The Fishing Website

The Fishing Website has fishing reports, fishing tips, fishing charters and plenty of fishing advice, hints and techniques on everything from snapper fishing to gamefishing.

New Zealand has world leading striped marlin and yellowtail kingfish fisheries as well as superb recreational fishing for snapper, kingfishkahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuku & bass, trout & salmon. If you have a fishing question or want to check out what fellow fisho's think on a particular fishing topic, visit our fishing forums.

Fishing hints, tips and techniques

Check out our 'How to' section and there's plenty of new articles in our fishing Advice and Information section. Softbaiting? Here's a list with links to many of our softbaiting articles.


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Berkley Powerbait Gotam Shad

27 July 2017

Introducing the new Berkley Powerbait Gotam Shad.

Orvis Helios 2

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The Helios 2 features all-new tapers offering unrivalled tracking, accuracy and lifting power......

Edge Tackle Backpack

25 July 2017
Keep everything sorted and easily accessible with the new Tackle Backpack from Edge Fishing....

Black Magic Supple Trace

24 July 2017
Black Magic Tackle has added two new line weights to its range of Supple Trace......

Edge Collapsible Berley Pots

23 July 2017
Start a feeding frenzy below your boat with the new Edge Collapsible Berley Pots....

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Making your fishing dollars go further

July 2017

After fifty-five years of fishing, Sam Mossman has settled into an approach that provides maximum benefits from minimum outlay.

Catching kahawai from the shore

July 2017
Love them or hate them, no one can deny how tough kahawai are for their size – and that alone makes them worth tar...

Pickled Trout

July 2017
The pickled trout recipe works well for salmon and trout in a number of smokers....

Quintext 430 Centre Console

July 2017
Formed in 1945, Quintrex is an iconic name in Australian tinnies. Sam Mossman takes the new 430 Top Ender Centre Console...

Land-based Gamefishing

July 2017
There are few keener land-based anglers than writer Andy Macleod, but even he thinks catching marlin off the rocks is a ...

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