Articles & Reviews
JOHN EICHELSHEIM - © Fairfax NZ News
Like most fishing innovations, slow-jigging took a while to catch on in New Zealand, but in the summer just gone, slow-jigs seemed to be everywhere.
STEVE HATHAWAY - © Fairfax NZ News
Shooting underwater video has never been as cheap and accessible as it is now.
SEAN BUTTLE - © Fairfax NZ News
It was the school holidays, and a Friday lunchtime finish meant I could pack the Delica, load the children and head south to arrive in time for an evening fish.
Jet Ski Fishing
PAUL SENIOR. PHOTOS BY BRUCE CLARKE & ANDREW HILL - © Fairfax NZ News
Andrew Hill from Jetskifishing recently invited me to join him and a few mates on a jet-ski fishing mission in the Hauraki Gulf searching for work-ups.
For anyone owning more than a couple of rods, where a few nails in the garage wall will no longer suffice, storing your favourite fishing tackle can be a pain.
The following email from Raewyn Manuel is typical of many requests from NZ Fishing News readers when it comes to understanding marine electronics.
A rare leopard chimaera has been caught in a canyon on the northeastern coast.
The name Fin-Nor is linked to the pioneering days of big game fishing.
Trailers – without them boat-based anglers are going nowhere, yet they tend to be a neglected part of our equipment.
When setting up a new boat, it’s often the smaller things that make a difference to its ‘fishability’ and enjoyment.
At Christmas time, with family members sprawling around tables groaning with calories, declarations are made to get fit, trim down and spend more time fishing.
In November 2007, a snapper taken from New Zealand’s West Coast North Island stock (SNA 8) was later aged at 60 years, one of oldest ever encountered in fisheries research assessing the length and age composition of commercial catches.
For a long time I wished for more variety in the inshore sportfish species available in New Zealand waters.
One of the great things about fishing in Vanuatu is the variety of locations, opportunities and species on offer.
Pat O’Keefe’s quiet voice issued from just behind my left shoulder, reminding me I should strike.
Trout can be totally unresponsive to flies or any other potential food; they just sit in the one place for hours on end.