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Innovision 515 Active - centre console
If throwing soft baits, saltwater flies, or stick baits is your bag, then take a second look at this. NZ Fishing World recently spent a bit of time with fledgeling boat manufacturer Innovision, based in Whangarei, filming and enjoying a day on board a couple of their smaller model offerings, including the very handy 515 centre console.
Tamaki Marine Park
There's a whole new way to take a lot of the stress out of launching your boat if you live in the Auckland area. Tamaki Marine Park offers an opportunity to roll up to a secure facility, launch straight off a pontoon into a calm estuary, and can take a lot of the hard work out of the return chores.
Boat trailer maintenance
Many people stow away their boat over winter, however proper care and inspection is essential to ensure springtime doesn’t become an expensive repair exercise.
Yamaha School of Fish: Game Fishing from Trailer Boats
In this video, Graeme Heapy and the team from Marine North in Whangarei take you through an introduction to big game fishing from outboard powered trailer boats. Check out the hints and tips and you might consider gearing up to tackle something a little larger than your usual snapper and kingfish.
How to jig for trout
If you love the thrill of lure fishing and catching fish on light gear, you’ll likely enjoy the reasonably recent trend of jigging for freshwater kahawai, or trout as they are otherwise known. Trout fishing is an art unto its own when it comes to using a fly rod, and many find the challenge a leap too far and will never give this incredible way of fishing a go. No matter. There is a way to get out on the lake, soak up an often spectacular view, and enjoy some real sport fishing on light gear, jigging for trout. This can be a great way to enjoy a change of scene over winter months, take the family to the Taupo - Rotorua or southern lakes districts, and expand your fishing horizons.
Yamaha School of Fish - Fishing the Coromandel with Whitiangler
Check out Yamaha School of Fish chasing kingies with 'Whitiangler' in the magnificent Coromandel
Snapper fishing out west with Yamaha School of Fish
The west coast boasts some of the best fishing in New Zealand, and is within easy reach of most north island boaties. There is a bit of a catch, you have to cross a sometimes angry bar to get to the fishing action. Check out the west coast scenery as we head out off Raglan in search of a feed of snapper
YAMAHA SCHOOL OF FISH _ Fishing the Hokianga
Head up north and the Hokianga has it all, marlin, tuna, hapuka, and some monster kingfish. Check out the action on our latest Yamaha School of Fish video.
350 reasons for serious consideration
So, you think you’ve seen it all before? Be assured that you haven’t. Suzuki’s new big boy on the block, the DF350A, unveiled to New Zealand Fishing World at a recent Noosa-based media day, certainly caught us by surprise.
Can a Prize Get Much Bigger Than This?
Every year we all think, 'Wow! I would see myself in that'. Well this year the grand gate prize for the 2018 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show is certainly the thing every fisherman's dreams are made of. Here's the details from the show's organisers.