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Moocher Hunters Frantic Kingfish Action
Some great opportunistic fishing action really capturing the quick thinking and quicker rigging up to grab some kingfish go-time!
The Lateral Line: EP #44
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.
Diving for crayfish from a yak
Nice little vlog catching crays inshore from GP Fishing Adventures
Softbaiting in the Manukau Harbour
The Manukau Harbour can be a great place to fish from kayaks and small boats on a nice day. Soft baits will often do the damage, take a look here and get some nice hints and tips.
The Lateral Line: EP #43
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.
The Lateral Line: EP #42
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 Lateral Line: EP#41
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.
Haines Hunter SF485 Sport Fisher walkaround
Here's a lot of boat in a smaller package. Ideal for anything from day trips to serious fishing. Take a look around the mighty little Haines Hunter SF485
Hints & Tips
How to swim a stickbait - Part 2
The most important part of stickbaiting is how to swim a stickbait. If you can do that well you will get lots of strikes and catch lots of fish. Here I go into details of stickbait techniques for swimming these lures. This video is aimed at beginner to intermediate fishermen who are getting into stickbaiting. This is part 2 of a series on how to stickbait for kingfish, see part 1 for info on gear to use.
Stewart Island with Josh James - Kiwi Bushman
Get a real feel for the bottom of New Zealand at Stewart Island.
The Lateral Line: EP#40
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.
Catching BIG snapper on softbaits: SIMRAD Sessions
Check out some pretty epic catch and release snapper action in the far north with Flyn Jack and the first in a series of SIMRAD SESSIONS.
How to soft bait for trout
Using soft baits on a river can be very productive for anglers, follow these tips from the team at Southland Fish & Game for the best results.
The Lateral Line: Ep #39
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.