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Big winter snapper and trevally
The Hauraki Gulf is going off at the moment with insane winter fishing. The weather gods have been kind and we have been having some amazing sunny ...
A great mix of soft and hard fishing
As you will have seen from the recent videos and live broadcasts, Paul Senior and I headed up to the Far North last week and enjoyed a great time...
More great winter fishing
We are getting some nice weather windows lately and I thought I would make the most of the last one with a trip to the Great Barrier. We had a quic...
Lightbulb
Which soft-bait lead-head? Who’d have thought that a lump of lead attached to a hook would be so important to fishing success? Well, to be a tru...
Winter workups are happening!
Hey fellow fishos. I know you will be getting excited with the big pilchard workups happening now (and for the next month or so)! We have been head...
Autumn fishing is producing good kingfish
The gulf is producing some really nice kingfish at the moment. We will often spend a couple of hours each trip getting livies and deploying these a...
In close and out wide – Take your pick!
Well the weather has kept us land based a bit in the last few weeks, but when I did get out the fishing was great! We have been fishing in close an...
Roll on Summer
Well with Labour weekend done & dusted its starting to feel like Summer has arrived up here in the Far North. With 20deg plus days & the w...
Trip of a Lifetime
written by Wayne Downer. The legend of Rob Parker and his Far North charter operation is well known by those that long to catch that big snapper. ...
Coromandel snapper time
Since all the hordes of boats have been going to the workups of Tiri we have decided to look for our own fishing grounds away from the hundreds of ...
Home again and back into it
Well I have been away for a couple of months and it looks like I missed all the bad weather (although the wind looks like it is going to be with us...
Winter fishing at its best now
I really love this time of year for fishing (Winter with it’s more consistent weather and fishing). It usually starts in May but this year it is la...