VIDEO – ROD TEST – AFAW LURE & BAIT 9FT MK2

Background: – I was asked by my fishing mate, Paul Smith, to independently review one of a new range of Anyfish, Anywhere (AA) lure rods that are being imported into NZ by Action Tackle Supplies. The brief was to provide an honest, “no holds barred” assessment of the rod that could be used to fine tune the rod for NZ conditions, if necessary. Most of … Continue reading VIDEO – ROD TEST – AFAW LURE & BAIT 9FT MK2

CHOOSING A LURE COLOUR TO SUIT THE CONDITIONS

Words: Alan Bulmer Photos: Paul Smith, Jim Lanfear & Alan Bulmer I recently stumbled upon an article http://www.tacklemaking.com entitled “Colour theory for fishing lures”. While the article is written from an American angling perspective it got me thinking about the most effective colours for flies and lures when fishing the estuarine flats in NZ. Before I add my thoughts read what they had to say … Continue reading CHOOSING A LURE COLOUR TO SUIT THE CONDITIONS