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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.
Rookie salt fly tips
Saltwater fly-fishing (SWF) is a past time that seems to be hooking more anglers every year.
How to make a berley bucket dispenser for the rocks
Take the humble bucket and turn it into a tool that can dramatically improve your berley’s performance from the rocks.
Morningtide Fishing - the effort to make a video
The guys at Morningtide make great videos, but it's not all that easy. Here's a look at what it takes behind the scenes. Finding great land-based spots is hard work. And sometimes you still don't catch fish.
Shore based tactics - What are the X-factors
Rock fishing success can often be attributed to understanding the important influences that cause fish to inhabit one area over another.
Approaching the perfect cast - Surfcasting
A surfcasting cast, when performed correctly, is a thing of beauty. It’s all about timing and technique rather than power as some people think. Much like in golf, the biggest, strongest people don’t necessarily get the most distance. The approach to the cast is just as important as the cast itself. Safety is a paramount consideration so watch the surf for a while before wading in to make your cast.
Six mistakes anglers make when targeting kingfish
Unprepared fishermen are often left with shaking hands after hooking an unstoppable green torpedo – the kingfish is a powerful and intimidating fish to hook.
Destination Rodney on the rocks
The Rodney area north of Auckland has some little gems when it comes to fishing. There are bays, ledges, estuaries, islands and rock stacks which are all places of interest for the fisherman.
Land based in the Manukau
Many fishos are too quick to discount the muddy Manukau Harbour as a land-based option but, Michael Parker explains, there’s quality fishing to be enjoyed if you pick the right spot at the right time.
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