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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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Daiwa clothing

21 October 2017

Dress for comfort and style with Daiwa’s new range of clothing

Black Magic Super Lumo Snapper Snatcher

20 October 2017
Black Magic’s Snapper Snatcher flasher-rig range has been improved by the exciting new Super Lumo colour. ...

Makaira 10000 spin reel

19 October 2017
Following along from the Makaira 20000 and 30000-sized spin reels is little brother, the 10000....

All new CZone 2.0

18 October 2017
BEP Marine, manufacturers of BEP and CZone product for Power Products LLC, the leading provider of system-wide integrate...

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A Canterbury diesel mechanic and well-known local fisherman is to undergo electronic monitoring for four months after pl...

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Image Pontoon 7.08m Open

October 2017

Sam Mossman trials a pontoon design from Southland manufacturer Image Boats, and finds they build ’em tough down there. 

Holden Colorado Z71 review

October 2017
Holden did something rash earlier in the year, asking keen surfcaster Bruce Basher to put the Colorado Z71 model through...

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 ...

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!...

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