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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, kahawai, 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.

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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. For tips and instruction on how to use slow-pitch jigs click here. Micro-jigging for snapper and other species is the latest and greatest way to fish and for all the info on how to get into micro-jigging read our article here.

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Latest News

Tanacom 1000 and 750

06 September 2015

Many anglers are familiar with Daiwa’s Tanacom Bull 1000 power-assist reel. Daiwa now has new, lower-price versions – the Tanacom 1000 and 750 – which have a retrieval rate of up to 130m per minute. 

Seahorse S30 kontiki

05 September 2015
The Seahorse S30 Electric Kontiki is new to the range. At 8.1kg, it’s half the weight of a conventional kontiki, a...

Green River knives

04 September 2015
Handcrafted in New Zealand for over 87 years, Green River knives are synonymous with quality. There are three blades in ...

TiCA Galant Surf Reel

03 September 2015
The TiCA Galant GBAT10000 is a long-distance surfcasting reel featuring many new innovations. ...

Burnsco Fishing Guru Seminars

02 September 2015
Burnsco are continuing their range of 'Guru' sessions at stores throught the country......


Latest Articles

Saltwater fly-fishing - using berley

September 2015

It took thirty minutes of walking over a tangled mass of basalt rocks to get there. I fished for twenty minutes and then, after a moment’s contemplation....

Trout fishing - using hard bodied lures

September 2015
Keen Australian lure maker, Adam ‘Mad Dog’ Royter offers some compelling information and tips on u...

Fish City FC500 boat review

August 2015
The Fish City FC500 has been fitted out by Terry Williams-King and is simply a fishing machine.... ...

Trolling for albacore

August 2015
Make the most of albacore while they're still around......

Kayak fishing - timing and location tips

August 2015
The best fishing frequently takes place when few other boats are around......

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