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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.
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.
How to use the all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID'
Gear

How to use the all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID'

The all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID' inchiku lure combines the best of two Catch lure favourites to create a new beast that's deadly on just about all predatory fish species. Check out the new lure and how to use it, it's surprisingly easy.
Twins vs single outboards.  What's best?
Boats

Twins vs single outboards. What's best?

Here's a good video from US of A that outlines the pro's and con's of single vs twin outboards. If you are in two minds ;-) check it out.
Huntsman Boats Centurion Elite Angler
Boats

Huntsman Boats Centurion Elite Angler

Huntsman Boats showcasing their incredible Centurion Elite Angler and introducing brand ambassador Flyn Jack. Check out Flyn and the boat in action chasing tuna in the north Island, and take a look at the Huntsman factory in operation.
Pete Lamb’s top tips for catching snapper
Hints & Tips

Pete Lamb’s top tips for catching snapper

Editor note: Pete Lamb operates Pete Lamb Fishing Charters, and runs a bait and tackle shop out of Wellington. He’s fished the Wellington region for most of his life and knows just about every place that holds fish in the region like the back of his hand. Pete is a land based and surf casting specialist, but also runs a charter operation that targets the main coastal areas on the south and west coast. He’s learned a hell of a lot over the years, and like all good fishermen is still learning every day. He is most always happy to share information to help you get a better fishing experience if you rock up to his shop in Rongotai. Here’s Pete’s top tips for targeting arguably NZ’s favourite fish, the good old snapper.
How to tie a pulley rig for surf casting
Land-based

How to tie a pulley rig for surf casting

The pulley rig is the ideal rig to use when you want more control of your cast, and want to be able to distance cast into deeper water, hopefully to where the bigger fish are holding. Here's a guide on how to tie from scratch
How to smash your PB kingfish on stick baits
Techniques

How to smash your PB kingfish on stick baits

It was chaos! the pack of Kingfish erupted on the surface splaying froth and panicking baitfish in every direction. Words can’t even describe the sight as I grabbed my topwater gear and belted a quick cast into the riot. Fish were flying all over the surface and after a couple of winds ‘booom’! As line peeled off the wailing Stella all I could do was watch and hang on. With 15kgs of drag locked on it was one of those moments where the sheer excitement was overriding the pain of every muscle screaming to hold fast. After a tough, twenty-minute tug-o-war the fish finally turned, and I was able to coax him up. Kingfish are brutal on any gear, but on the longer topwater rods they have a leverage advantage and as an angler, you get to feel every bit of the fight even more than on normal jigging gear. When the fish appeared it was as much a relief as anything, and I knew this was around a 30kg PB straight away. Such a magnificent fish deserved to go back to get even bigger, so after a few snaps he was back over the side leaving me with that exhausted and elated feeling. Did that really happen?

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