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NZ Depth Nationals + Inter Pacific Spearfishing Champs

Written by Gemma Cookson on May 10th, 2017.      0 comments


Gemma Cookson talks about her experiences in this year's New Zealand Freediving Depth Nationals and the Inter Pacific Spearfishing Champs.

A Spearo's Addiction

Written by James Goodall on May 9th, 2017.      0 comments


James Goodall from Spearo Addicts NZ share his Summer 2017 season with us in the video below. Living the dream!
To catch up on all of James's missions, check out his facebook page >> and YouTube vids >>
Topics: Spearfishing

Spearfishing Tonga to New Zealand

Written by Red on April 27th, 2017.      0 comments

Spearfishing Tonga to NZ

Red from Breathless Addiction takes us on a trip from Tonga to NZ...
Topics: Spearfishing

How To Load Your Speargun

Written by Splash Spearfishing on April 26th, 2017.      0 comments


It is not uncommon to struggle to load your first speargun and suspect it has come with too short a rubber.  If this is you, the chances are you are not doing it right - speargun loading is 80% technique and only 20% strength...

Fish ID and Tactics

Written by Splash on April 20th, 2017.      0 comments


Reef Species
| Pelagic Species | Weedline Species | Molluscs and Crustaceans | Tropical Species | Freshwater Species | Non-Target Species

When is a Freediving Suit Not a Freediving Suit?

Written by Matt Lind on March 12th, 2017.      0 comments


“When is a Freediving Suit Not a Freediving Suit?”
- Well, when you’re not Freediving in it of course! 

There are very few eureka moments when it comes to new dive gear, the moments when you try a new piece of kit for the first time and immediately wonder how you’ve gone on so long without it.  Using a Freediving suit for the first time is almost always one of those moments...

How To Attach A Gun Reel

Written by Rob Allen on February 26th, 2017.      0 comments


In the Below video Rob Allen shows you how to attach a reel to your gun...

The Kiwi Cray Hunter's Glove of Choice - Atlantis G10

Written by Matt Lind on February 8th, 2017.      0 comments


One of the most crucial bits of gear for keeping yourself comfortable in the water is a good pair of gloves.  The right pair will keep your hands warm and protected from the variety of sharp things that’ll cut soft, wet fingers in the water. Being as how we’re kiwis though, there’s really only one sharp thing in the water we care about. The crayfish...

How To Check Your Spear Is Straight

Written by Rob Allen on January 26th, 2017.      0 comments


Even small bends in your spear can make your gun inaccurate.
In this video Rob Allen shows us how to check our spears are perfectly straight for maximum accuracy...

Why Rob Allen?

Written by Matt Lind on December 12th, 2016.      0 comments


For me when it comes to speargun selection there are only really two choices to be made; alloy or carbon; and what length and rubber set-up. That it’s going to be a Rob Allen is a given. Why?

Well the short answer is because they’re the best. The long answer is going to take a while so best put the jug on first....

How To Tie Rubbers

Written by Splash on November 26th, 2016.      0 comments


Tying your own rubbers from bulk rubber is a great way to save money.  It also gives you the ability to really fine tune your guns performance and lets you make repairs and modifications in the field with a minimum of tools.  It is also very easy...

How To Don Your Wetsuit

Written by Splash on November 22nd, 2016.      0 comments


Getting in and out of your new open-cell wetsuit is probably a bit different to what you're used to.  Follow the steps below and it'll be easy...

The Quest for the Elusive 20lb

Written by James Goodall on November 12th, 2016.      0 comments


Most spearfishermen dream of shooting a big snapper (the 20lb mark). Well I was one of these lucky people.

Some mates had organised a mid-winter spearfishing trip to the far north of New Zealand and had invited me along with them. The destination was Doubtless Bay on the East coast of Northland. The lads had been up there the previous year and had a cracker of a trip spearing snapper over the 17lb mark and of course this got me excited as we were heading up around the same time again this year...
Topics: Spearfishing

Snapper Snooping

Written by Matt Lind on September 20th, 2016.      0 comments


Over the next three months we’ll see the best spearfishing of the year.  Not because of good weather or good water conditions but because of the number of snapper and where they move to.  Sometime during October the water temperature is going to begin ramping up and when it gets to about 18 degrees a major change will take place...

Hunting Yellowtail Kingfish

Written by James Goodall on September 12th, 2016.      0 comments


With the summer months fast approaching so are the increasing numbers of kingfish. knowing where and when to find them is the key to success. Finding these Kingfish always seems to have the same common conditions, the biggest being current followed by structure and baitfish. If you combined these three conditions you are in with a good chance a finding these tasty yellowtail.