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Bottling Salmon – how to guide to bottling salmon and other fish

Bottling Salmon - Also effective for Trout, kahawai and Mullet The Americans call this preserving process canning even when glass…

16/10/2020

Pilchard Distance Casting for Rock Anglers and Surfcasters

By Jack Whittler My aim is to encourage do-it-yourselfers to make up their own - they can be made of…

15/10/2020

Shadow-Box Trout Flies – How to make your own shadow-box project

by Allan Burgess Making a shadow-box to display your trout flies by hanging them on the wall is a great…

18/09/2020

Taxidermy Fish – Mounting the Whopper – Preparation Matters

Taxidermy Fish with Monty Wright Photo (1) Denis Brundell’s 16.5lb (7.5kg) brown trout. Each time we head out fishing we…

03/07/2020

Taking Kids Fishing – Tips for getting kids started learning to fish

Taking Kids Fishing by Stephen Coote There are good reasons to take children fishing and there are things we can…

26/12/2019

Smoking Fish – How to prepare and cook fish by the hot smoking method

How to Smoke Fish Smoking fish in a hot smoker I must admit that some of my earlier smoking fish sessions have…

04/04/2019

How to Make Your Own Large Wooden Fly Boxes by Allan Burgess

Making Large Wooden Fly Boxes Here is a great idea for those who like to make things. Although I carry…

22/05/2018

How to freeze fish while preventing freezer burn by encasing in ice

Freeze Fish without Freezer Burn How to freeze fish so that it keeps longer. When freezing fish the biggest problem…

03/12/2016

Fishingmag.co.nz Mobile Website – Accelerated Mobile Pages or AMP

Mobile Website Nowadays over 70 per cent of our web traffic comes to us from mobile devices like cell phones…

26/05/2015

Fishing Flies on Spinning Gear using a D lead Rig Can be very Effective

Fishing Flies on Spinning Gear How to Fish the Fly and D lead rig on spinning gear Fishing flies on…

04/04/2015

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