July 22, 2021
Thunder Full Moon this Saturday, and the day is looking reasonably calm out in the local Hauraki Gulf according to the current wind forecast. 10kts of wind to start with, plenty of tidal flow, looking for some good fishing in the morning on that outgoing tide before the wind and tide swings in the afternoon and that big bright Thunder Moon rising later in the arvo…a good time to already be back preparing fresh fish for the family, BBQ’d fish under a full moon kind of evening on the cards? Might be some good squid fishing too, that’d go very well seared on the grill with some fish.
July 19, 2021
Captain Lozza out there with the top tips for Fishing the Hauraki Gulf at the moment
July 9, 2021
Short sharp and sweet - a lot like fishing opportunities right now, a few hours fishing at a time has been possible as front’s pass and the wind swings wildly on the tide – opportunity knocks. Beautiful to see the mercury steel of an unblemished surface tension with zero wind, miles and miles of cool chrome sea, the plop plop of some gannets, or the fluttering squawking chase of petrels and terns over mackerel schools around the inner gulf and Waitemata clearly audible. The next day or even an hour or two later – complete still, no signs of life, above on or below the sea skin. That’s winter for you.
July 1, 2021
Moontide Fishing Episode 1 is out now! How good is this, a locally fished, made and produced TV program, epic stuff and well worth a watch. Congratulations to everyone involved, impressive stuff and it just goes to show what can be achieved with passionate people making it happen right here. What better way to witness and learn the moon’s influence on your fishing (and more) than to sit back, relax and watch some excellent snapper fishing on TV?! Epic.
June 11, 2021
Great weather for ducks as the saying goes, however not so great for fishing the past several days with heavy rain and much moisture in the air, wind speeds of 50kts/90kph more the norm than the exception. in the Hauraki Gulf the fishing out further has been very rewarding at times, mainly out in 50m+. Drifting over the ‘squiggles’ is providing good consistent pannie snapper for the table, out past Little Barrier there’s been more workup action with snapper, kingfish and of course the odd shark ensuring your tax payments are right up to date.
May 20, 2021
Buzzing with that positive vibe every way you turned - this year’s Hutchwilco Boat Show held the latest boat and fishing tackle innovations, ideas, creations and more, the show was exciting to be a part of after a 2 year sabbatical and learning new things is always a good when it comes to enjoying fishing and all it has to offer. Presenting Masterclasses each day on ‘Catch Bigger Fish 100% Bait Free’ creating a snapshot of what so many are already thriving on, lure/jig/softbait fishing while catching bigger and better fish than ever before, a massive thank you to Hutchwilco.