid at the top of the hit list. Targeting squid is something Nato use to do a lot but hasn’t done for years. Will squid be on the menu…….
Last time on The Lateral Line the boys went land based fishing. On the last day beautiful Kingfish showed that would not eat. aced with a tragic forecast it’s best to go give land based fishing another crack to see if they could land a monster.
he boys had big plans to land base fish a spot that they have wanted to fish for years but never have. The weather forecast completely destroyed those plans and the boys run for cover.
The last time the boys went fishing Milan managed to land a solid kingfish in his old stomping ground. Milan hadn’t landed a king fish in that area for over a year. Milan had a blast and was super keen to go back and have another go and see if he could do it again.
The last 2 times the boys have been fishing the camera man has done most of the fishing, so on this fishing mission It’s Milan’s turn to fish and Nato is stuck behind the phone filming.
Milan for years has talked about investing some time into trying to catch snapper in a harbour. That time to be invested by waiting until there is a perfect weather forecast and going as far up the back of a harbour at dead low tide as you could possible go and just see what we can find. The perfect out come would be to find something amazingly “fishy” and then coming up with a plan to fish that area. The boys executed the plan well but bump into a school of snapper and Trevally randomly and end up spending the afternoon trying to catch them on a fly. The boys have only ever been lucky enough to see fish schooling like this in the shallows a handful of times over the years.
Nato has his fly rod rigged and ready before the boat even hits the water. The first half of the day will be spent trying to get a fish to eat a fly. After that the boys are heading wide to some deep water pins to drop big live baits 100 meters plus down on one of Nato’s crazy deep water rigs.
The boys are off on their first fishing and camping mission on board Sojourn for 2022, again spending a few days in, on and around there favourite island group. Milan is doing what Milan does and what he loves most, that being, swimming big live baits on the weed lines close to shore. Hopefully a big hungry king fish has chosen the same weed lines to hunt down breakfast.
This time is gonna be a little bit different. This time, The boys are have a crack at Marlin fishing with Luke on board Evo. Evo being a 7.5 meter Marco boat that was custom designed and built to target Marlin. An over night mission is planned. The weather isn’t the best and Milan ends up getting sea sick on the first day and the trip gets cut short by some less then desirable weather on day 2. Check it out
The boys have been invited to go land based fishing on the east coast of New Zealand by Hamish from NaCL Lures. They had a very similar trip with Hamish last year and it was good fun and some beautiful fish were landed. Hamish believes February to be a great time of year to be on the rocks targeting big kingfish, which suits Milan perfectly. Nato really enjoys trying to capture beautiful scenery in amongst the fishing and this is a great place to do just that. As always a good feed of fresh fish is on the hit list and everyone involved is hopeful that the mighty Green Machine makes an appearance.
The very first fishing mission for 2022 is gonna be a land based fishing mission on New Zealand’s Wild West coast. Milan has some very good family friends that have farmed a beautiful piece of coast line for generations. Milan is lucky enough to have permission to enjoy this amazingly beautiful slice of paradise. Brother Toby is tagging along for this one and as always the boys have there sights set on catching something to eat. It’s been 6 weeks since the boys have had fresh fish to eat and as always that is the main goal but, Milan ends up landing the biggest Snapper he has ever caught in his life after it eats a bait off the surface right before his very eyes.
The month of December is an awesome time of year to go fishing in New Zealand’s beautiful harbours. But, Nato has been wanting to cast lures along the wild west coast of New Zealand for years and the weather is finally going to allow that to happen. The boys are fishing in the harbour on day one. All going to plan? day 2 the boys will be leaving the shelter of the harbour and attacking the mighty West Coast. As always it’s all about trying to have as much fun as possible and catching some thing to eat.
The boys check the forecast to see some spectacular weather predicted over the coming days. An off shore fishing and camping adventure is planned. A beautiful island group is the destination and brother from another mother Andrei and his son Luke are getting in on this over night fishing mission. The forecast was bang on and the fishing was just as good. The usual suspects were hooked and landed, Snapper, King Fish, Trevally and a Pig fish makes a small cameo appearance. There was a little bit of drama at the end…. but, nothing a helpful man driving a huge digger couldn’t sort out. Chur chur Kerepehi Transport.
