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TAMING THE TIGER TROUT
TAMING THE TIGER TROUT

Josiah Atkinson has spent considerable time searching for the rare tiger trout, and not without success. He shares some of his hard-earned lessons on how to tame the tiger…

Special Publications Nov 16, 2020
HAMISH WARD
HAMISH WARD

Brewing beer is one of the oldest and most noble of trades. From the deeply spiritual processes mastered in European monasteries, through to the bloke in his garage just desperate to make something drinkable, the desire to create beer is a not so secret passion of most males on this planet. Hamish Ward is another on the list of legends who take brewing seriously, and it didn’t take long for him to become one of NZ’s best.

Special Publications Nov 16, 2020
Kiwi
Kiwi

Teams from Kiwis for kiwi and Rheem have been “on the tools” recently, partnering with Kaipara Kiwi to plant 1900 trees. Their efforts were part of the Mataia Restoration project, which is seeking to create a 1300-hectare kiwi safe-haven in the Kaipara region.

Special Publications Nov 16, 2020
Steady Hot Strong
Steady Hot Strong

When Rheem heard families were going without hot water this winter as a result of COVID-19’s economic impact, they acted quickly. Their idea was to donate water heaters to Kiwis in need, but the first hurdle they faced was installation – something which can only be done by registered plumbers and gasfitters.

Special Publications Nov 16, 2020
Gemma O'Brien
Gemma O'Brien

Architect, freediver and tiny house builder, Gemma O’Brien is what you might call a super-achiever, writes Helen Horrocks. In between her architectural work, various home projects and daily breath-hold exercises, Gemma took the time to chat to Helen over the phone during lockdown.

Special Publications Nov 16, 2020
Auckland 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.

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
Setting 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.

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
ITM FISHING
ITM FISHING

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

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
Journey 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?

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
Tairua 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.

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
Kayak 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.

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020
Freshwater 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.

NZ Fishing News Nov 12, 2020