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Mechanical Jigging For Kingfish Part 2

May 2022

Previously, Hayden Speed reviewed the gear needed to get started with mechanical jigging. This time, he looks at the technique, which is not as easy as it...
Stryda 900C Review

May 2022

Amphibious boats are becoming a common sight on New Zealand waters, and the technology is only getting more advanced. Just before Christmas Sam Mossman tried out...

Fisheries Compliance Q&A Part 2

May 2022

Grant Dixon is sometimes asked to give his interpretation of fishing regulations, quite often by people who have found themselves on the wrong end of an...

Maintenance is key to Reel Performance

May 2022

Reel maintenance is the key to trouble-free fishing, suggests reel technician James Gibbons. Without maintaining your reel, you can get caught out on the day with...

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Rotorua Lakes Area Report - May 20th, 2022

Shoreline Action Kicks Off Early Surprisingly, there was a very early autumn start to the... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022

Gurnard On The Bite Early Anglers snapper fishing off the big sand dune at Mangawhai... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - 20th May, 2022

Motiti Snapper on the Chew The snapper fishing has been simply great, with fish up... Read More >

Manukau & West Coast Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022

Harbour fishing outstanding                                     The snapper fishing in the harbour has been outstanding, but more for... Read More >

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Phantom Menace
Vehicle tow ratings
in The Briny Bar
29 minutes ago

Yeah, I would guess about 200kg for the trailer too Alan.  I could "bounce" my old  boat trailer around by myself if I stood between the...

Alan L
circle hook query
in The Briny Bar
35 minutes ago

PRECISELY what I do. And the BM KL hooks work a treat. But those Gamakatsu are very good too.I think the bouncing is a key part...

Alan L
Mercury 90HP 2-Stroke - What is this
in Newbies Corner
42 minutes ago

It could be fuel starvation. Sounds like you know what you are doing.One thing to do is fit a clear piece of line from the outlet...

Catch Of The Day
in The Briny Bar
44 minutes ago


Garden chat
in The Briny Bar
55 minutes ago

a lack of iodinecauses goiter and I understand that's why we have iodised salt. Any, back to my garden - the weeds are growing bigger and...

Latest News

Big fine for failing to keep fish records

27 May 2022

The Ministry of Primary Industries’  compliance team is responsible for ensuring everyone involved in the industry operates within the regulations, right through from harvesting seafood to...
Auckland Family Wins $280,000 Boat!

25 May 2022

Keen Pt Chevalier boatie and fisher Chen (Steven) Chang and his family – wife Wei, 10-year-old daughter Alice and 7-year-old son Edison – have won the...
Dwindling Stocks Force Scallop Closures

21 May 2022

Depleted scallop fisheries in Northland and most of the Coromandel are to be closed to allow them to recover. Oceans and Fisheries Minister David Parker recently...
Follow the Build - The Finishing Touches

18 May 2022

To complete the prize-boat package we’ve added U-Dek flooring, Lowrance electronics, quality Shimano gear and a jaw-dropping wrap from the team at Brave Design. Here’s why...