We are a family company based near Nelson, New Zealand. Nelson is a busy port for commercial and recreational fishing. We develop and provide premium fishing tackle with a message, we want to look after our rescources and promote sustainable fishing practices, enhancing New Zealand's image and feeling happy about the footprint we leave behind.
Paul, our managing director is mad about fishing. His background in fishing started as a young child when he was taught by his father the skills of angling. Later on creating his own catch and release, recreational fishery in the UK. Now when he's not in the workshop, he's out on the boat testing new products and catching fish.
HOW AQUA SINKA BEGAN
Paul has always been keen on looking at new ideas. On the beach one day he picked up a handful of damp, heavy, ironsand, forming it in a ball & tossing from hand to hand, eco fishing sinkers suddenly came to mind.
Knowing there was a need for a non-toxic sinker, he spent months in our workshop developing methods of creating a compact, durable sinker with unique features.. During research he discovered it could include micro-pores, thereby creating the SOAKA™ a flavour absorbent, fish attracting berley sinker. A real world first & proven winner,
READ: The feedback from satisfied customers in our testimonies!
We believe fishing is a hobby and a way of life that every child should have the opportunity to experience. Lets make sure our kids get that chance. Our ethos is catch what you need, put back what you don't and keep our waters clean. AQUA SINKA™ would like to raise the general awareness of sustainability through our innovative products, that take care of our planet.
We hope you enjoy your fishing as much as we do.