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How to fish soft baits with Rob Fort
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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.
Catch Waterwings - bling for your bling
Gear

Catch Waterwings - bling for your bling

Catch fishing have invented a new way to add a bit of extra vavavoom! to your lures. Check it out here...
New Catch Beady Eye Kabura Jig
Gear

New Catch Beady Eye Kabura Jig

There's a new weapon from Catch Fishing. Check out the latest kabura jig that will catch just about any predatory fish out there. We've had great success with this extremely effective lure and it's well worth having a few in the tackle box, especially if it's a tough day. Easy to fish, and effective all year round, the new Catch Beady Eye Kabura is a must have if you like your lures.
Catch Deep V jig
Gear

Catch Deep V jig

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 in action. This is a great jig for just about any conditions and the special V shaped keel gives it extra hang time in the strike zone.
Create your own assist rigs for inchiku and other jigs
Gear

Create your own assist rigs for inchiku and other jigs

With the popularity of inchiku, slow pitch, and speed jigging, it's often the assist rig that gets beaten up before the metal jig. In some cases you might just prefer to customise your own rigs to suit your choice of hook. If you want to get the edge on your mates, here's a cool video showing how its done.
Make your own jig assist hook rigs
Gear

Make your own jig assist hook rigs

Assist rigs and your choice of hook can often make a big difference when you do connect with a decent fish. Here's Tony Orton showing us how to make your own rigs allowing a tailored hook size and assist length.
How to fish soft baits from a kayak
Kayak

How to fish soft baits from a kayak

Soft baits and kayaks go hand in hand. The stealth of the kayak and its ability to get in close where fish are feeding makes it a perfect match for soft bait fishing techniques. Catch Fishing and Stephen Tapp from Viking Kayaks presents a bit about targeting fish from a kayak, and how it's done right. Stephen is one of, if not the, best kayak fisherman in NZ, and you can learn a lot just watching the master in action.
Spearfishing 101
Spearfishing

Spearfishing 101

A basic guide to spearfishing.
Shimano 2020 Stella SW - Japanese video
Japanese

Shimano 2020 Stella SW - Japanese video

Check out this very tasty video featuring the new Shimano Stella in action. It's all in Japanese, but a picture tells a thousand words.
2020 Shimano Stella SW
Gear

2020 Shimano Stella SW

World renown as one of the ultimate big-banger spin reels, the Shimano Stella is the apex equipment for tackling monster fish at the big end of the range. Check out the stunning video, filmed in the North Atlantic, of the brand new Stella SW in action against some gigantic tuna.

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