The Downrigger Shop

Showing you how to catch that big fish, with how to's, videos and our experience. We have all the fishing gear you need, check out our proven Knife Jigs, Rod and Reel Combos, Downrigger and accessories. Our fishing blog will provide you with marks and how to make the best use of your tackle. 

Mini Kings, Maxi Fun
Mini Kings, Maxi Fun

January 23, 2020 5 Comments

The one reliable and predictable fishery has been kingfish, in metro bays and harbours. They have basically been on tap. But – it’s hard to find keepers.

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Norfolk Island - Getting it Right
Norfolk Island - Getting it Right

January 20, 2020 2 Comments

Norfolk is a beautiful place with very good fishing. But there are a few traps for new players. I get so many inquiries about the place after posting pics and videos! So in this little report I’ll be covering both the good and the bad – without fear, or favour.

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Down Down, Deeper and Down
Down Down, Deeper and Down

January 13, 2020 3 Comments

We ran a live slimy mackerel off the downrigger. Maneuvering the big boat around the moorings in a nasty cross wind wasn’t easy. But James handled it like the champ he is. A few passes and BANG.

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