Fishing Hints Tips and 'How to' articles

Thanks to NZ Fishing News and a number of fishing journalists, we have been able to bring you a great range of 'How to' articles. There's a lot to learn about fishing and the more you know, the more you realise just how much you don't! 

Want to learn how to tie a specific rig, click here. For our complete section on how to target individual species click here.

How to overnight fish in a small boat
October 2019

Fishing is a strange thing – it can make perfectly lucid people put themse... Read More >

How to catch snapper in shallow water
October 2019

While I love the Hauraki Gulf and the superb snapper fishing it offers, I do som... Read More >

Using spin rods for freshwater fishing
October 2019

Greg Morton has experienced his fair share of new gear over the years, including... Read More >

Softbaiting Q&A: Tips from a pro - Part 1
October 2019

Keen salt and freshwater angler Adam Royter has been knee-deep in soft baits for... Read More >

Best ways to freeze your fish
October 2019

Over the years Managing Editor Grant Dixon has been exposed to many theories whe... Read More >

What rigs to use when fishing
October 2019

Veteran angler and host of Fishy Business, Adam Clancy, is a huge advocate for c... Read More >

Slide-baiting for beginners
October 2019

Slide-baiting is a great fishing technique, new to most surf and rock fishers ar... Read More >

How to land fish without a net or gaff
October 2019

Mark Kitteridge explains what to do if you have a large fish wallowing around in... Read More >

How to catch snapper using pilchards and squid
October 2019

This is the first in the ‘Great Baits’ series where Editor Grant Dix... Read More >

Fishing with hard body lures: Part 2
October 2019

Avid freshwater angler Adam Royter last month touched on why hard-bodied lur... Read More >

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