Product News and Reviews

From cars and SUV's to the latest reels, our product reviews will keep you up to date with what's new and what's worth having in your fishing arsenal.

New Black Magic Hyperglide 13x Braid Review
September 2021

Black Magic Tackle has just released a specialist casting braid in an extensive PE rating/breaking strain range... Read More >

Mariner Insurance - Locally Owned, Operated and In-tune
September 2021

You don’t even have to be out at sea for disaster to strike. And when it does, you want your insurance company right there beside you... Read More >

Salt-Away - Not Just a Salt Remover
September 2021

Salt-Away protects anything that has encountered the marine environment, including fishing tackle and dive gear... Read More >

Guardian Angel Elite Lights Review
August 2021

Fishing in the darker hours can produce some great opportunities, but they’re no good if you can’t see what you’re doing... Read More >

Catch Black Label Livies Soft-Bait Giveaway + Review
August 2021

Deputy Editor Ethan Neville headed to the Far North with Catch Fishing owner John Donald to check out the brand new Black Label Livies soft-baits, and... Read More >

Glowbite Grumpy Fish Review
July 2021

Grant Dixon reviews the Glowbite Grumpy Fish. Most lures use one or two bite triggers, but the new Glowbite Grumpy Fish contains four – much to... Read More >

Suzuki Marine New Fly-By Wire Outboard Review
July 2021

Fly-by wire throttles have always been a technology reserved for the big blocks in the outboard world – until now. Miah Dixon reviews Suzuki Marine's new... Read More >

Black Magic Sunakku Slow Jigs Review
July 2021

Grant Dixon reviews the Black Magic Sunakku Slow Jig range, and only has positive things to say about their fish-catching abilities.... Read More >

Lowrance Elite FS 9 Review
June 2021

After recently installing the Lowrance Elite FS 9 unit on his family boat, Deputy Editor Ethan Neville has already seen his catch-rate improve. He reviews the... Read More >

Edge Tackle Review
June 2021

Grant Dixon reviews the new range of Edge lures and line, which includes the Edge Alien, Edge Micro Jig, Edge Free Fall jig and Edge PE... Read More >

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    Vetus Bow Pro Thrusters

    26 October 2021

    Vetus’ new double thruster control panel features a powerful multi-axis twist joystick that allows owners, with just a twist of their wrist, to move their vessel...

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    Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021

    Red hot fishing off Ruakaka If there is one piece of advice I can offer... Read More >

    Canterbury Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021

    Canterbury Report - Planning tricky, but the results worth it We are really experiencing spring weather... Read More >

    Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021

    The Espresso Report  - Gulf starting to fire up Never a dull moment in the local... Read More >

    Tauranga Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021

    Mixed bag, but great to be back on the water Great to be back on... Read More >

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    Softbait Fishing - Part 1 - gear selection

    John Eichlesheim writes an article about selecting the right equipment for softbait fishing... Read More >

    Softbait fishing Pt 2 - tips and tricks

    Techniques, tips and tricks of softbait fishing – getting the most from your soft baits.... Read More >

    Surfcasting - setting yourself up

    Gary Kemsley helps sort out the necessary gear for intending surf fishers.... Read More >

    Squid - How to catch them

    Squid fishing is a rapidly growing aspect of fishing - Paul Senior shares some hints and tips to get started.... Read More >