CHASING & HOOKING KINGFISH

There is something about kingfish that always seems to draw me back for more. They are challenging to land, fight dirty, can be extremely fussy but, will help you to refine and alter your angling techniques to successfully land one of these incredible fish. DYNAMIC STRUCTURE Yellowtail kingfish are widely distributed across Godzone and international waters, with our southern species …

Godzone Destination: The Aldermens

The Aldermen Islands are a small group of rocky islets to the southeast of Mercury Bay in Godzone, located off the east coast of the Coromandel Peninsula, 20 kilometres (12 mi) east of the mouth of the Tairua River. The islands were named ‘the Court of Aldermen’ by Captain Cook and his crew on November 3, 1769 after previously naming Mayor …

Top Water For Kings

Tauranga tackle shop manager and keen angler Sam Wilkinson, shares his experience on top water fishing for one of Godzone’s hardest pulling sports fish, the rugged kingfish.   Top water fishing is an exciting style of fishing, that has been used extensively around the world for many years to target large tropical reef species like tuna and giant trevally.  It …

CHARTER PROFILE: EPIC ADVENTURES

Epic Adventures have a very good name here in Godzone for providing quality fishing experiences, so we recently headed out with them and the trip lived up to their reputation. It was the middle of winter and Scott Cushman from Digital Fish and I wanted to get out to test some gear and catch some fresh fish for our families. …