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.

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 >

Trout fishing the stonefly nymp
November 2017

Anglers tend to use small-sized nymphs, but Tony Orman argues that larger nymphs... Read More >

Jetski fishing - Getting set up
October 2017

Kirk Davis offers his comprehensive jet-ski fishing experience to those starting... Read More >

Catching & cooking yellow-eyed mullet
October 2017

Adam Clancey finds big culinary opportunities in a surprisingly small, humble fi... Read More >

Gamefishing tips for big tuna
October 2017

Having the chance to travel and fish all over the world has given Tony Orton man... Read More >

Fishing basics part 2
October 2017

We sometimes forget that we all had to learn the basics of fishing initially. Th... Read More >

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