Fishing the Tongariro River by Raft

Raft fishing New Zealand

If you like fishing and you don’t mind a touch of adrenalin coursing through your body, then raft fishing New Zealand’s Tongariro River could be for you! I recently tried it with good friend Karl Gradon and fiancé Anna.. Awesome!

Get More Distance When Spey or Roll Casting

Tongariro Roll Cast2

Roll casting with a single handed rod. Check out the following steps. If you can follow this process, I’m confident you’ll be able to get significantly more distance when spey or roll casting.

Do you practise catch and release?

Catch and release - Leigh Rubes Cartoons

Catch and release is the practice, after catching a fish, of unhooking and returning it to the water before it experiences serious exhaustion or injury. Don’t forget to use barbless hooks!

Huge Hammerhead Tows Man Out to Sea

Hammerhead tows kayak out to sea

Keen kayak angler Adam Fisk got more than he bargained for when he hooked a huge, 11-foot hammerhead over the weekend. It towed him 8 miles in under 6 minutes before he finally gave up and cut the line.

Cod caught with vibrator

Cod vibrator

They say funnier things happen at sea… Norwegian fisherman, Bjoern Frilund, was left “astonished” after finding a large vibrator inside the stomach of his latest catch, a 6kg cod.