NZ Fishing News

NZ Fishing News

Auckland Boat ShowAuckland Boat Show
Auckland Boat Show

The 2020 Auckland Boat Show will showcase the best of New Zealand marine after a unique year. The show’s dates have changed to October 8-11 and the inside portion of the show has moved to The Cloud and Shed 10, while on-water exhibitors will be found in the Viaduct Harbour Marina.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Setting up for SportfishingSetting up for Sportfishing
Setting up for Sportfishing

Jared and Bevan Mills got hold of an older boat to fit with an array of new products from their company, Hamilton-based Hi Tech Plastics, and also took the opporunity to showcase other marine companies’ services. Sam Mossman investigates the finished product.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News

front seat of my truck in the middle of a storm up here in Northland. That was when we were filming Season Two of The ITM Fishing Show, and now that he’s appeared in a few episodes of Season 17, some people have jumped to the conclusion that he’s going to be taking over

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Journey of a FishermanJourney of a Fisherman
Journey of a Fisherman

All your life you have wanted to catch a 20lb plus snapper. You know that when you do finally tick this goal off the list, you are going to want a memento of your trophy fish, and why wouldn’t you as it’s something you have spent countless hours, early morning starts and I hate to say it, thousands of dollars chasing?

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Tairua Show a winnerTairua Show a winner
Tairua Show a winner

Tairua was fully booked out for three days – over 3,000 beds full, with restaurants and local businesses reporting strong sales and and patronage. The Tairua Fishing Club had record takings and the on-site food stalls all sold out.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Kayak FishingKayak Fishing
Kayak Fishing

Rod choice is always a challenge when it comes to kayak fishing. Each size and style have their own unique advantages – and disadvantages. Rob Fort continues his beginner’s guide to kayak fishing by answering some key questions around rod selection.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Freshwater TechniquesFreshwater Techniques
Freshwater Techniques

It’s common to hear that there’s only one way to catch trout, and that is on the fly, suggests John Walkley. However, John says light tackle spinning for trout is gaining some traction and provides another effective way to entice a bite.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News

Soft-baits come in a myriad of shapes and sizes to suit all sorts of situations and purposes. In previous issues, Mark Kitteridge has discussed the advantages associated with curly-tail and jerk-type soft-baits; this month he moves on to paddle-tail soft-baits and why they are so effective at ‘pushing the right buttons’ of big, bad predators...

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
Fish & Game CompetitionFish & Game Competition
Fish & Game Competition

A stunning late afternoon photo of a boy and his uncle fishing has won the inaugural Fish & Game NZ Fishing Licence photo competition.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News
banned  fishbanned  fish
banned fish

An Auckland food import and wholesale business, Khan Brothers Distribution Limited, was convicted and fined $60,000 in the Waitakere District Court in July for knowingly importing and selling a banned freshwater fish originating from Bangladesh.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News

There have been some great southern bluefin tuna catches this winter in both size and volume.

Nov 12, 2020 NZ Fishing News