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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.

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Latest News

Ghost fluorocarbon leader

24 August 2016

Ghost fluorocarbon Leader is pure Japanese fluorocarbon and ideal for lure fishing for snapper.

Scientific Anglers Frequency Boost fly lines

23 August 2016
The Scientific Anglers Frequency Boost Fly lines are manufactured half a line weight heavier, making them great for load...

Mercury 8 and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards

22 August 2016
Mercury 8 and 9.9hp FourStroke outboards are recognised for their light weight and compact design, as well as their...

Texas Tackle SSplit Ring Pryers

19 August 2016
Texas Tackle, an American company, has released four new styles of stainless-steel split-ring pliers to add to its exten...

Free gift for dad for Fathers Day with NZ Fishing News Subscriptions

14 August 2016
The first 200 Father's Day subscribers will receive a free gift – either a Faden knife or a stainless steel d...


Latest Articles

Micro-jigging combos

August 2016

Micro-jigging is the latest lure-fishing craze to hit New Zealand shores. John Eichelsheim examines a few micro-jigging combos and provides an overview of the options

Snapper Spring Rolls

August 2016
Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for snapper spring rolls, perfect for entertaining!...

Kayak fishing - winter fishing tips

August 2016
In winter it is usually necessary to work harder for a catch. This concluding instalment of Tim Holden’s two-part ...

Surfcasting - terminal tackle rigs


How to bling up your terminal tackle rigs for Surfcasting...

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Subscription winner Leon Webb and his buddy Chris Davis hold up the gleaming results of a double hook-up out from Kawau ...

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