After making the most of the spring run of king Fish and catching more then their fair share of big King Fish. The boys have confined them selfs to there favourite harbour for a couple of nights camping and fishing on the boat. Nato is keen to film some beautiful time lapses after not being able to on the recent off shore missions. Milan has a chilli bin full of amazing treats and a couple new toys for cooking said treats. The dream is to catch some Trevally and have fresh sashimi on the boat as a starter to NATO’s venison croak pot meal and The boys are not disappointed.
The boys make a 4 hour drive east to fish a crazy piece of water after hearing stories of huge King Fish pushing squid and flying fish to the surface and then smashing them. It’s a beautiful place and the boys haven’t fished there from the boat in a few years. Excitement levels are through the roof! In fishing, timing is everything!!!!! The boys are in the right place at the right time and during the right time of the year. There is so much amazing fishing action it couldn’t all be jammed into one film, so, this is just part 1, to be continued……….. Welcome to The Lateral Line Show starring Milan Radonich and Nathan O’Hearn, two best mates exploring the wild and hidden pathways of NZ chasing trophy kingfish and gigantic snapper in shallow waters. The Lateral Line is an Online TV show all about teaching you the knowledge & techniques to catch trophy fish in shallow water., Subscribe to this channel to keep up with the internet's best in kingfish and snapper fishing while Milan and Nato are having the best time of their lives on Sojourn.
The boys still have quite a few restrictions on where they can go and what they can do fishing-wise. Which isn’t a bad thing when considering the last 2 trips out to the island have led to heaps of fun being had and a few epic fish being landed. So, once more the boys have the island in site and dreams of big fish and some laughs with good mates are at the forefront of their minds. Welcome to The Lateral Line Show starring Milan Radonich and Nathan O’Hearn, two best mates exploring the wild and hidden pathways of NZ chasing trophy kingfish and gigantic snapper in shallow waters. The Lateral Line is an Online TV show all about teaching you the knowledge & techniques to catch trophy fish in shallow water., Subscribe to this channel to keep up with the internet's best in kingfish and snapper fishing while Milan and Nato are having the best time of their lives on Sojourn.
After being locked up at home, unable to go camping and fishing for some 5 weeks! The boys have there freedom back once more. The forecast says rain, but after being stuck on dry land for weeks on end, going fishing in the rain sounds like a lot of fun. Nato’s tent on the boat was designed to make fishing and camping on the boat in the rain possible and enjoyable, the Tent is about to be put to that very test. The boys plan to make the most of the terrible forecast in some sheltered waters. As always, a tonne of fun was had trying to catch some fish to eat despite the rain and there are big smiles all round.
After an epic trip last time round, all the boys want to do is go back out wide and repeat the process. This time around, Andrei is keen-as to catch a big king and tags along. An epic day's fishing was had.
The cuffs have come off. The weather is perfect and the top water fishing season has just kicked off in New Zealand. The plan is to head wide to an off shore island that is surround by big fish habitat. Wash rocks, step drop offs and tonnes of current. Big stick baiting rods and reels are rig and ready to do tangle with the the Yellow Tail King Fish.
The boys are on a 4 day fishing mission in a harbour they were land based fishing a month or so back. Milan managed to land a nice Trevally from the beach so the boys reckon they should have a tonne of fun fishing the harbour in the boat. The fishing was harder then expected so Milan comes up with a crazy idea to catch something different and ends up stuck in the mud.
The boys are fishing in an area they have both heavily fished in years gone by. Both Nathan and Milan haven’t fished the area in over 2 years. This particular part of the Bay Of Plenty is about to become a marine reserve and the boys are super keen to fish it just one more time before it’s locked down to fishing. The dream being to land one last jumbo King Fish for old times sake. Excitement levels start peaking as multiple schools of Kahawai come to the surface to feed late in the afternoon. Top water lures are cast around the schools of feeding Kahawai trying to provoke a bite from New Zealand’s yellow tail King Fish.
The boys are fishing with Bait Junkie lures along a beautiful piece of New Zealand’s coast line. Casting lures into the wash hoping to get them in front of a big snapper. Nathan does most of the fishing this time round as Milan isn’t feeling the best after having a root canal done on one of his front teeth only days earlier.
The boys are off on another land based fishing mission on a stunning part of New Zealand’s east coast. Three day's fishing off the rocks trying to get something to eat and hoping to do battle with some big King Fish. The boys are not disappointed, as snapper and kingfish are landed.
