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.

Reading your Sounder and Identifying fish
April 2020

Sounders, also known as fish finders, are one of the most essential piece of kit... Read More >

Protecting Seabirds
April 2020

Seabirds are great indicators of where the fish are. Here, what each bird means ... Read More >

Planning a Fishing Trip
April 2020

Planning well is an essential part of fishing. Gary Kemsley takes us through his... Read More >

Caring for your Catch and Filleting Snapper
April 2020

Mark Kitteridge discusses how to best care for and process your catch, and provi... Read More >

TopWater Fishing Tips from Tony Orton
March 2020

Tony Orton provides all you need to know about setting up your topwater fishing ... Read More >

Livebaiting for Kingfish - Tips and Techniques
March 2020

Livebaiting is one of the most productive ways to target kingfish. Alistair Arke... Read More >

Fishing the Auckland Channels in Summer
March 2020

Fishing the channels of the inner Hauraki Gulf in summer can be extremely produc... Read More >

Circle Hooks - When and Where to Use
March 2020

Circle hooks are ready-made for catching a range of fish species. John Eichelshe... Read More >

Fishing with Braid - Some History and the Future
March 2020

Ethan Neville takes a close look at the braid vs mono line debate and provides s... Read More >

Landbased Fishing for Snapper in Shallow Water
March 2020

Landbased fishing can be very productive for snapper in the shallows. Here, Jack... Read More >

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