How to soft bait for trout
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A tale of a lost rod, a recovered fish, getting very lucky and then not so lucky. Fortune favours the bold but can equally take the prize away.
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.
Live piper is not commonly associated with catching snapper. But as Geoff Thomas recently found out, they are dynamite and worked a treat when taking a familiar Kiwi face out for a bit of fun.
Part four of Jason Dickey's development blog for the ultra-long-range Pacific 62. Designing a cockpit for bluewater fishing, inshore fishing and other watersports.
For generations the influence of the moon on our fishing success has been debated. Yet as with most things fishing, anecdote can be difficult to discern from evidence. Can the moon's lunar phase truly impact the bite?
If you are interested in going fishing again, even from the shore, here's a few of my top tips for getting your surf cast game on. I'm also selling a few of my GPS and spot marks if you want to take up the offer.
This movie tells the story of Alex Waller, a driven fly angler pursuing his dream of meshing the sport he loves with the necessity of making a living. He travels around New Zealand documenting his fly fishing lifestyle on YouTube to a growing audience. It's a great watch with plenty of good action, and a true life story of someone passionate enough to actually live the dream. Enjoy