See how Matt Watson sets up his sounder to target Swordfish
Left hanging - This is how episode 13 ended....
In the tiny hours of the morning, 80 miles off the coast of New Zealand's rugged West Coast, Matt Watson hauls in a whopping 207 kg Swordfish, the first ever to be caught by a recreational angler in the South Island. We check out what the deep sea behemoth had in it's stomach...
An effective way to fish with your electric reel, get it jigging. Matt shows you the simple steps to setup and utlise this awesome feature.
Getting the most out of your Furuno TZ Touch. Matt shows you the difference between Hi and Lo frequency when fishing deeper pins looking for fish.
Holy *#@% that's a big fish! While Matt is out helping his mate Jeff catch his first sword fish, A mako shark decides that Matt's boat is competing for its dinner.
Matt and the team are fishing for sharks as part of a research program to find out more about the sharks in New Zealand's inshore waters. The first destination is a popular swimming beach in the height of summer and they encounter some very big sharks.
Sharks, marlin, tuna, swordfish and loads more of the hottest fishing action anywhere... Basically, if it's a big bad-ass fish, it's on Ultimate Fishing. Check it out!
It's DIY, its Kiwi as! Extreme Fisherman Matt Watson takes on a huge tuna, with only a hand line and an electric fence reel! The local fisherman on the boat think it can't be done. Watch this clip to find out if one of these monster fish can be brought to the boat by hand!
Some of the most epic footage from our trip to Nova Scotia, Canada. If you're keen to see fish up to, and over, 1000 pounds smashing baits off the surface, closer than ever before, you've come to the right place...
Lock yourself in for some jawdropping Bluefin Tuna action, as Matt hops overboard to get up close and personal with a pack of true giants. We had so much feedback from viewers about the underwater shots in this amazing scene that we just had to post it for anyone that missed out...
Some of the recent worldwide media interest in our man Matt!
Matt Watson and his team put a lot of work into capturing their amazing underwater footage. Here's a glimpse at some of Matt's most recent spearfishing adventures.
Matt heads out into the Bay of Islands to reenact the glory days of Zane Grey and Captain Mitchell. Doing it old school, right down to his britches, Matt's uses a period rod and reel, fender teasers and the boat that started it all... the Alma G.
Like fishing for marlin? Like surfing? Then how about doing both at the same time??!!
Matt Watson was told it couldn't be done - so he had to give it a go..... You won't believe this crazy action!!
Madman Matt Watson takes on a big, angry Bronze Whaler shark from a surfboard!
After battling a huge swordfish to the surface on his trusty handline out off the coast of Northland, New Zealand, Matt Watson finds himself in a race with a gigantic mako shark to secure his prize catch and get it aboard his little boat in one piece! http://bit.ly/1bfydnZ
Filmed way back in the early days of the show, this clip still gets the heart racing whenever we see it. A 250lb striped marlin is torn to bits by an Architeuthis, better known as the legendary Giant Squid. Makes you think twice about going for a swim at night!
Matt Watson tries the latest form of stunt fishing - inspired by one of the greatest fish catching sea birds, the gannet... we're not sure it's going to catch on though!