Simrad Sessions: Adventure fishing in the mighty Doubtful Sounds
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Full TV episode: The crew head to Whangarei for an overnight adventure at the Mokohinau Islands. They make the most of a squid session under lights before hooking into some solid kingfish and big snapper.
This was not in high summer or autumn, the water was not warm and full of baitfish. It was during the deepest and foulest winter, and over our heads a 35kT northwester was blasting. It wasn’t the first green-backed beast we’d had pay us a call, nor was it our last.
It’s a bold statement but fisherman tend to be prone to bold statements - there is no International city on earth that has fishing as good as The Hauraki Gulf on its back doorstep…. This week we join Pete Francis from Hunting & Fishing to test the theory! Armed with the latest selection of Hunting & Fishing New Zealand exclusive Daiwa slow jigging combos we experience the Hauraki Gulf at its absolute finest. Settle in for an epic adventure on Auckland's doorstep.
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