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Sticking with Barbless Hooks
June 2021

Barbs make hooks stick in fish, but they also pose a risk to the angler and do m... Read More >

New Zealand's Fishing Geography
June 2021

As an ex-geologist, Sam Mossman knows how important location is to fishing. He e... Read More >

Hunting Hauraki Kingfish
June 2021

Ethan Neville has had a tough time in the past catching kingfish in the Hauraki ... Read More >

A South Island Roadie
June 2021

Young angler Hayden Speed was not particularly looking forward to a South Island... Read More >

A Three Kings Bass Attack
June 2021

When Bryce Helms' planned overseas fishing trips were cancelled due to COVID-19,... Read More >

Snag-Free Soft-Baiting
June 2021

Snapper love to cruise shallow, inshore areas with plenty of structure, but targ... Read More >

The Fickle World of Fishing Apps
June 2021

Fishing out of a small boat without a full electronics setup, Steve Dickinson ha... Read More >

Mainland Autumn Fishing Options
May 2021

May is an exciting time for sea fishing in the South Island, says Peter Langland... Read More >

Matching Wines with Seafood
May 2021

While it's tempting to crack into a cold beer after a long day's fishing, seafoo... Read More >

What Happens to Confiscated Seafood?
May 2021

MPI regularly encounter people with illegally gathered seafood. They share what ... Read More >

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