Fishing Hints Tips and 'How to' articles

Thanks to NZ Fishing News and a number of fishing journalists, we have been able to bring you a great range of 'How to' articles. There's a lot to learn about fishing and the more you know, the more you realise just how much you don't! 

Want to learn how to tie a specific rig, click here. For our complete section on how to target individual species click here.

Catching Kahawai on lures
December 2017

Although only modest in size, the wonderfully sporting kahawai will eat a wide v... Read More >

Tips for trout fishing in small streams
December 2017

Many anglers underestimate the trout-holding potential of small streams – ... Read More >

Metal vs plastic lures part 2
December 2017

It’s a very good and intriguing question: “Which is more effective &... Read More >

Catching big snapper on baits
December 2017

There is no doubt about it – big baits attract big fish.... Read More >

Game Fishing top tips
December 2017

Fancy having a go at game fishing? Adam Clancey has a few valuable suggestions a... Read More >

Smoking techniques
November 2017

Over the eons man has preserved his fish and game by drying, salting or smoking ... Read More >

Saltwater flyfishing for kingfish
November 2017

Fishing the sand flats for kingfish is a relatively new and very exciting salt-f... Read More >

Kayak fishing light line techniques
November 2017

Kayak maestro Stephen Tapp goes back to the future, leaving the anchor at home a... Read More >

Setting up your boat for sportfishing
November 2017

Few people get another shot at ‘fine-tuning’ a sportfishing trailer ... Read More >

Kayak fishing berleying techniques
November 2017

It seems that kayaks, berley and sharks make a bad recipe; Herb Spannagl provide... Read More >

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