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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21 January 2017

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Abu Garcia Pro Max

20 January 2017
The Pro Max spinning reel range boasts a lightweight graphite frame and seven-bearing system...

Wettie Towel Ponchos

19 January 2017
A must-have boatie and diver accessory, these toweling ponchos are made from supersoft, extra-warm 100% cotton, with lon...

Composite Developments new rods

18 January 2017
Composite Developments of Auckland has released several new series of rods....

Bream Bay Fishing Report 170117

17 January 2017
While the Hauraki Gulf fishing has tapered off a little, especially out wide, Bream Bay, just a few clicks north continu...

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Surtees 750 GameFisher

January 2017

Sam Mossman checks out the latest offering from what is now an iconic Kiwi boat company. 

Graeme Sinclair and Gone Fishin

January 2017
Grant Dixon interviews a strong advocate for the fishery, a character who is not afraid to swim against the main stream ...

Jigging from a kayak

January 2017
Herb Spannagl uncovers the hidden potential of jigging from a kayak...

Smoked fish dip

January 2017
A tasty smoked fish dip to try at your next dinner party!...

Maori fishing techniques

January 2017
Maori had a huge range of fishing technology and used tactics that rival anything modern recreational fishermen use &nda...

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