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.

How to catch kahawai
February 2018

You have to love kahawai. To Sam Mossman they are a bit like an occasionally ann... Read More >

Stick-bait fishing off the rocks - Tips and tricks
February 2018

While Kyle Dunkle is relatively new to stickbaiting, unbridled enthusiasm has se... Read More >

Landing net techniques
February 2018

It’s an item taken for granted by many and underappreciated by others, but... Read More >

Hollow braided lines
February 2018

There’s no doubting braid offers anglers some huge advantages, but Shane H... Read More >

Sinkers - why weight matters
February 2018

So much of the fishing-tackle industry’s marketing and development goes in... Read More >

How to fish with natural bait
February 2018

The talk around the traps is of ‘bait fishing’ making a comeback, bu... Read More >

Basic angling tactics and techniques
January 2018

In the final part of his series on the basics of fishing, Sam Mossman broad-brus... Read More >

Downrigger fishing tips and technique
January 2018

Towards the end of last year Adam Clancey found himself doing a lot of downrigge... Read More >

Catching sharks and rays
January 2018

No doubt about it, a lack of scales on the catch sees the majority of anglers un... Read More >

Tips on Smoking Fish and Game
January 2018

In his publication The Kiwi Sizzler Smoking Book – A how-to guide to smoki... Read More >

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