TOP CATCH MASTER CLASS
Several of New Zealand’s top fishing experts will again freely share their knowledge and top tips in Top Catch Master Class presentations at this year’s Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, Auckland Showgrounds, May 18-21.
Dave Ahoia and Dallas Abel from Legasea’s Kai Ika Project were among the most popular of the presenters at the 2022 show. They will again, in their uniquely entertaining way, be demonstrating the quickest, cleanest and most efficient way to fillet the catch.
Daniel Tiria, another very popular 2022 presenter, will continue to demonstrate how to successfully master the skill of slow-pitch jigging.
A multiple world-record holder, IGFA (International Game Fish Association) representative and head of Tindale Research, Scott Tindale will share the latest results from foundation’s satellite tagging programme – and explain how knowing why and how fish move can improve fishing success.
Mark Kitteridge, long-time fishing journalist and the author of numerous recreational fishing books, will again focus on the best ways to target – and catch – snapper on lures, while kayak fishing guru Laurie Pottinger returns to share his tips on the best way to successfully catch big fish from a kayak.
Popular Hauraki Gulf fishing guru Bruce Duncan also returns, sharing his hard-earned advice on how to best target snapper during the winter months.
The Top Catch Master Class presentations are free to attend and run throughout the show on the New Zealand Fishing News stage in The Rock Fishing Hall.
Those attending the 2023 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show will also have the chance to win a Surtees/yamaha Grand Prize package valued at over $300,000.
All tickets bought on-line automatically go into a separate draw to win a fully kitted out powered Viking Profish Reload kayak package, worth over $8000. All on-line tickets also come with a second, bonus entry into the draw for the Surtees/yamaha Grand Prize, effectively doubling the chances of winning this incredible package.
Thanks to the latest “scan and win” ticket technology being introduced by new show organisers XPO, visitors will also be able to simply register their ticket online or onsite at the numerous ipad registration areas, before scanning their ticket at all eight of the show’s scanning booths.