2010's

Black Magic's new Twin Pin Pro Equalizer (2020)
October 2021

Black Magic’s Equalizer harness and bucket are recognised these days as a standard bit of game fishing kit in this country and are widely used all... Read More >

New season tackle from Black Magic (2019)
October 2021

Black Magic have just released a range of new products to the local market, and the NZ Fishing News crew have been giving some of them... Read More >

Tackle Test: Black Magic Flipper Jigs (2018)
October 2021

Grant Dixon heads out to test the newly improved Black Magic Flipper Jigs... Read More >

Mark Kitteridge on catching Broadbill Swordfish (2017)
October 2021

It’s been a long time coming, but Mark Kitteridge finally gets a very broad monkey off his back... Read More >

Fishing with 1kg line (2016)
October 2021

Fishing the one-kilo IGFA line class is often dismissed by anglers as ‘playing with your food’, but overcoming the many challenges involved can actually be very... Read More >

Tackle Review: Black Magic Freshwater Lures (2015)
October 2021

Sam Mossman takes a look at his favourite Black Magic freshwater lures... Read More >

Getting the Best out of Sabiki Fishing Rigs (2014)
October 2021

I think that there is little better grounding for a saltwater angler than to spend their childhood years as a ‘wharf rat’, learning the trade by... Read More >

Catching Gurnard and John Dory in Winter (2013)
September 2021

Sam Mossman explains the ins and outs of catching john dory and gurnard in winter (2013)... Read More >

100 Tips for Catching Snapper (2012)
September 2021

For a start snapper are geographically widespread, good looking (in a rather pink, fishy way), and occupy all sorts of submarine environments; they also fight well,... Read More >

Using a Sprat to Catch a Mackerel (2011)
September 2021

There are times – like when you are away on holidays or you need a particular type of bait – when the ability to find and... Read More >