Thanks to NZ Fishing News magazine 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!
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JE Wilds has been targeting land-based kingfish on topwater lures for most of his life. Luckily for us, he’s here to divulge his top five tips... Read More >
Luke Davis shares some tips for trolling for striped marlin... Read More >
Steve Dickinson and friends share their thoughts on how to catch fish with New Zealand’s most conspicuous bug - the Cicada (with Chris Dore and Matt... Read More >
If there is one species that Alistair Arkell wishes grew larger and more abundant in New Zealand’s waters, it would be the humble trevally.... Read More >
Most of the time, the first word to come out of an angler’s mouth when topwater fishing is some sort of expletive or yelling ‘YEP!’. Finn... Read More >
Thinking anglers are always looking for an edge – a change in tactics that will make them more successful at fishing. Sam Mossman reckons that one... Read More >
Reel technician James Gibbons presents a basic maintenance plan for several different reel styles. He shares some simple tips to keep readers’ surfcasters up to scratch.... Read More >
Many of the Otago places where Greg Morton fishes have dark water. Spotting a fish is virtually impossible in these locations, unless the fish is right... Read More >
One of the most effective techniques when targeting lake trout is jigging. Unsurprisingly, it is kayak fisher Blair Whitings’ favourite technique when he heads to Taupō.... Read More >
Undoubtedly, the humble gurnard is one of the ocean’s most colourful and recognisable fish. They are caught widely throughout New Zealand and are one of young... Read More >
26 March 2023
If you plan to wet a line over the next few months, we can think of at least 85,000 reasons to register for the Export NZ...
Anchovies on the menu – for everyone This is the time of year when the... Read More >
Gulf full of bait Autumn has turned out to be better than summer with crisp... Read More >
A good tarakihi bite Great to have some very nice weather patterns lately and some... Read More >
Find the anchovies, find the fish! Tiny, tasty anchovies are on fire! Here, there –... Read More >