Boaties Yarns

Winter trolling at Waihau Bay

Waihau Bay is a remote, isolated part of Godzone that is famous for its’ big blue marlin grounds over summer and now recently for bluefin tuna in winter. Editor Matt Hewetson recently visited in July for the first time.

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The largest Senator pontoon boat to date

This Mangawhai-based Senator SL1170 is the largest Senator pontoon boat to date and the first recreational vessel in the world to be fitted with Sealegs’ heavy-duty SL100 all-wheel-drive amphibious system.

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Hitting The Aldermen Islands

Fishing In Godzone headed to Whitianga in early 2017 to board Epic Adventure’s big Senator to target kingfish out around the Aldermen Islands and their surrounding pins.

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Fraternal Twins

With game fishing in mind, but also live-baiting for kingfish, at Dan’s request Senator fitted tuna tubes across the transom, neatly plumbed with an easy-to-reach on-off valve.

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