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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 an update on some of the latest Daiwa gear in action amongst recent Hauraki Gulf workups


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Latest News

Daiwa BG 16 series reels

24 October 2016

Daiwa BG 16 series reels features a machined-aluminium body and side plate, which, along with Digigear’s precision gear cutting, allows for seamless gear function and prevents twisting when the reel is under load.

Zyliss Easy Pull Processor

23 October 2016
While not designed specifically as a berley processor, the Zyliss Easy Pull comes in handy when small amounts of berley ...

Neptune tuna-trolling lures

22 October 2016
Designed specifically with the smaller tuna species in mind, Neptune trolling lures are available in cup- and jet-head s...

Raymarine new SST software

21 October 2016
The latest free upgrade to Raymarine’s award-winning LightHouse II software includes a huge bonus for anglers, esp...

Edge Fibreglass Gaff

20 October 2016
Secure your fish with the new Fibreglass Gaff from Edge Fishing. Featuring a strong, robust fibreglass shaft and stainle...

Latest Articles

Diving in marine estuaries - fish nurseries

October 2016

Have you ever thought what it would be like to live in the ocean from a fish’s perspective? Can you imagine how perilous and terrifying it would be growing up in an environment where everything wants to eat you?

Penn Conflict 8000 review

October 2016
The big Penn Conflict also has metal in its ‘Techno Balanced’ rotor and anodized spool. In practice this equ...

Sinkers - how much weight should you use

October 2016
When it comes time to choosing a sinker, the ‘she’ll be right’ attitude often comes into play. But tak...

Flyfishing - new tips and techniques

October 2016
Fly fishing is a rapidly evolving field. While the gear has not changed that much in overall design and purpose, th...

Sun-smart armour

October 2016
A lifetime of fishing in the sun has seen Mark Kitteridge literally scarred for life and on the lookout for effective pr...

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