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Sn6 Ep6: Offshore Reefs

The boys are on a tour through the Bay of Plenty – and there’s fish life everywhere they go.

Milan and Nathan are fishing the offshore reefs in the Bay of Plenty. Wherever they go, they find that the reefs are packed full of hungry fish and there are bend rods on deck from morning till night. Some fish come to the boat easily, but there are also big and angry ones down there that have no interest in ending up as dinner.



Skute combo
Shimano 4000 Stradic reel, spooled with Varivas PE2 braid, 25lb duel fluoro shock leader. FG Knot joins braid to leader and uni knot joins leader to Skute. Rod: Shimano Energy Concept 7' 2pce lure/spin 4-8k

Micro-jigging combo
Shimano Curado 200 HG, spooled with Avani jigging braid PE 1.5. FG knot joins braid to 25lb duel power carbon shock leader. Uni knot to Shimano Colt Sniper jig. Rod: Shimano Energy Concept 6'8" 2pce inshore jig O/H 90-160gm

Live-baiting combo
Shimano Stella 20000, spooled with PE10 Avani GT braid. FG knot joins braid to 140lb mono shock leader. Improved clinch knot joins 140lb mono leader to BKK 10/0 deep jigging hook. Rod: Shimano OCEA PE10 7'9" S79MH

Nathan’s Skutes
Shimano Colt Sniper jig
Grim Reaper jigs



Launching the 701 Tristram Offshore is made easy with the Enduro trailer. No shortcuts or weak points can be found on these trailers built by perfectionist. Coupled with a Balex automatic boat loader and life is complete.

Simrad makes sure Milan and Nathan are fishing where the fish are and they always have a 100% clear image of what’s underneath.

Epirp distress beacons are best for boats while PLB distress beacons can be used for paddling or other small water craft, but they need to be able to float and operate in water.

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