Trailer Boat Trials
SAM MOSSMAN - SEPT 09 - Fishing NewsThe name Haines is an icon in the boating industries, both in New Zealand and Australia, and John Haines Senior’s ground-breaking early Haines Hunter designs commanded great respect.
Extreme Game King 400 - NZFN Project Boat
GRANT DIXON - AUGUST 2009 - Fishing NewsTrailers – without them boat-based anglers are going nowhere, yet they tend to be a neglected part of our equipment.
It's the little things the count
GRANT DIXON - JULY 2009 - Fishing NewsWhen setting up a new boat, it’s often the smaller things that make a difference to its ‘fishability’ and enjoyment.
NZFN project boat - Senator RCC500
SAM MOSSMAN - Fishing NewsFor a number of years, Fishing News has run a pair of project boats: a large hardtop trailer boat and a smaller centre-console.
Twin rig offers peace of mind
GRANT DIXON - JUNE 2009 - Fishing NewsChoosing the right power options for a boat is a critical decision.
Setting up for sportfishing
GRANT DIXON - APRIL 2009 - Fishing NewsA project boat, such as our Extreme Game King 700, is also used by many of the magazine’s partners as a floating showcase for their top-of-the-range products.
GRANT DIXON - MARCH 2009 - Fishing NewsSetting up for sportfishing in a new magazine boat
New Horizons for Fyran
JOHN EICHELSHEIM - FEBRUARY 2009 - Fishing NewsThe plan was to take two brand-new Fyrans – a 595 Pursuit HT and a 595 Horizon (the subject of this review) – for a decent run, swapping between them as the morning progressed, and stopping here and there for a bit of soft-plastcs fishing.
Fishing NewsSurtees Boats is based in the rural Bay of Plenty near Whakatane.
Fishing NewsGlenn and Diane Shaw bought Extreme Boats Ltd about eight years ago.
Setting up for Sportfishing
Fishing NewsIn the tackle trade, if you talk the talk, you have to walk the walk.
Fishing NewsNight vision aids have been around for a long time.
Fishing NewsDean Wilkes started building boats 24 years ago in Australia before returning to Invercargill to continue in the field.
Fishing NewsKiwi-Kraft founder and director Rodney Harris is a Southlander who enjoys diving, hunting and fishing in the southern ocean, lakes and high country.
Fishing NewsEvery now and then a boatbuilder comes along who approaches hull design and construction from a different direction, and Napier-based Jason Dickey is one of them.
What do you get for $50K?
Fishing NewsIt's been a while since I've done a boat test, so was a little out of touch with the going rates for trailer boats.