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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Latest News

Mid Winter Gear Maintenance Tips

22 July 2016

Joe Dennehy comes up with a few good ideas for those days when you need a fishing fix but the weather Gods aren’t playing the game

Create Your Own HD Fishing Charts with Garmin

21 July 2016
Instantly create personalised HD fishing charts with 30cm contours of nearly any body of water for FREE!...

Flambeau live-bait bucket

20 July 2016
Flambeau live-bait bucket will help keep baits healthy when catching and transporting them....

Folding kayak trolley

19 July 2016
NZ Kayaker’s folding kayak trolley has an anodised finish and stainless steel fittings. It can handle weights up t...

Create your own bathymetric charts with Raymarine & Navionics

18 July 2016
Boaties and fishers can now become their own hydrographic office, quickly and easily creating unique detailed bathymetri...

Latest Articles

Reel advice - how to control your line

July 2016

Adam Clancey shares some reel advice on how to control your line.

The Phoenix hornet kayak review

July 2016
A indepth review on Phoenix Hornet Kayak....

How to catch Tarakihi

July 2016
Charter skipper Matt Dobson share his secrets on how to catch tarakihi...

Fishing photography - making the most of your fishing photos

July 2016
Photojournalist Peter Langlands outlines some techniques that help capture better fishing picures....

Fly Fishing - casting techniques

July 2016
The 'Across and Down' technique involves simply casting across the river and then allowing the fly to swing through like...

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