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.

Getting into drone fishing
January 2020

Carl Mcilwee saw the potential of a drone as part of his beach fishing arsenal t... Read More >

Selecting leader and trace - Part 2
January 2020

Traces or leaders are a basic item of tackle, yet they are often neglected or mi... Read More >

Soft-bait fishing in the shallows from a kayak
January 2020

Kayaks have proven well-suited soft-bait fishing and a significant number of tro... Read More >

Why skipjack tuna is a versatile bait
January 2020

Skipjack tuna is a versatile bait. Live, it is marlin candy. It can be rigged wh... Read More >

Using squid as bait during the summer
January 2020

Broad squid, when prepped properly, is a clean and effective bait. When the fish... Read More >

How to use marlin teasers
January 2020

Dredges and teasers are becoming standard equipment in the modern day trailerboa... Read More >

Game lure hook rigs
January 2020

Rigging lures is a complex topic as consistent success depends on many othe... Read More >

The joys of light tackle fishing
January 2020

Light tackle fishing is heaps of fun and very effective. The finesse of light ta... Read More >

How to avoid sharks when kayak fishing
December 2019

This summer has brought an amazing number of sharks, which is positive for the e... Read More >

Finding diving spots when conditions are rough
December 2019

A few things to consider if you are going out and conditions are not the best ar... Read More >

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