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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

Bottling and Preserving Salmon – how to guide to bottling salmon

Bottling Salmon The Americans call this process canning even when glass jars are used Following congratulations from your fishing mates…

19/12/2016

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

Desktop Wallpaper Fishing background for your computer

Desktop Wallpaper Desktop wallpaper of whitebaiting with pole nets Okarito River and Lagoon, Westland, South Island of New Zealand. Resolution:…

30/03/2015

Sea Sickness – How to Avoid Being Sea Sick on Your Next Fishing Trip

Avoiding Sea Sickness For many anglers, seasickness can easily ruin what would otherwise be an enjoyable day on the water.…

16/03/2015

Look after your catch: kill, gut, and place your fish on ice immediately

Look after your catch When you catch a fish the worst thing you can do is flick the hook out…

04/12/2014

Killing your salmon and looking after your catch

Killing your salmon and looking after your catch Now that you have finally caught that elusive salmon what next. Killing…

04/12/2014

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