Sam Mossman investigates a new sportfishing boat – the FlyFin 1900 Centre Console. For Sam, it's a great coastal fishing boat with blue-water capability that's definitely... Read More >
One of the best known and most highly regarded GRP (fibreglass) boat manufacturers in NZ is Haines Hunter NZ, so a new model from them is... Read More >
Sam Mossman reviews the Innovision 656 Explorer, a uniquely shaped boat that rides extremely well in all conditions.... Read More >
Sam Mossman reviews the Quintrex 460 Renegade SC, a boat well-suited to a range of fishing pursuits.... Read More >
After hearing that Surtees had built a new Game Fisher hull for tackle store chain Top Catch, Sam Mossman joined representatives from both companies to put... Read More >
"While the big-ticket items might take the limelight – the hull, trailer, motor, and electronics – there are many smaller, and sometimes just as important, features... Read More >
Sam Mossman trials the Stryda 600s, a new amphibious boat that is robust and versatile. He was impressed with its performance and he's sure the Australian... Read More >
New Zealand company Sealegs recently launched its latest design – a 6.1m alloy amphibian aimed squarely at the coastal fishing market. Sam Mossman went along to... Read More >
Sam Mossman reviews the FC 465 CC, and has no complaints. Fish City have produced another fine boat which is perfect for inshore fishing.... Read More >
Thornton-based boat builders Extreme Boats have recently completed a new model 915 trailer boat, the XST, with a solid transmon. Sam Mossman reviews the Extreme Boats... Read More >
26 October 2021
Vetus’ new double thruster control panel features a powerful multi-axis twist joystick that allows owners, with just a twist of their wrist, to move their vessel...
Mark Kitteridge discusses some hook options when using bait to target table fish, and also walks us through how to rig up basic dropper/ledger rigs.... Read More >
From berthage to engine maintenance. Safety equipment to navigation. Food, water, and everything in between. If you’ve got a boat, there is a lot to think... Read More >
Trevally, in the opinion of Hayden Speed, are one of the hardest fighting fish pound for pound in the ocean. Hayden loves to target trevally and as... Read More >
South Island contributor Peter Langlands discusses a few way to increase your fishing reach without breaking the bank.... Read More >
John Eichelsheim introduces us to his five favourite freshwater species that he likes to target in New Zealand and abroad. These include koi carp, bass, trout,... Read More >
Red hot fishing off Ruakaka If there is one piece of advice I can offer... Read More >
Canterbury Report - Planning tricky, but the results worth it We are really experiencing spring weather... Read More >
The Espresso Report - Gulf starting to fire up Never a dull moment in the local... Read More >
Mixed bag, but great to be back on the water Great to be back on... Read More >
Yeah tjm. Has there ever been another vaccine in history which means you lose your job and rights to go into places because you choose not...
Wales this weekend.ABs 41, Wales 10...
Just to rub salt into the wound the Raglan bar and for you Muzz the bay was dead flat this morning ...
Looking good there !...
Hell,, if it was one of the hottest we must have a bloody cold climate, I think today is the warmest we have had and the...
John Eichlesheim writes an article about selecting the right equipment for softbait fishing... Read More >
Techniques, tips and tricks of softbait fishing – getting the most from your soft baits.... Read More >
Gary Kemsley helps sort out the necessary gear for intending surf fishers.... Read More >
Squid fishing is a rapidly growing aspect of fishing - Paul Senior shares some hints and tips to get started.... Read More >