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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, kahawai, 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. For tips and instruction on how to use slow-pitch jigs click here. Micro-jigging for snapper and other species is the latest and greatest way to fish and for all the info on how to get into micro-jigging read our article here.

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Saltist Bluewater rods

04 July 2015

Outstanding blank strength, ruggedness and performance

Lowrance Wireless Pilot Controller

03 July 2015
Wireless Pilot Controller...

East coast trout fishing ‘fires up’

02 June 2015
With trout starting their spawning runs, anglers can look forward to some great fishing in the North Island East Coast r...

Raymarine VHFs

01 July 2015
Waterproof Ray50 and Ray60 VHFs......

Catch Enticer Micro Jig

30 June 2015
Micro jigs are a great way to stimulate a bite, especially when the fishing is tough. Smaller jigs will often stimulate ...


Latest Articles

Preparing for IGFA angling

July 2015

Advice in preparing to take on the big ones according to the internationally recognized set of rules…

Surfcasting advice

June 2015
Key tips to becoming a successful angler and keeping the freezer stocked with fillets....

Surtees 8.5 Gamefisher

June 2015
Sam checks out the first wide-body off the line....

Surfcasting for big snapper

June 2015
These snapper can be huge; almost all are over 7kg and some over 13kg....

Saltwater Fly Fishing

June 2015
Fish it like a soft-bait For rockhoppers, cold, clear water is a real test of fishing skill. Westerlies have been persistent through spring, and inshore east coast waters have shown little ear...

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