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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, 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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Canterbury black marketeer bagged

17 October 2017

A Canterbury diesel mechanic and well-known local fisherman is to undergo electronic monitoring for four months after pleading guilty to running a lengthy black-market paua and rock lobster operation.

Shimano Twin Power XD C3000/4000 reels

16 October 2017
The new Shimano Twin Power XD’s cold-forged Hagane gear has received a significant upgrade, resulting in a strengt...

Simms Guide Pliers

15 October 2017
Simms’ superior Guide Pliers feature corrosion-resistant, replaceable 17-4 stainless-steel jaws and powerful 6061-...

Shimano Game Engetsu rods

14 October 2017
Shimano Game Engetsu rods are designed for inshore jigging and have been constructed to handle a wide range of lures, fr...

Berkley Gulp 6-inch Swimming Mullet

14 October 2017
The Swimming Mullet’s ‘fat’ profile and flickering curly tail is now available in a 6-inch (15cm) size...


Latest Articles

Fishing basics part 2

October 2017

We sometimes forget that we all had to learn the basics of fishing initially. This series by Sam Mossman is for budding anglers just starting off along the path, delving into the basics of tackle and rigging.

Catching snapper on stickbaits

October 2017
Big snapper on stick-baits – no wonder keen snapper fisherman Mark Kitteridge was so quick to get on board for a s...

Baked Snapper

October 2017
Baked Snapper with a Turmeric Coconut Sauce, you can't miss this one!...

Catching Piper

October 2017
Piper, also called garfish, can be fantastic as baits, but are difficult to catch at times (and use), so Mark Kitteridge...

No rust Flambeau tackle box

October 2017
There’s little more frustrating than opening up a tackle container to find the lures and hooks affected by co...

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