2000's

Two Surfcasting Rigs - Slider Live-Bait Rig & Imp Pulley Distance Rig (2009)
October 2021

Kane Wigglesworth discusses two surfcasting rigs, seldom used by many beach anglers. The two rigs are similar in that baits can be fished at distance, yet... Read More >

Live-baiting rigs and tips (2008)
October 2021

Adam Clancey shares a few hints and tips on his preferred live-baiting techniques... Read More >

Black Magic Braid Review & New Products (2007)
October 2021

Black Magic continues to produce new and useful products for kiwi fishos Sam Mossman reviews Black Magic Black Braid and Black Magic announces the release of their... Read More >

Spooling up for gamefishing (2006)
October 2021

Jeff Strang looks at line options for gamefishing... Read More >

Lumo Lures For Marlin Fishing (2005)
October 2021

Alain Jorian looks at the new Black Magic lures on the market -  and the Freedom Grand Slammer Lumo in particular... Read More >

Sabiki Techniques - Makin' Mackerel (2004)
October 2021

Livebaits can turn a dull day into one of celebration, so starting a day with a tank-full augurs well for a successful day (or two) on... Read More >

Black Magic Flasher and Strayline Rigs (2003)
September 2021

Moonglow Moocher and Seafood Seducer might sound more like piscatorial perfumes than sabiki rigs, but one thing is for certain, they sure attract fish... Read More >

Gisborne Angler Lands Biggest Marlin Ever (2002)
September 2021

When Alain Jorion landed his 473.2 kg black marlin off the Gisborne coast earlier this month, there was more than just a tournament prize at stake... Read More >

Ladies 3kg Kingfish Record (2001)
September 2021

It seems as though a love of light tackle fishing runs in the Spaabaek family with 14 year old Amanda earlier this year producing a 16.48kg... Read More >

Two New Black Magic Game Lures (2000)
September 2021

Black Magic have produced two tried and proven lures to the market for this game season, the Pursuit Jellybean and the Predator Blue super plunger...  ... Read More >