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Kingfish on livebaits - Moocher Hunters NZ
Inshore

Kingfish on livebaits - Moocher Hunters NZ

With fishing you can make things as complicated or as simple as you like. Sometimes you've just got to whack a hook in the back of a big kahawai to get results.
WIN SALTY BAY PRODUCT!
Boats

WIN SALTY BAY PRODUCT!

Want to win some of this awesome Salty Bay product to try for yourself?
NEW Abu Garcia rod review. VERITAS 4.0
Gear

NEW Abu Garcia rod review. VERITAS 4.0

VERITAS = VERI TASTY! There are just some products that I know I’m going to buy the moment I see them. As a massive soft bait and lure fishing fan, I love catching decent fish on relatively light weight spinning gear, and when the opportunity arises to upgrade or replace broken gear, it’s a no brainer.
The Lateral Line: EP#31
Inshore

The Lateral Line: EP#31

The cuffs have come off. The weather is perfect and the top water fishing season has just kicked off in New Zealand. The plan is to head wide to an off shore island that is surround by big fish habitat. Wash rocks, step drop offs and tonnes of current. Big stick baiting rods and reels are rig and ready to do tangle with the the Yellow Tail King Fish.
Salty Bay Salt Guard
Boats

Salty Bay Salt Guard

When you are fishing or boating, there’s one thing that is for sure. Salt is going to get into your gear and cause havoc to expensive fishing rods, reels, boat engines, fittings, trailers, you name it. Here’s a great new product to the NZ market, developed and formulated here in New Zealand by Campbell Banks and Sam Johnston.
SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES
Press Release

SUSTAINABLE COASTLINES

Eleventh Annual Ball is ON. YOU CAN HELP!
Suzuki Clean Ocean Project
Boats

Suzuki Clean Ocean Project

Suzuki Develops the World's First Micro-Plastic Collecting Device for Outboard Motors: Suzuki Motor Corporation has developed the world’s first* Micro-Plastic Collecting Device which can be installed on outboard motors. Marine plastic waste has become a significant environmental issue in the recent years and a huge amount of such wastes that has not been gathered correctly flow into the ocean. They are then broken down into micro-plastic under the natural environment and their impact on the ecological system is also becoming a concern. To tackle these issues, we focused on the structure of the outboard motor, which pumps up tons of seawater to cool the engine and then returned to the ocean. We developed a collecting device which collects micro-plastic waste by utilizing the returning water. Through this device, micro-plastic waste around the water surfaces can be collected just by running the boat.
How to: Night jigging for bluefin tuna
Deep-water

How to: Night jigging for bluefin tuna

Night jigging for bluefin has been a successful method for catching these fish when they are feeding down deeper at night, and gives you the option to double your opportunities once you've travelled all the way to the tuna, or when they are just not coming up to hit trolled lures. Here's a few tips on how they rig and the lures used overseas, that will absolutely work here in NZ, as proven by young angler Flyn Jack recently.
How to fish Inchiku Jigs
Hints & Tips

How to fish Inchiku Jigs

Here's a refresher or a beginner's how-to for fishing the deadly Inchiku style jigs that are so effective on everything from snapper and kingfish to john dory and cod. Check out the video from Grant 'Captain Espresso' Bittle explaining the ins and outs.
In Canterbury? Want to learn about trout fishing?
Fresh water

In Canterbury? Want to learn about trout fishing?

Or seeking to improve your trout angling and learn new techniques? Come along to the free Canterbury Trout Festival starting at 8.30am on September 4 2021 at Peppers Hotel, Clearwater. We have again been able to persuade some of New Zealand's best trout anglers to come and share their knowledge and skills.
Testing the Scott Centric #5 and #6 weight rods on big South Island Browns
Fresh water

Testing the Scott Centric #5 and #6 weight rods on big South Island Browns

Here's a great review with some lovely fishing footage, if you're considering a #5 or #6 wt rod, a weight that is so well suited to much of NZ's fly fishing.

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