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This week's Fishing Podcast

It sounds crazy, but Stephen Tapp from Viking Kayaks is convinced that trolling for snapper can yield MASSIVE results. We chat to him all about the lures he's using and how does it. PLUS, Grant Bittle from Catch Fishing talks about the Double Trouble jig and Adam Royter gives us part three of our softbaiting series - jig heads and lures.

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Latest News

Glowbite pack winners

15 November 2018

Twelve NZ Fishing News subscribers have each won a pack of four Glowbite lure packs and will be able to field test them for themselves over the summer season.

DB Export NZ Fishing Comp update

14 November 2018
Three new leaders The DB Export NZ Fishing Competition is in full swing this season and this month sees three new specie...


13 November 2018
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The NZ Fishing Podcast: Trolling for Snapper

12 November 2018
It sounds crazy, but Stephen Tapp from Viking Kayaks is convinced that trolling for snapper can yield MASSIVE results. L...

Shimano Technical Tops

11 November 2018
These versatile, breathable, light-weight fishing topst are super-comfortable to wear and are made from 95% polyester an...

Latest Articles

Extreme 645 Centre Console - winning ways

November 2018

Extreme Boats pulled off a hat-trick at this year’s Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show in Auckland, winning awards for: Specialist Fishing Boat up to Seven Metres; Specialist Fishing Boat up to Eight Metres; and, the big one, Supreme Boat of the Show. Sam Mossman travelled to Extreme’s home base in the Bay of Plenty to check out one of the winning craft, the 645 Centre Console Legacy.

Preparing tasty fish and shellfish meals

November 2018
As someone out and about a lot on various fishing and foraging missions over the spring and summer, having a range of wa...

Penn Slammer III

November 2018
On a recent Far North fishing adventure with the Outdoors Group aboard charter boat Pursuit we fished with a range of ne...

Strategies for fishing in the Hauraki Gulf

November 2018
Nick Jones is cramming a huge amount of fishing into his life. In this feature he shares his strategies for finding fish...

Campervan angling adventures in NZ

November 2018
Keen angler Nantyia Boontoong has been travelling around New Zealand with partner Roland Brunner in their camper van and...

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