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Monthly and our longest-running fishing publication. Great, informative reading from editor Grant Dixon and a very established team. See our news section for an overview of the latest issue.



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Hooks for Whole Fish and Strip Baits

October 2021

Mark Kitteridge discusses some hook options when using bait to target table fish, and also walks us through how to rig up basic dropper/ledger rigs....
Why you need to check and clean your boat and gear

October 2021

From berthage to engine maintenance. Safety equipment to navigation. Food, water, and everything in between. If you’ve got a boat, there is a lot to think...

A Tribute to Trevally

October 2021

Trevally, in the opinion of Hayden Speed, are one of the hardest fighting fish pound for pound in the ocean. Hayden loves to target trevally and as...

Maximum Fishing Access at Minimal Cost

October 2021

South Island contributor Peter Langlands discusses a few way to increase your fishing reach without breaking the bank....

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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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