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This week's Fishing Podcast

This week, Ray Burge from Coastguard NZ joins us to talk all about boat safety heading into summer as well as some of the stats around boat rescues and incidents. Grant "Espresso" Bittle from Catch Fishing talks to us about the Squidwings, and Adam Royter brings us our fifth and final part of the softbait series - cast, retrieve, and strike.

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