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The INNOVISION 656 Explorer
Boats

The INNOVISION 656 Explorer

The Innovision 656 Explorer is an alloy boat with some really unique selling points, particularly in its bow design. A boutique boat, manufactured to order, the Innovision 656 sits in the mid to upper range. Check out Innovision owner Simon Minoprio, and one of his 656 customers, talking about the 656 and the Innovision difference.
Lure Fishing masterclass seminar
Techniques

Lure Fishing masterclass seminar

Watch now: Grant 'Espresso' Bittle and Catch pro angler Edward Uhai Lee share some expert knowledge with hints, tips and technique advice to help you with your artificial bait game. Recorded live at the 2019 Hutchwilco Boat Show. Enjoy.
WIN CATCH FISHING LURES
Gear

WIN CATCH FISHING LURES

It’s easy! Just sign up to our newsletter (using any of the sign-up tabs on our website) and every time you open our email you are in the draw to win a Catch Fishing lure prize. Catch lures have been developed using the latest technology, with input from pro anglers here in NZ and around the world, and are effective on just about every species that eats. For more info on how to fish them just check out many of the articles and videos right here at NZ Fishing World.
How to read a beach: 8 key points
Land-based

How to read a beach: 8 key points

Here's a good break down of the basics to look for if you are wanting to surf cast from the beach. It's an Aussie video but the concepts are just the same for our beaches here. A good website or app to track the surf and tides is Swellmap
Slide Baiting
Techniques

Slide Baiting

Slide baiting is an awesome way to target big predatory species such as kingfish and snapper from shore. Beach, rocks or even from the wharf, this is a very effective and clever way to get you live bait out way further than you could normally cast. Check out our Aussie mates for a few pointers.
How to troll live baits: Yamaha School of Fish Hauraki Gulf
Techniques

How to troll live baits: Yamaha School of Fish Hauraki Gulf

Trolling live baits is a great way to target kingfish. The same techniques applied here can be used anywhere, so check out Yamaha School of Fish with our mates at Family Boats and Yamaha Marine NZ.
Horizontal Jigging
Techniques

Horizontal Jigging

If you're familiar with vertical, or 'mechanical' jigging for kingfish, did you know that the same technique can be applied to working mechanical jigs both from a boat or from shore? Here's a quick breakdown on how it works from the Aussie boys at AdriftByNature...
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
Northland Hot Spots
Destinations

Northland Hot Spots

Forsyth Thompson has fished the length and breadth of New Zealand. Part two of this series covers some of his best spots in the Far North and Bay of Islands
Going for gurnard glory
Hints & Tips

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.
Destination Waiheke
Destinations

Destination Waiheke

Waiheke Island could never be described as an ‘average’ destination, the stand out region for me has always been what is commonly known as the ‘bottom end.’

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