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.

Using a sounder for salt-fly fishing
February 2019

Craig Worthington explains how a little electronic help from time to time can bo... Read More >

Using satellite imagery for game fishing
February 2019

Ben Carey and Tony Walker (TK Offshore Fishing) explain how to use satellite ima... Read More >

Trout fishing in warm weather
February 2019

It’s been an extreme summer and many South Island trout have suffered in t... Read More >

25 soft baiting tips part 2
February 2019

Previously, Mark Kitteridge covered soft-baiting tackle, setting up, where to fi... Read More >

Using bite times
February 2019

Ever wondered how one fishing trip can be a roaring success, yet the next one to... Read More >

Surfasting on gravel beach
February 2019

Gravel beaches offer some great advantages as well as potential pitfalls; Andy M... Read More >

How to win a surfcasting fishing comp
February 2019

Having entered more surfcasting contests than most, Gary Kemsley reveals what it... Read More >

Successful Berley surf casting tips part 2
February 2019

Bruce Basher looked at some of the simpler ways to dispense berley alongside bai... Read More >

25 soft baiting tips
January 2019

One of the great things about fishing with soft-baits is you can do everything w... Read More >

Fresh water softbait fishing
January 2019

When you’ve done as much fishing as Chris Firkin, you become adept at reco... Read More >

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