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.

Here's a great video from Carl Muir Fishing,,,,

 

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Latest News

Win a day’s fishing with Barista Bros

27 June 2016

Win a day fishing with your mates and one of the boys from NZ Fishing News - thanks to Barista Bros.

Hella low-profile Surface Strip

25 June 2016
The new Hella low-profile surface strip lamps from Hella Marine feature an integrated, waterproof switch for easy o...

Penn Knives

24 June 2016
Check out the latest cutting edge knives by Penn Knives....

Daiwa Procaster Spin Rods

23 June 2016
Daiwa Procaster Spin Rods are a well-priced series of spin rods covering a wide range of fishing applications ...

Yamaha Bat Boat in South Island Powerboat Series

22 June 2016
The Yamaha Bat Boat has taken to the water in the inaugural races of the South Island Powerboat Marathon series. ...


Latest Articles

From Plastic Bags to Fishing Lines

June 2016

Superbraid lines keep marching onto areas previously the domain of monofilaments.

Drone Fishing

June 2016
Fishing with drones or high tech long-lining is becoming very popular...

Softbait fishing - on the drift

June 2016
It’s been around 10 years since Mark Kitteridge first left his bait-fishing gear behind to concentrate on soft-bai...

Tangled Web

June 2016
The MPI Preliminary Investigation Report on dumping/discarding has been released and you can view the full report in .pd...

Black Magic Harness System

May 2016
The Black Magic harness system became the go-to harness for all serious Kiwi anglers seeking everything from kingfish, h...

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