The boat is in getting the Suzuki serviced so the boys set out on a long over due land based fishing mission. It’s mid winter and the harbours should have some beautiful eating Trevally swimming around in them. The plan is to be eating Trevally with spectacular views of the harbour for the next 3 days.
Milan tags along with a couple of keen young anglers who are trying to catch a king fish off the rocks. It’s the perfect opportunity for him to get some filming practice in also.
Nato is on mission to catch some snapper to fillet up and give to some friends of his that are kind enough to let him go camping and bow hunting on their property.
Nato has set Milan the task of catching a big snapper before he is allowed to catch another king fish. Then Nato has a bed time story about a pack of king fish hammering a live bait.
The boys set out to make a educational “best practice” shark fishing video, after a considerable increase in recreational fishermen targeting Sharks. There has also been an increase in accidental Great White Shark captures by recreational fishermen. After some 10 years targeting Bronze Whaler Sharks the boys have only ever seen one Great White Shark and never hooked one while Shark fishing. What takes place completely blows their minds!
After spending the Xmas holidays catching king fish in the harbour, Milan is super keen to finally land a king fish while Nato films it with his iPhone. The boys see a massive king fish around a marker pole and spend 3 days trying to catch it.
The boys make the drive over to the Wild West coast and plan to pitch the tent on the boat and spend a night in the harbour. Snapper are on the hit list as the sun goes down and king fish as the sun comes up. Nato manages to film kings hunting live mullet in 4K 60 frames with his iPhone.
The boys leave the harbour and head down the coast to shelter from the forecasted wind. Later that day the wind drops out and the nearest island seems like it’s worth a visit. After a few stuff ups Milan lands a couple big beautiful king fish.
After a couple years of no fishing, Nato wants to have a crack at catching a king fish on his fly rod. The boys find a pack of ray-riding kingfish and A fly is smashed in what the boys reckon is one of the greatest strikes they have ever seen. Nato manages to catch 2 more solid harbour king fish on live baits that were trailing behind the boat while fly fishing.
After 2 previous fishing trips in the new boat where no kingfish were landed. Milan goes to his favourite spot, where he feels the most confident. The boys anchor up for the night in a sheltered bay and await the sun rise of the next day. They wake to beautiful weather and the fish are biting. The first king fish landed on the boat is a good one.
The boys find themselves in the right place at the right time. Gannets diving have given away a pack of hunting kingfish
Milan and Nathan decided to build an aluminium trailer after Dayne explained the pros and cons on steel and alloy.
Again Milan has been scouting for land based fishing spots on google earth. With a new spot located the boys are off. After a hard day on the rocks it’s decided that going back to a spot that Milan lost 3 King Fish in one day is the best chance of success.
Nathan tows the boat to Brave Design to be wrapped inside and out. Check out the process for transforming the look of a boat from polain alloy to art.
The Suzuki powered boat Milan and Nathan have always wanted to build was born at Marco boats in home town Morrinsville a few weeks back. Here's the progress.
Marco boats in Morrinsville have 99% of the fabrication work on Milan and Nathan’s idea of the Suzuki powered dream boat completed. Next stop, Brave Designs.
Again Milan has been scouting for land based fishing spots on google earth. With a new spot located the boys are off. After a hard day on the rocks it’s decided that going back to a spot that Milan lost three kingfish in one day is the best chance of success.
Milan, Nathan and one of “the boy’s” Toby, are on board Savoy headed to great barrier island and they are going to use the tender on the front of Savoy to go land based fishing at Great Barrier Island.
Milan and Nathan are again on the rocks after Milan eyed up a piece of coast line on Google Earth. The walk in was a bit tricky, but dinner was acquired.
Milan and Nathan are back trying to “seal the deal” after Milan’s live bait got eaten by a huge King Fish with no hook in it. The most insane couple of day’s fishing on the rocks are about to unfold, including Great white sharks swimming around at our feet!
Milan and Nathan, are on the hunt for a giant King Fish. They are fishing spots that they have talked about fishing for 15 years but for what ever reason just haven’t done it.
Milan and Nathan are back on the rocks. king fish are again the target. Milan hooks a good king fish on his bait rod and some how he manages to land it.