Father's Day Gift Guide

Premium Blazer Inline rod

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The Adrenalin Inline Medium 400 would make a great gift for a fishing-mad dad. The rod is constructed from 40ton carbon fibre which is then wrapped in carbon tape, resulting in an incredibly strong blank. The force is distributed evenly throughout the internal length of the rod (no eyes), minimising unnecessary line tangles.

RRP $342

Check them and more Balzer options out at www.balzer.nz

Daiwa Bait Junkie soft lures

Daiwa Bait Junkie soft lures are constructed from a proprietary material Elastomax, an incredibly durable and stretchy non-toxic elastomer which allows for thinner body designs with improved swimming actions.

Amino-X is impregnated into the elastomer during the manufacturing process and acts as a bite trigger.

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Available in tackle stores in a range of proven colours and sizes. RRP $12.99.

Colab Brewing – Dad spoilt for craft beer choice!

Dad will love quality craft beer for Father’s Day. Not sure which one he might like? Why not buy him a mixed pack? Enter FISH21 for 10% off your online order.


Halco lures in new colours

Halco makes a range of lures to suit a variety of New Zealand fishing conditions and species, and they recently added three new colours to one of their most popular ranges – the Laser Pro. In particular, the Laser Pro 190 Deep Diver runs deep and fast, and is a favourite among Kiwi anglers.

The Halco range would be a great addition to any dad’s tackle box. They are available from tackle stores nationwide.

Deluxe Fly-Tying KitThe Deluxe Fly-Tying Kit is an ideal gift for that freshwater angler in your life. This nicely finished fly-tying kit comes in a smart wooden carry case with all of the tools you need to get started.

The Deluxe Fly-Tying kits are available from selected tackle stockists nationwide.

CRC Evapo-Rust – Don’t let dad get rusty!

CRC Evapo-Rust® is a non-toxic rust remover for fast and effective restoration. The formula is specifically designed to remove rust, with no scrubbing or sanding required. It is safe, simple, and easy to use. There’s also no need for mixing – the solution is ready to use.

Available in hardware, engineering, chandlery, and automotive stores nationwide.

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The ultimate Fathers’ Day gift – Innovation Vacuum Packer.

The Innovation Vac&Seal packer features a double seal, built in roll storage and fold up cutter for your convenience. It keeps your food, fillets and even bait fresh and safe in the fridge or freezer with no risk of freezer burn, drying out, or contamination. 

This is the perfect companion to your Bradley Smoker, and is ideal for preserving and protecting your food and belongings when boating, camping or hiking.

Check them out www.gourmet-innovation.co.nz

J.A.F. Anglers Underlays

Keep your father warm and toasty with the latest Just Another Fisherman Anglers Underlays.

Built from super soft merino, Anglers Underlays are the perfect companion piece. These base layers are designed to keep you warm and cool, and because merino breaths, you will have excellent anti-odour and moisture-wicking benefits when wearing.

Check them out in-store on online at www.justanotherfisherman.co.nz

RescueME PLB1 – Give dad the gift of safety 

Wherever your dad ventures – at sea or on land – the rescueME PLB1 provides the reassurance that global emergency services can be alerted by the press of a button.

When activated, the rescueME PLB1 transmits the user’s position and ID so that rescue services nearest to them are promptly notified. There are no charges to use this service. Available from leading sports and recreation outlets across New Zealand.

Find out more at www.lusty-blundell.co.nz

Hauraki Fishing Hot Spots by Bruce Duncan

New Zealand fishing legend Bruce Duncan lets you in on all his secrets in his new book Hauraki Gulf Fishing Hot Spots, a great Father’s Day gift for that Auckland angler in your life.

Over 150 spots are profiled, and Bruce discusses the underwater terrain, target species, plus the best methods, tides and times to fish each area.

Visit www.nzfishingnews.co.nz to purchase your copy

Give Dad the gift of Fishing

 The Special Fathers’ Day Gift Subscription includes…

  • One-year NZ Fishing News subscription
  • Black Magic NZ Fishing News tackle pack (either a lure of bait pack)
  • NZFN cap
  • NZFN tote bag
  • Fathers’ Day card (for orders before August 31)

$159 (RRP >$300)

Check out the offer in full on Page 2-3

Subscription freephone 0508 624 748 or go online www.nzfishingnews.co.nz/fathersday

Stay fully charged with REDARC Solar Panels


With summer just around the corner, never run out of power with REDARC’s portable folding solar panels. They’re the ultra-lightweight solution to portable power, quick to set and easy to pack down and available in 120w and 200w options. They’re up to 50% lighter than other popular models so you can easily move them around to make the most of patchy sunlight.

For more information, visit redarc.co.nz/solar

Salt-Attack Marine Engine Flush/Washdown starter kits

The all-new marine engine flush by SALT-ATTACK is NZ made from the best ingredients, including the latest surfactants which quickly eliminate surface tension.

SALT-ATTACK’s super-concentrated and environmentally friendly biodegradable formula has been designed to be mixed in the SALT-ATTACK mixer or made up at a rate of one part product to 500 parts freshwater.

For more information, head to www.salt-attack.com or free phone 0800 272 589

Stoney Creek hilly Bags

There’s no better way to treat your dad on Father’s Day than with Stoney Creek’s Chilly Bag!

They’re perfect for keeping your food and drink fresh for up to 100 hours, so you will be ready for a day out with your dad. These chilly bags are light to carry and easy to store, and they’re also made with Defender 840D TPU construction which is super durable and ideal for the rough and tumble boat life!

RRP $379.99

Stoney Creek Deck Boots

Stoney Creek’s Deck Boots are crafted with foot protection, comfort and safety features which make them purpose built to maximise your experience. They also feature non-marking and razor-siped gum soles for traction on wet surfaces. Your dad can wear these booties on the boat, around the marina and for BBQs too! Grab your dad a pair and treat him to a day of fishing this Father’s Day!

RRP $129.99

Three Wise Birds cider

Three Wise Birds are big on premium ingredients, real flavours and good times. They believe in making cider from only the best Hawke’s Bay apples, which results in a clean, crisp, and refreshingly dry product – characteristics they believe fit the Kiwi lifestyle, whether that be in the backyard, at the beach or on the boat.

Available in all good New Worlds and Pak n’ Saves or check them out online at www.threewisebirds.co.nz.

Warthog V-Sharp Classic II ELITE sharpeners

The secret to getting a perfect knife-edge is to maintain a constant angle between the blade and the sharpener.

Warthog Sharpeners patented system ensures that your knives get the same fine edge every time. It also has adjustable angles – 20, 25 and 30 degrees.

RRP $154.99

For more information go to www.knifesharpners.nz or check them out at Hunting and Fishing NZ stores nationwide.



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