Crayfish on a rod?
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The adventurous fly fisherman prepared to put on a backpack and hiking boots and head into the hills can find some of the best trout fishing in the country, and there are plenty of opportunities to hunt out hidden places which offer special experiences. But there are some pitfalls and careful preparation and thought should be invested before setting out.
There is a lot of blue water out there and one of the best ways of covering the ground is by trolling lures. But there are still a few tricks to getting the bites.
The soft bait revolution changed inshore fishing forever, and as it is still an experience most fishermen apply an individual approach. For one Auckland fisherman it opened up a whole new world.
When the wind ruffles the surface of the lake and the trout are chasing smelt it is time to get out the harling gear. The best months on the Rotorua-Taupo lakes are November and December, but with a little experimenting fish can be caught throughout the year.
When fishing for kingfish from the rocks or in the boat, fresh live baits are always welcomed as the best offering for the kings. But the kahawai, piper or mackerel that are favoured do not always play ball and can prove frustrating to catch. There are some tricks that will help put the livie on the end of your kingfish tackle.
The immaculately maintained Dickey Semifly 32 'Dida' is for sale. Supporting our mates at Dickey Boats, we thought we'd let the NZFW community know.
Some great information, hints and tips from Luke at Yeehaa Fishing if you want to target the great yellowfin tuna run this season.
A 4WD adventure down the remote coast from Dargaville to the Kaipara Harbour entrance showed how good the beach fishing can be when fishermen are prepared to get off the beaten track. But a few tricks can make all the difference when it comes to hooking snapper in the surf.