7 From the Helm Nick Jones casts his line into murky waters.
8 Export Spot X: North Island’s West Coast Ben Brown spills the beans about the lesstravelled side of the North Island.
18 Sussing Out New Territory Sensei Pete Jones discusses using your, um, senses to find fish.
26 Fish Where the Fish Are! In his typical grandiose style, Grant ‘Espresso’ Bittle covers the golden rule.
34 News Catch up on all the latest happenings in the angling arena, including a comprehensive gamefish roundup.
52 Export Comp Update Register for free, catch a fish, whack it on a measure mat, and send in a pic —that’s all you need to do to be in the draw to win this season’s $85,000 Prize Boat.
56 Recipes This month we’re turning Japanese… we really think so.
60 Kaikōura Surfcasting More than just whales, crays, and picturesque scenery here, mate!
68 Kahawai: National Treasure Adam Clancey celebrates the humble kahawai.
18 Sussing Out New Territory
56 Recipes
76 The Small Tunas Skippies and albies are a worthwhile sportfishing target, explains Sam Mossman.
84 Auckland Boat Ramp Guide Find out where you should launch in the Big Smoke, courtesy of seasoned Hauraki Gulf fisho Mark Kitteridge.
92 Get the Dogs! Don’t fret, we’re not talking about man’s best friend, but rather tropical tuna with teeth.
102 Greymouth Gander Dan Govier tackles the Greymouth Bar in search of offshore action.
108 Fair Chase Greg Morton finds a new lure to complement his arsenal.
110 LegaSea Update The good oil on the CRA 3 (east coast crayfish) review and why baitfish are fundamental for healthy marine ecosystems.
112 Future Proofing Your Tackle Handy tips and tricks from Grant Dixon.
116 Product Review: Lowrance HDS Pro Nick Jones checks out the latest evolution in the Lowrance HDS range.
Cover: A shimmering snapper admired by Ben Brown.