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Beer Battered Fish Burgers

December 2022

Kaelah James shares her recipe for beer-battered fish burgers with a gochujang mayo and kimchi slaw....
Spearfishing For Kingfish

December 2022

With hard-fighting kingfish currently around in big numbers, Darren Shields shares a few tips for spearos wanting to get in on the action....

Livebaiting Basics

December 2022

Of all the forms of fishing, livebaiting would have to be one of the most productive for targeting big fish, says Adam Clancey....

Daiwa Free Swimmer BR Review

December 2022

Spinning reels with dual drag systems have been around since the late 1980s; the secondary drag system allows fish to take the bait and run before...

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Rotorua Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Making the most of the weather windows The last couple of weeks have seen our... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Don’t forget the harbours With the less-than-ideal sea conditions over the last fortnight, it has... Read More >

Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Southern visitor James Lentjies – captain of the Highlanders – came into Screaming Reels the... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Spring snapper still hard on the bite With the recent onslaught of winds out west,... Read More >

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Outriggers this time
in The Work-Up
13 minutes ago

Because its only part of it MB. The flat lines run in the clear window between the prop wash and the hull wakes. The main purpose...

What the heck was it?
in The Briny Bar
1 hour ago
Bounty Hunter

30lb snapper that was then eaten by a bronzie?...

Tow Vehicles, yet again
in The Briny Bar
3 hours ago

All I would do if I owned another Kia for towing would be to put some heavier shocks in the back. If there's too much weight...

Auckland Yakkers
in Yak Yak Yak
6 hours ago

I have the Garmin Striker and there's always the one pin which goes green if I don't look after it after each trip. I think its...

Digital Multimeter
in The Boat Shed
15 hours ago

As Salty C said a clamp Ammeter is fantastic. Instant information to the amount of current in a wire. It won't catch really short transients, but...

Latest News

US Ban Imports of NZ Fish

09 December 2022

A US court has ordered an immediate ban on importing several fish species from New Zealand’s inshore trawling and gillnet fisheries off the west coast of...
WIN with Honda Marine this Summer!

07 December 2022

Thanks to Honda Marine, we have a calendar listing of the major fishing tournaments and contests coming up over the next few months....
Boat Show Gate Prize Worth Over $300K

06 December 2022

The Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize package for the 2023 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show will be worth over $300,000 and will be the most valuable must-be-won prize...
Commercial Fisher's Actions 'Disappointing'

05 December 2022

A Southland fishing company and its skipper have been fined a total of $52,000, along with a three-year ban from pāua fishing, for various regulations transgressions....