A good, stiff surf rod is essential for achieving decent casting distances and landing baits in deeper, fish-holding water.

Better Surfcasting – Avoid Newbie Mistakes

Picture a perfect, hot, sunny day with blue water lapping gently at the shores of a white-sand surf beach. What could make you feel more like fishing? So what do you do? You dig out that surfcasting set your daughter bought you for Christmas, whack some old fishing line you...
Murray Bond, far left, had a great time in Kaikoura.

Big 6 Challenge 2017

“When it comes to catching fish and hunting game animals to order, it can be much harder than it sounds." That is exactly what six plumbers have found over the past few years as they took on the Rheem Big Six Challenge. But they had a great time in what...
Former plumber’s apprentice Dan Airey stands in front of the Little Blue, the motoryacht he now commands.

Plumber’s Apprentice

It is said that when you have a trade behind you, it will unlock many opportunities. Grant Dixon meets a plumber whose work has taken him around the world… When he was unblocking drains and digging ditches on Auckland’s North Shore, young plumbing apprentice Dan Airey never imagined where his...
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