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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Precision Pak Glacier 48

04 December 2016

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Yamaha Summer Outboard Cash Back Offer

03 December 2016
Yamaha is excited to announce the launch of a new summer retail promotion, offering customers a cashb ack redemptio...

Buy your tickets to the Hutchwilco Boat Show online and be into WIN

02 December 2016
Tickets to New Zealand’s favourite boat show have just gone on sale and there are some great reasons to buy them o...

Exchange your old lifejacket for a new one!

01 December 2016
Upgrade your lifejackets at one of the major boat ramps over the summer and receive a good discount on a quality, m...

Raymarine New Augmented Reality a breakthrough bonus for fishers

30 November 2016
Raymarine’s new version of its popular Wi-Fish mobile app (for use with Dragonfly- PRO and Wi-Fish CHIRP Sonar sys...

Latest Articles

Sense of smell - fish facts

November 2016

Fishes are equipped with a range of senses. Vision is an obvious one. Research has shown that different fish species see different colours better, even into the UV part of the spectrum.

Spearfishing kingfish

November 2016
Darren Shields believes kingfish are one of the easier fish to hunt due to their inquisitive nature. Here are ten tips t...

Surfcasting in Dunedin

November 2016
On a recent trip I was determined to visit some old fishing haunts and make up for some lost time.It turns out the fish ...

Gamefishing - Chugger head piper rig

November 2016
Learn how to make a simple rig out of ballyhoo (or giant piper/ garfish) for to prepare for this summer's gamefishi...

Surfcasting basics - 2016

November 2016
When I tell people I’m into surfcasting, the most frequent question I get is, “Do you actually catch anythin...

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