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The Kia Orana podcast - new episode with Captain Brendon Nicholas

04 March 2021

In this episode, we sit down with Captain Brendon Nicholas who just got back from the outer islands. He spent a portion of his time split between Mauke, Atiu & Mitiaro. Known locally as Nga-Pu-Toru in the Cook Islands. If you thought Rarotonga was...

Marlin skins tournament postponed

03 March 2021
Due to the tropical storms forming to the north of New Zealand, and the subsequent adverse weather forecasts, organisers...

New: 20 Saltiga LD

02 March 2021
The new 20 Saltiga Lever Drag (LD), has been crafted from the ground up to meet the demands of hardcore saltwater angler...

New key sponsor for Mercury Bay trailerboat event

01 March 2021
The popular Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club’s trailerboat contest has been set down for March 11-13 and has a new fo...

Century BM12V Battery Monitor Review

28 February 2021
Grant Dixon reviews the Century BM12V Battery Monitor, which allows the user to monitor the charge on their boat batteri...


Latest Articles

Bait Fishing for Big Snapper

March 2021

Alistair Arkell still believes that the best way to target big snapper is with bait. He shares the rigs, preferred baits and tactics he uses to catch trophy snapper with bait.

Slow Jigging with the Mussel Moocher

March 2021
Jason Neute headed to the outer Hauraki Gulf with a good mate, and it turned out to be a day to remember. His slow jiggi...

Whitianga Boat Ramp Review

February 2021
We review the very popular Whitianga Boat Ramp – the perfect place to launch when on holiday in the Coromandel....

NZ Scallops Part 2: Distribution and Breeding

February 2021
Ben Carey is commonly asked about the future of the scallop fishery, but before this question can be answered, it's impo...

Pedal Power Fishing

February 2021
New Zealand's South Island has a lot of waterways but access can often be difficult because of terrain constraints and t...

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