Fishing Hints Tips and 'How to' articles


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!

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

Choosing the Right Hook - Part 4: Gamefishing
September 2021

Mark Kitteridge continues to discuss some of the diverse roles played by the hum... Read More >

Setting Up a 450 Extreme for Fishing
September 2021

Most of Tony Orton's fishing career has seen him running boats from 25ft right u... Read More >

Squid Fishing Basics
September 2021

Eging, or 'squid fishing' has been popularised in New Zealand over the past five... Read More >

Targeting Tarakihi
September 2021

Catching tarakihi can sometimes be a real challenge, but there are ways to up yo... Read More >

Shopping Smart for Fishing Gear
September 2021

While it'd be great if one rod and reel could cover all our angling bases, there... Read More >

Surfcasting: Cut Baits vs Shellfish
September 2021

Selecting the right bait can be a challenging task for surfcasters, and for Pete... Read More >

Saltfly Fishing for Tuna
September 2021

Craig Worthington has spent a lot of time targeting skipjack tuna with his saltf... Read More >

The Essential Lure Fishing Tools
August 2021

As part of Grant Dixon's snapper soft-baiting/slow-pitch kit, he carries several... Read More >

Choosing the Right Hook - Part 3: Topwater Lures and Minnows
August 2021

Mark Kitteridge continues to discuss some of the diverse roles played by the hum... Read More >

Winter Kayak Fishing Options
August 2021

It's no secret that winter brings colder temperatures and unsavoury conditions, ... Read More >

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