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How to catch squid from the rocks
Land-based

How to catch squid from the rocks

How to catch squid New Zealand. Egiing for squid NZ off the rocks. Michael Walkley shows some EGI techniques and tips as we have an epic land based squid session throughout the night.
How to get back on your SOT kayak with Paddle Guy & Dave
Kayak

How to get back on your SOT kayak with Paddle Guy & Dave

In this video Dave from Fergs kayaks Wellington NZ shows us a few tips on how to get back into your sit on top kayak in the case of a capsize...NOTE: this video is just a quick reference, it is highly recommended that you take a course to get the full understanding of how to self rescue quickly and safely.
Soft bait basics with Matt Watson - Ultimate Fishing
Inshore

Soft bait basics with Matt Watson - Ultimate Fishing

Matt Watson and his son Shaw, head out for a days fishing. Matt gets to choose the location and Shaw gets to choose the techniques. So its soft-baiting the wash and inshore reefs, and Matt shares all of his secrets on how to find and target the fish successfully.
How to use the all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID'
Gear

How to use the all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID'

The all new Catch 'BOSS SQUID' inchiku lure combines the best of two Catch lure favourites to create a new beast that's deadly on just about all predatory fish species. Check out the new lure and how to use it, it's surprisingly easy.
How to mechanical jig for kingfish
Hints & Tips

How to mechanical jig for kingfish

Here at NZ Fishing World, we like to help out keen young fishing publishers where we can. Here's a great vid produced by young Milan from Fishbro NZ, you can subscribe to his YouTube channel once you get there. Don't let his age fool you, there's some good info here if you are keen to learn a bit more about jigging. Milan's obviously a pretty accomplished angler and we might see some more of him in the future.
Pete Lamb’s top tips for catching snapper
Hints & Tips

Pete Lamb’s top tips for catching snapper

Editor note: Pete Lamb operates Pete Lamb Fishing Charters, and runs a bait and tackle shop out of Wellington. He’s fished the Wellington region for most of his life and knows just about every place that holds fish in the region like the back of his hand. Pete is a land based and surf casting specialist, but also runs a charter operation that targets the main coastal areas on the south and west coast. He’s learned a hell of a lot over the years, and like all good fishermen is still learning every day. He is most always happy to share information to help you get a better fishing experience if you rock up to his shop in Rongotai. Here’s Pete’s top tips for targeting arguably NZ’s favourite fish, the good old snapper.
How to tie a pulley rig for surf casting
Land-based

How to tie a pulley rig for surf casting

The pulley rig is the ideal rig to use when you want more control of your cast, and want to be able to distance cast into deeper water, hopefully to where the bigger fish are holding. Here's a guide on how to tie from scratch
How to smash your PB kingfish on stick baits
Techniques

How to smash your PB kingfish on stick baits

It was chaos! the pack of Kingfish erupted on the surface splaying froth and panicking baitfish in every direction. Words can’t even describe the sight as I grabbed my topwater gear and belted a quick cast into the riot. Fish were flying all over the surface and after a couple of winds ‘booom’! As line peeled off the wailing Stella all I could do was watch and hang on. With 15kgs of drag locked on it was one of those moments where the sheer excitement was overriding the pain of every muscle screaming to hold fast. After a tough, twenty-minute tug-o-war the fish finally turned, and I was able to coax him up. Kingfish are brutal on any gear, but on the longer topwater rods they have a leverage advantage and as an angler, you get to feel every bit of the fight even more than on normal jigging gear. When the fish appeared it was as much a relief as anything, and I knew this was around a 30kg PB straight away. Such a magnificent fish deserved to go back to get even bigger, so after a few snaps he was back over the side leaving me with that exhausted and elated feeling. Did that really happen?
Catch Deep V jig
Gear

Catch Deep V jig

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 in action. This is a great jig for just about any conditions and the special V shaped keel gives it extra hang time in the strike zone.
Tips and tricks for fishing off the rocks
Land-based

Tips and tricks for fishing off the rocks

A few good basic technique and rigging tips for fishing off the rocks with Jason from Reel Kiwi Fishing
Create your own assist rigs for inchiku and other jigs
Gear

Create your own assist rigs for inchiku and other jigs

With the popularity of inchiku, slow pitch, and speed jigging, it's often the assist rig that gets beaten up before the metal jig. In some cases you might just prefer to customise your own rigs to suit your choice of hook. If you want to get the edge on your mates, here's a cool video showing how its done.

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