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    An epic season of marlin for Wild Bill

    Team Wild Bill had a great season on the marlin  fishing out of Hokianga and Tutukaka, They've sent us this footage which includes winning the Tutukaka One Base plus a solo marlin off Ocean Beach this season. We've chosen it as a finalist in our 'Win a DB9 Video comp.   Read More...

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    Triple of Yellowfin

    Triple fin chaos!! Fishing out of Waihau Bay back in January Lucas McIvor, wife Jamie and Kylie landed this trio of yellowfin tuna. Another epic video from Lucas, which we have chosen as a finalist in our 'Win a DB9' video comp.   Read More...

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    Big Mayor Island Kingfish using FCV588

    It's hard to beat a really epic kingfish session!Chris and the BlackJack team sent us this awesome video of a kingi session they had ways back, aided by their FCV588We've chosen it is a finalist in our Win a DB9 video comp! Good luck team BlackJack.   Read More...

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    T&R Striped Marlin on the GP1870F

    Reuben Hawtree sent us this awesome video shot from his boat Jody's Decision, kitted with GP1870.  Jody's Decision fishes out of Whakatane and Waihau Bay most of the year but every now and then they like to hit the west coast. This video was filmed out of New Plymouth in March this year. Reuben says "We ran over a bait ball with the Furuno GP1870 and bang the rigger gets crashed!   Read More...

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    Stripey on the Little Reefer

    Scott Adamson sent this video of a nice striped caught aboard this boat Little Reefer earlier this year. Scott says 'the video was filmed west of Mayor Island while live baiting in Little Reefer. Was a great way to top off the season 2018 after landing Yellowfin and Mahimahi, catching Sarah's first marlin after 17 years was a huge bonus.   Read More...

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    Bluefin, Hapuku and Marlin aboard Joint Venture

    The boys on Joint Venture have had an epic last year fishing from their Surtees 6.1 Gamefisher. Fishing out of Tutukaka, the Manukau, Mangawhai, and Waihau Bay they have managed to get into an awesome range of species including Striped Marlin, Hapuku and Southern Bluefin Tuna. Cody says "The TZ Touch is awesome for the type of fishing we do, especially the colour change SST track and the rollback marking feature on the sounder."We have chosen their awesome video in our 'Win a DB9' video com...  Read More...

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    Epic Sword Battle

    Lucas McIver has sent us this video of a very angry swordfish caught from his family's boat 'Reel Busy' earlier this year.  Reel Busy is kitted with the very best in Furuno marine electronics including TZ Touch. Angler Simon Sia did the honours on the rod and reel. We've chosen this video as a finalist in our Win a DB9' Video Competition Turn up the sound and enjoy!!   Read More...

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    5 way on Southern Bluefin Tuna

    The Thomson family had a blinder fishing Waihau Bay this Bluefin season, including a five way hook up on Southern Bluefin. They caught and tagged a number of fish including one which would have been a junior world record.The team sent us this video, which we have chosen as a finalist in our 'Win a DB9 Touch Screen' The team say they'd love to have the DB9 on board to target swords with next season.   Read More...

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    Southern Bluefin at Waihau Bay - Video

    Shayne Johnson and the team on Albatross sent us this video of their mission to fish Waihau Bay earlier this year, aided by their GP1870F Furuno sounder and plotter.Shayne says "We filmed this video at Waihau Bay in late June, the start of the annual bluefin tuna run. It was a great trip, we caught it on the first day at about 8.30 in the morning after a massive drive from the Coromandel Peninsula we finally managed a crack at one of these majestic beats. This awesome fish tipped the scales...  Read More...

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    Big Hapuka from Whitianga on the TZ Touch

    Capt Cam Allan takes the day off and boosts out of Whitianga, using his TZ Touch with 1kw to find some BIG hapuka   Read More...

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    A sneak peek behind the scenes with Matt Watson

    A sneak peek behind the scenes fishing with Matt Watson from the ITM Fishing Show. The boys get into some nice Northland bass filming some deep water action for an upcoming show.  Read More...

