How to Catch.....
What is the best rig for snapper? How do I tie a dropper loop? What's the best rig for wharf fishing with the kids? All good questions and this section will be useful for beginners and experienced fisho’s alike.
We cover most of the simple but effective rigs for catching all our favourite fish. Written by our journalist experts, Terry King and John Eichleshein and sponsored proudly by Mustad. We know you’ll find this section useful. And for everything you ever wanted to know about hooks, click here. To visit the Mustad NZ/Australia site, click here.
For each species, select a link below, or from the left-hand menu to learn more about where to find them and the the best rigs and knots to use to catch them.
Snapper, Kingfish, Terakihi, John Dory, Blue Cod, Kahawai, Trevally, Gurnard, Blue Moki, Hapuku, Bass, Bluenose & Trumpeter.