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Yellowfin Tuna Top Tips
Big Game

Yellowfin Tuna Top Tips

Check out some gold tips from the experts at catching yellowfin tuna. Luke from Yeehaa Fishing Tackle takes us through top lures, how to run them, and has some great advice if you want to target these fantastic fish.
Catch Deep-V Slow-Pitch Jig
Gear

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
Berkley Jig It microjigs
Gear

Berkley Jig It microjigs

Relatively slow to gain in popularity when compared to soft baits and kabura jigs, microjigs are actually very effective on a huge range of fish and can easily be fished using soft bait or light overhead gear combos. They offer a lot of fun on light gear, and there will be times when they are the most effective lure in the arsenal. When the anchovy schools are running, and the fish are actively feeding, microjigs can be deadly.
ABU VERITAS 3
Gear

ABU VERITAS 3

The ABU Veritas has been one of our favourite rod patterns over the last few years. In 2018 it looks even better than ever with key improvements to guides, grips and taper dynamics. This is a sensational rod to turn to for all spinning work and soft baiting or fishing microjigs.
Black Magic Flipper Jigs
Gear

Black Magic Flipper Jigs

Black Magic has added the exciting slow pitch Flipper jig to their range.
Catch Fishing Squidwings lures
Gear

Catch Fishing Squidwings lures

This is a unique lure that has been developed in New Zealand by Catch, from a ground-up concept. It’s unusual in that it has been designed to be a jack-of-all lures. Catch explain it can be cast, trolled, jigged, and fished from boat or shore. Wellington angler Jason was presented with a range of Catch gear to trial, and here we will focus on his use of the Squidwings, as without doubt, how you fish it dictates how successful it will be.
Yamashita squid jigs
Gear

Yamashita squid jigs

Yamashita would be one of the leading Japanese brands of squid jig on the market.
Daiwa Saltist Reel
Gear

Daiwa Saltist Reel

The Daiwa Saltist is a fantastic price point reel heavy enough to target kingies and big snapper. Perfect for throwing stick baits or stray lining
Daiwa Certate spinning Reel
Review

Daiwa Certate spinning Reel

Daiwa Certates have been one of our favourite reels over the years. Smooth running, well sealed and extremely reliable under harsh conditions, the new Certate looks to be another brilliant offering. Here's the latest information from Daiwa...
The insiders guide to snapper - rods, reels, lines and different baits
Inshore

The insiders guide to snapper - rods, reels, lines and different baits

Whether to use a long trace, a sinker on the bottom, a floating bait or a soft bait; these are the questions facing the snapper fisherman every time he heads out on to the water. Geoff Thomas looks at the different methods and the tackle and when we use them.
Lessons of the longline - What to do, and what not to do when kontiki fishing
Land-based

Lessons of the longline - What to do, and what not to do when kontiki fishing

Kontiki fishing is gaining more and more popularity in New Zealand every year. Thomas Black attempts to see what all the fuss is about. As the newest member of the NZFW Team and by far the least experienced fisherman, I thought I’d struck gold when I heard my first assignment was to go kontiki fishing.

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