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Catch Deep-V Slow-Pitch Jig
The Deep V is a versatile lure for catching kingfish, XXL snapper and many other species. It combines several design features to present a lure that is irresistible.Here's a slow pitch jig that can either be mechanically jigged or slow pitch fished to save your energy. Check out the new Catch Deep V
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Understanding the tides
The importance for fishos to understand the tides cannot be underestimated. Al McGlashan reveals pointers that are sure to help you catch more. Tides are the single most important factor in dictating bite times. It doesn’t matter what species you’re chasing, from billfish to gurnard, their movements are dictated by the tides.
How to rig for daytime swordfishing
Daytime swordfishing is becoming increasingly popular and effective. Here's a good couple of videos to help you get set up and have a crack
A beginner's guide to jigging
Mechanical or vertical jigging with metal lures is not a new method of fishing and has been around for many years both in New Zealand and overseas.
Jigging masterclass with pro angler Edward Lee
Check out this awesome jigging action on board Epic Charters in the magnificent Coromandel. Using new products from Catch Fishing (a prototype spin-jig rod and 300 gram Double Trouble jigs) Jigging maestro Edward Uhai Lee shows off the best speed jigging technique we have seen anywhere.
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.
Fast and slow jigging tutorial
Here's an excellent video that describes the techniques for both mechanical and slow pitch jigging. In particular the use of spinning reels to jig for kingfish, and the technique for slow pitch is well worth a watch
Hints & Tips
Using your phone to find the best fishing
When you are heading out for a fish, doing a little homework and making a plan the night before is often a good idea. If you’re like me, quite often the day ahead is lived over as you try and go to sleep, waking several times as you wait for the 5.00am alarm to arrive. One of the greatest technologies for available for fishing success, does not live in your tackle box, but on your phone.
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.
Is this the dream boat that you can actually afford?
Fledgling boat brand, Prodigy Boats, claim to offer a high performance aluminium boat range that deliver performance, safety and most of all unbeatable value. How much value? Up to 30 – 50% cheaper than competitive brands.
Everol Reels – hand crafted in Italy
There are a number of good reels available from any brand now, that will serve you well and perform the task at hand effectively when it comes to anything from slow pitch and light jigging, right through to chasing the bluefin out of Waihau Bay. Not all reels are created equal, and each have their strengths and weaknesses depending on the price point parameters you are working within.
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