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    An Interview with Nathan Adams

    An insightful interview with Nathan Adams who has used Furuno to find swordfish, hapuka, bass, snapper and gamefish for 30+ years. Nathan is the man behind Red Gill Custom Lures and has fished commercially and recreationally very successfully in New Zealand.  Read More...

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    West is Best for the 295 Club

    The 2016 game season will go down in history as one of the best ever for a bunch of keen fisherman out West. The boats DarkHorse, CCrazy, TackleBox and Backlash have all been making headlines this season with some amazing captures.   Read More...

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    Could 2016 Be the Best Game Season Ever?

    We're only into the second week of February but already the game fishing season is shaping up to be one of the best we have seen for a long time!  

    Both coasts are holding good numbers of striped marlin, and over the last week several XOS Black Marlin captures have made the news. It bodes well for an excellent season ahead.   Read More...

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    Cracker Start to the Gamefishing Season!

    Kiwi fisho's are fizzing at the welcome return of yellowfin tuna to NZ waters! They have turned up in numbers in the trenches and seamounts off both the east and west coast. The marlin fishing has also kicked off with a bang.  Read More...

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    Hot BOP Kingi Action & Yellowfin on their way!

    The 100m pins around Mayor and White have been firing for kingis, and the yellowfin aren't too far away.  Read More...

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    Big Bluenose - Whangaroa!

    Josh Holmes scored a well deserved 30kg Bluenose fishing wide of Whangaroa in 400m with his FCV587...  Read More...

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    Eastern Coromandel - Kingfish, Hapuku and ...Trumpeter!

    Some magic fishing wide of the Eastern Coromandel at the moment for Puka and Kingis, including a rarity - Trumpeter!  Read More...

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    White Island Fires for Top Water Kingfish!

    White Island has exploded over the last week, with several keen fishos getting amongst some crazy top water action.  Read More...

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    Coromandel Kingfish & Bluenose

    There's not too many better places to be fishing in the middle of winter than the Eastern Coromandel and it looks like the bluenose and kingfish are on the chew….  Read More...

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    Far North Swordfish

    Team Furuno fishos Hayden Lynskey and Ted Myers left Auckland in the early hours of Friday 31 July destined for the Garden Patch and a date with their first broadbill swordfish. Little did they know what was in store….  Read More...

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    Firth of Thames Snapper

    Team Furuno fisho Tony Carpenter got into some hot shallow water snapper action in the Firth this week...  Read More...

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    Hauraki Gulf Snapper

    Capt Damo from Diversity Fishing charters got into em big time over the weekend. Fishing an overnight trip at the Barrier, he found them in 60m off Port Jackson at the top of the Coromandel on his trusty Furuno. Damo says that jigs were producing the nice fish, and orange inchiku jigs in particular were the ticket to some of the bigger snaps.   Read More...

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    Tutukaka Marlin

    We may be going into winter, but there is still some good marlin fishing to be had yet! Jordan Hensen headed wide of Tutukaka solo in his little tinny yesterday and managed to get into a nice stripy of 122kg, from a bait ball he marked on his trusty Furuno GP7000F. Jordan says he had two more marlin come in and check out the boat while he was playing this fish!   Read More...

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    Far North Swordfish - Nicky Bags her first!

    Our girl Nicky Sinden has been out chasing swordfish over the last week and it sounds like she's had no shortage of bites, fishing in 600m off North Cape. Nicky says they've been marking good bait up off the bottom in 600m on the TZ Touch , and thats where they've been deploying their sword baits.  After a few bust offs and pulled hooks Nicky has done the damage today putting a solid one in the boat! Nice work girl!   Read More...

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    Hot Hokianga Action - Marlin on a JetSki!

    Word is that Hokianga is going off at the moment, with some boats raising 10-20 fish off bait balls they are marking on their sounder. Our man Matt Watson has been up filming with a bunch of ladies, what should be a pretty cool show, and word is they've even managed to knock one off on the Jet-Ski! Nice one team.   Read More...

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