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.

Working Soft-Baits
October 2020

Like them or not, soft-baits have made such an impact on Kiwi fishing that they ... Read More >

Beginner's Guide to Kayak Fishing: Part 6
October 2020

Rob Fort continues his beginner's guide to kayak fishing, this time turning his ... Read More >

How to Catch and Cook John Dory
October 2020

Jordy Bardin provides everything you need to know about one of the tastiest fish... Read More >

Maintenance tips before the summer fishing season
October 2020

With the warmer months fast approaching, time is running out to get things sorte... Read More >

Beginner's Guide to Kayak Fishing: Part 5
September 2020

Rob Fort continues his series on kayak fishing, discussing some of the key safet... Read More >

How to Protect Rod Butts
September 2020

Many modern rods are built with exposed butt sections, leaving them open to dama... Read More >

The Three 'T's of Deep Spinning for Trout
September 2020

Peter Langlands takes us through three important 't's of deep spinning for trout... Read More >

Snapper Fishing in the Kaipara
September 2020

Adam Clancey went back to basics recently, heading to the Kaipara Harbour for a ... Read More >

Livebaiting Workups
September 2020

Hayden Speed explains the basics of livebaiting workups – an effective met... Read More >

Squid fishing in Spring
September 2020

Spring is one of the Eging for Squid team’s favourite times of the year as... Read More >

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