General Articles

Thanks to a number of publications and individuals, we are able to bring you articles in this section that are of a general fishing nature.

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Thanks to a number of publications and individuals, we are able to bring you these articles.

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Graeme Sinclair and Gone Fishin
January 2017

Grant Dixon interviews a strong advocate for the fishery, a character who is not... Read More >

Maori fishing techniques
January 2017

Maori had a huge range of fishing technology and used tactics that rival anythin... Read More >

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Pete Lamb Profile
December 2016

Pete Lamb is your classic Kiwi fisherman who found a great way to turn his ... Read More >

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The value of NZ recreational fishing
December 2016

As recreational anglers we have always known that our fishing generates an indus... Read More >

Circle hooks for live baiting
December 2016

As a sport-fishing angler, when I hook a good fish I sure as hell do not want to... Read More >

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Billfish tagging data and reports
December 2016

The NZ Gamefish Tagging Programme (NZGTP) is a longstanding cooperative project ... Read More >

Sense of smell - fish facts
November 2016

Fishes are equipped with a range of senses. Vision is an obvious one. Research h... Read More >

Surfcasting in Dunedin
November 2016

On a recent trip I was determined to visit some old fishing haunts and make up f... Read More >

Gamefishing History
November 2016

Around the time of the first rod-and-reel marlin capture in 1915, tackle was typ... Read More >

Diving in marine estuaries - fish nurseries
October 2016

Have you ever thought what it would be like to live in the ocean from a fish&rsq... Read More >

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