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TV's Milan & Nathan at the show!
Milan Radonich and Nathan O’Hearn, stars of the popular TV show, PlaceMakers' Big Angry Fish, will be at this year’s show, offering advice, answering questions and talking about their experiences.
Milan and Nathan will give regular presentations on the Club Marine Discover Boating Centre stage throughout the show. Topics will include Big Bait Big Fish, Shallow Water Fishing and how they came to create their high energy TV show.
When not on stage, the pair will be based on their stand in the Hauraki Fishing Hall, answering questions, giving rigging tips and offering practical advice to those keen on improving their fishing.
Go fishing with Milan & Nathan!
Visit Milan and Nathan at the PlaceMakers Big Angry Fish stand in the Hauraki Fishing Hall and go in the draw to win a day out fishing with them! This is a very special, money-can’t buy prize for one lucky show visitor and a partner or mate. Obviously, there are some terms and conditions. Check them out here.
The guys are also giving away two Raymarine Dragonfly Sonar/GPS units. These are ideal for owners of small boats, RIBs and kayaks and feature a ClearPulse CHIRP sonar, complete with DownVision™ technology and a fully-featured GPS colour chartplotter.
At the Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, you will find everything you need to improve your fishing: all the latest gear, great bargains and loads of free advice.
The show's Hauraki Fishing Hall is New Zealand's Biggest Fishing Supermarket! 2,000 square metres of bargains! $2 million worth of great deals and super show-only specials!
Free Expert Advice
Catch up on all the latest trends and techniques in the free Top Catch Ask the Experts seminars.
Hear from top fishing gurus such as Mal Dawson, Paul Senior, Brett Rathe, Joe Dennehy, Justin Corric and Milan & Nathan from Placemakers' Big Angry Fish.ic. Find out how fish hunt, how to use jitterbugs and how to make the most of the tide and moon. Learn new techniques for baits, slow jigs, softbaits and much more
These free seminars run right throughout the show, starting at 11am each day. Full details are posted alongside the Top Catch stand, on the large sandwich boards around the show and on www.boatshow.co.nz.
Exclusive Show-Only Fishing Specials
Top Catch will again be offering a truly incredible show-only special:
Penn’s just released Fathom 12 star drag reel, matched with a special custom Penn rod, will be on sale, only at the show, for just $299.99. Normally $550, that's a saving of $250!
This combination is ideal for both light action jigging, conventional bottom fishing and casting and is expected to sell out at the show.
More fishing specials here.
The Fisherchicks are back!
Catch up with the Fisherchicks on their trademark “sea of pink” stand. These keen female anglers love to fish and love to encourage other women to go fishing, too.
Get great fishing tips, join one of their informative small group talks or go in the draw to win a trip chasing kingfish with top Fisherchick Kelly (Whible Whip) Whibley.