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Hints and tips for surf casting off the sand
Ace beach fisherman Jason from Reel Kiwi Fishing shows us the basics, with a few hints and tips to help you with your surfcasting off the sand.
Chasing snapper in the mangroves
Snapper feeding in shallow estuaries, mangroves and lagoons, around the north island are common and often easy to access. Check out Reel Kiwi Fishermen on the hunt in the mangroves of the far north.
Wharf fishing for kingfish
Kingfish off the wharf? Check out KZ and the boys in action on a good fish.
Reading the Beach - sandbars, troughs and cuts
This is an american piece of content but totally applicable to all beach conditiond including New Zealand, as it focuses on two very good points. Ninety percent of the fish are in 20% of the water, and 20% of the fishermen that know how to read the beach will outfish the other 80% all day long. Check this out before your next beach mish.
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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.
The best fishing spots at Whangarei Heads, New Zealand
Check out a drone's eye view of some of the best land-based spots in the Whangarei District
Surfcasting Muriwai Beach - Tips and tricks
Jason 'aka The Fish Whisperer' is one of the best surf fisho's around. Here's a bit of his expert advice for tackling Auckland's Muriwai Beach
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 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.
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