July 2024 – Issue 226

A taste of what you can find in this issue:

- Have a look at the giant landed by young Callum – epic adventure off D’Urville Island
- Blair has been tackling kingfish off his kayak
- Learn about the new shooting comp of “speed steel”
- Check up on the Wild Kai competition from the Wairarapa
- And a reminder that you should have downloaded the Mainland Catch App and be using it so that accurate fishing data can be captured.
- Finally, don’t forget that the Boat, Fish and Dive Expo is on at Mystery Creek 31 Aug and Sept 1 – see inside for details including an amazing prize up for grabs

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