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Fishing | Time | Moon | Tide | Current | Weather
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Fishing | Time | Moon | Tide | Current | Weather

Here's a great look at all the key factors before planning a fishing trip courtesy of ol mate Briggsy from Aus. In this educational fishing series we look at time of day, tide, moon phase, current, and weather.
Epic Freediving & Snorkelling at Goat Island
Spearfishing

Epic Freediving & Snorkelling at Goat Island

In this video we take a look at an epic free diving spot North of Auckland in New Zealand. Goat Island is a marine reserve that has a unique biome and completely tame snapper. Snapper are very difficult to catch while spearfishing at the best of times, but the fish have become tame over decades of protection in the marine reserve. They will happily follow divers around and it makes for an excellent free diving location being that it is sheltered and often reasonably clean.
SImply Kingfish - Matt Watson Ultimate Fishing
Hints & Tips

SImply Kingfish - Matt Watson Ultimate Fishing

Check out the full classic episode of Ultimate Fishing's guide to targeting kings with that guy Matt Watson
Ranfurly Banks bluefin & deep drop action
Big Game

Ranfurly Banks bluefin & deep drop action

The mighty bluefin run that we are lucky enough to get off Waihau Bay each year was an absolute cracker this year. Check out a bit of footage we put together on board Coastal Charters with young Flyn Jack on the fish.
How to fish soft baits with Rob Fort
Techniques

How to fish soft baits with Rob Fort

Get a full run down on the basics of soft bait and soft plastic fishing, including the techniques explained to help you go out and be successful with this style. Learn about sink rates and staying in touch during the decent plus more with pro angler Rob Fort.
How to fish microjigs and slow jigs with Rob Fort
Techniques

How to fish microjigs and slow jigs with Rob Fort

Here's a complete step-by-step guide to using micro jigs. Learn the techniques to be successful at catching fish with four methods explained in detail including easy to follow instructional diagrams.
Japanese micro jigging techniques
Techniques

Japanese micro jigging techniques

The Japanese invented micro jigs, and have also developed some specific techniques for fishing them. These little lures are deadly in NZ waters, particularly on snapper. Check out this great technique instruction, it's in Japanese but has full subtitles.
Top water kingfish action and tips
Techniques

Top water kingfish action and tips

Join Adan Clancy from Fishy Business and Ben Pokaia for top tips for jigging and top water fishing for Bay Of Plenty Kingfish.
High detail slow pitch jig techniques explained
Japanese

High detail slow pitch jig techniques explained

English subtitles: Watch and learn the subtleties and actions, and the reasoning behind them in this instructional video. There's a lot to be applied here to slow pitch jigging for snapper and kingfish here in NZ.
Home craft sinkers from river stones?
Hints & Tips

Home craft sinkers from river stones?

Well here's something to really occupy the bored fisho in lockdown or when the weather is driving you crazy. Environmentally, aesthetically pleasing, super-camo fishing sinkers made from river stones.
The Lateral Line Boat Build: Episode #4
Boats

The Lateral Line Boat Build: Episode #4

Milan and Nathan decided to build an aluminium trailer after Dayne explained the pros and cons on steel and alloy.
The magnificent Circa 950
Boats

The magnificent Circa 950

Circa boats are a sensational riding hull, customised to suit each client's needs, catering for the most discerning boat owners. The team at Offshore boats in Whangarei customise and distribute these boats, and this includes the featured beauty here, a 950 SL.
The Lateral Line: Episode #7
Land-based

The Lateral Line: Episode #7

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.
Offshore Boats 650
Boats

Offshore Boats 650

If you have never heard of Offshore boats before, that’s not surprising, as the brand has only recently been born at the hands of the team at Northland Marine and co. With many years of experience in the trailer boat game, specialising in some of the mainstream alloy brands, Johnathan Barlow and business partner Paul Dunn from Marine North in Whangarei, set out to build the alloy boat they wanted, with no limitations or compromises.

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