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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.

Here's the first video in a series of stray-lining hints and tips with Bruce Duncan and bought to you by Captain Morgan.


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Lowrance Link-6 VHF

26 June 2017

Lowrance has released the new Link-6, a Class D DSC-approved VHF marine radio.

Kilwell RXB85 Baitfeeder

25 June 2017
The new Kilwell RXB85 Baitfeeder reel is perfectly designed for stray-lining for big winter snapper or surfcasting....

Shiman Sahara spin reels

24 June 2017
Shimano’s powerful new Sahara FI spinning reels incorporate X-Ship and Hagane gearing in a G-free body, offering v...

New hydraulic autopilot for trailer boats an award-winning Evolution

23 June 2017
The just released new Evolution EV-150 Hydraulic Autopilot System has been specifically designed and engineered to be ex...

Okuma Helios SX

22 June 2017
New for 2017, the Okuma Helios SX Reel uses Okuma’s lightweight C-40X carbon in its frame, side-plates and Cycloni...

Latest Articles

Slide baiting for kingfish

June 2017

Introducing Kaleb Care from ‘Outdoor Adventures with KZ’. He says he’s simply another fisherman sharing his journey with anyone who’s interested. He’s also very mindful of the fact there are many different ways to go about slide-baiting and that the following is but one way to deploy this particular method...

Bluefin 525 Profish

June 2017
There is a lot to like about the Bluefin 525 Profish, as Editor Grant Dixon found out upon spending some time on the wat...

Kayak fishing - using sails

June 2017
No one would say Stephen Tapp’s lazy, but if you had a way to make reaching far-off destinations easier on the arm...

McLay 651 CrossXover Hard Top

June 2017
Sam Mossman takes a look at the latest of this popular design: the 651 Hardtop...

Surfcasting Preperation is key

June 2017
Anyone who knows Andy Macleod will support the fact he’s the man to tell us how to be at our most effective when f...

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