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Preview - Catch livies soft bait bodies- Catch livies soft bait bodies
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Preview - Catch livies soft bait bodies- Catch livies soft bait bodies

It was only a matter of time before Catch Fishing introduced a live bait body to match their new Stingaz jig heads.
Freshwater: Fishing the seasons
Fresh water

Freshwater: Fishing the seasons

One of the greatest lessons I ever learnt as a budding young fisherman on the lakes and rivers was that in order to become as successful at fishing as possible, you must continually adapt and become versatile in order to consistently deceive trout in a variety of situations. To improve in these areas I have challenged myself to fish as many different types of water as possible so I force myself to learn new skills on every piece of water I encounter.
Anyone can flyfish: A beginner's guide
Fresh water

Anyone can flyfish: A beginner's guide

Many people, when first considering the possibility of taking up flyfishing, naturally see it as a tranquil, poetic sport that is done in beautiful surroundings. There’s one hiccup though - most newcomers perceive flyfishing to be a difficult sport that is hard to learn.
Kingfish: How the experts catch them
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Kingfish: How the experts catch them

NZ Fishing World spoke to five of the country’s most respected kingfish fishermen to find out the secrets to their success.
Bridle-rigged live skipjack tuna
Techniques

Bridle-rigged live skipjack tuna

The ability to bridle rig and deploy a healthy skipjack tuna live bait is an essential skill for any serious game fisherman.
Stick bait techniuques - targeting topwater kingfish
Techniques

Stick bait techniuques - targeting topwater kingfish

Jigging is an effective method for targeting kingfish, but for sheer adrenaline value, targeting top water kingfish has that extra bit of visual excitement.
Rod and Reel Maintenance
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Rod and Reel Maintenance

Rod and reel maintenance is an activity seldom loved by fishermen however it can save you money and heart ache if something fails on a monster fish.
The Finer Points of Straylining
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The Finer Points of Straylining

The less obvious but equally important principles of stray lining are often the underlying keys for success.
Rust Never Sleeps - Trailer maintenance
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Rust Never Sleeps - Trailer maintenance

Many people stow away their boat over winter, however proper care and inspection is essential to ensure springtime does't become an expensive repair exercise.
Auckland Hot Spots
Destinations

Auckland Hot Spots

NZ Fishing World’s Forsyth Thompson has fished the length and breadth of New Zealand. Part three of this series covers some of his best spots in and around Auckland.
Going for gurnard glory
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Going for gurnard glory

Gurnard are a gastronomic delight and fun to catch. Michael Parker shares his gems of wisdom gathered from 25yrs of chasing this fascinating fish.

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