Episode 1 

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 10/12/16 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 11/12/16 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 11/12/16 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 12/12/16 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4

All Blacks’ Fishing challenge. North v South

Fresh from winning the Rugby World Cup the tight-knit All Blacks team are split into North Island and South Island teams to compete in a fishing challenge.

The South Island team led by Richie McCaw hook into the fish early and build a big lead over the Northerners captained by Sam Cane. But the North Island team rallies, with a stand out performance from Aaron Smith who hooks kingfish after kingfish to make for a tight finish after two days of furious fishing. The competitiveness is undeniable, but the guys let their hair down and have a good time, so you’ll see loads of laughs and our AB’s in a way you’ve never seen before.  

Episode 2 

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 17/12/16 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 18/12/16 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 18/12/16 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 19/12/16 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Wild West Africa

This is undeniably the most exotic location Matt and the team have ventured to yet. After 67 grueling hours of travel, they arrive in the tiny Island nation of Principe, 150 miles off the west coast of Africa where they camp on a jungle clad beach beneath the towering prehistoric volcano. This incredible setting is base for a week as they explore these waters in search of all manner of fish from the Amberjack and Giant Snapper on the reefs, to the tuna and blue marlin beyond the drop-off.

 Episode 3 

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 24/12/16 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 25/12/16 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 25/12/16 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 26/12/16 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4

Three Kings Trailer Boat Mission Pt 1

Matt Launches his custom designed Stabi-craft off a beach in the Far north embark on his greatest trailer boat adventure – a trip to the Three Kings Islands. The conditions get wild as Matt and his hardy team cross the stretch of water where the Tasman ocean and Pacific ocean collide to reach the rugged and wild Three kings Islands, the only thing more wild the sea and the steep rocky islands is the fishing. Yellowfin tuna, Marlin, Mako sharks and big kingfish are just a few of the fish encountered on this epic trailer boat adventure.

Episode 4 

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 31/12/16 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 1/01/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 1/01/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 2/01/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Three Kings Trailer Boat Mission Pt 2

 The great trailer boat adventure continues as Matt and his hardy team get the new Stabi-craft into a incredible spot where the extreme current and swell pound the rocks. The sea teams with life, huge trevally get smashed by truly giant sized kingfish and the intrepid team are broken and exhaused doing battle with these beasts, and then jump in the water to take a closer look at the fish that have been destrotign their tackle and they  encounter kingfish up to 50kg.

Episode 5 

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 7/01/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 8/01/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 8/01/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 9/01/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Tahiti Kayak

The outer reaches of the Tahitian Islands have numerous attols and reefs that enclose huge lagoons. Mat tand the team venture to the island of Fakarava that has a lagoon that is 30 nautical miles long and 10 miles wide and full of variety of hard fighting tropical fish. To make it more excitign and intedpid the team fishes from Kayaks, both inside the reef, and out into the Pacific ocean. 

Episode 6

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 14/01/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 15/01/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 15/01/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 16/01/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4

Landbased fishing – behind the scenes

A documentary film-crew from the U.S come to NZ to do a story on Matt “the extreme fisherman!!!” Matt is pulling his hair out with a 12-person film crew getting in his way, and he has to get enough seafood to feed them all. So it becomes a full-on landbased fishing, cray diving, spearfishing mission. Where we get to see how to gather a great feed based from shore, and a rare behind the scenes look at The ITM Fishing Show.

Episode 7

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 21/01/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 22/01/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 22/01/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 23/01/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Average Joes

Matt selects two random ITM Fishing Show Fans from Facebook and sets out to catch both of them their dream fish in a single day. Mike – an Architecture student wants to catch a Bluenore, and Craig a farmer want a Marlin and a Yellowfin tuna. Matt goes all out and makes their fishign dreams come true. Then he has a not-so-Average-Joe, Joseph Parker aboard who wants to catch a big kingfish, but plans get side-tracked when a Black marlin shows up.

Episode 8

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 28/01/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 29/01/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 29/01/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 30/01/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


South Island Hunt n Fish

The South Island is a hunting and fishing paradise So Matt heads down to meet up with some passionate outdoorsman, including All Black Sam Whitelock. Day and night the team are on the hunt for wild food including Deer, Pigs, Trout, Crayfish, Groper and many other tasty salt water fish.   

Episode 9

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 4/02/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 5/02/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 5/02/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 6/02/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4

River to Sea

Every drop turns up trumps with a hook up of a hapuku, groper or Bluenose and you’ll be amazed at how easy it is to get a feed of craysfish, you don’t even have to get wet. And Matt hooks up with some locals to experince what is billed as the best fishing in the South Island, for trout and salmon that are regularly caught over 20lb. And Matt gets one of the greatest catches of his carer that stuns the local anglers.

Episode 10

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 11/02/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 12/02/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 12/02/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 13/02/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Cape Verde – The Blue Marlin Adventure

Cape Verde is a small cluster of volcanic slands in the Atlantic Ocean and a place that Matt has dreamed of fishing for years. The reason, it is hands down the best blue marlin fishery in the world and it’s many islands reefs and banks are still yet to be explored. So the expedition gets underway and the team encounter a place like nothing they’ve seen anywhere in the world.

Episode 11

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 18/02/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 19/02/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 19/02/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 20/02/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Cape Verde – The Art of SportFishing

Matt and the team are on board a state-of-the-art sportfishing boat in Cape Verde and there are plenty of Blue marlin, wahoo and tuna around. With so much opportunity Matt and the crew use a variety of methods to find and catch the fish, and the film crew also use new meothod to get some of the hottest fishing action seen anywhere.

Episode 12

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 25/02/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 26/02/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 26/02/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 27/02/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4

What lurks in the Deep?

Matt ventures out off the coast of New Zealand in his Stabi-craft to explore the deep canyons, reefs and seamounts. Swordfish, Bluenose, Gemfish and Bass all reside in these places. So Matt loads on a range of new tackle and lures to explore these mega deep spots, and has instant success.   

Episode 13

Itm Fishing Show Saturday 4/03/17 17:00:00 SKY Sport 4
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 5/03/17 06:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Sunday 5/03/17 19:00:00 SKY Sport 2
Itm Fishing Show Monday 6/03/17 11:00:00 SKY Sport 4


Fishing is for Everyone.

Matt teams up with Bay of Plenty legend Bryce Dineen to test out the latest technology in tackle and show that fishing is accessible to everyone, from snapper in the shallows to out in the depths the new gear has opened up a whole new world of possibilities for thousands of kiwi’s.  

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