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. 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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Suzuki Marine warns Consumers about Fraudulent Websites

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Suzuki Marine and The Haines Group are urging consumers to deal directly with their local Suzuki Marine dealer when purchasing an outboard motor from their range after a number of scam websites were reported selling unauthorised motors.

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Latest Articles

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, hapuku and yellowfin, all the way through to monster marlin, bluefin tuna, broadbill and sharks.

Tips for Kayak fishing in winter

May 2016
Tim Holden finds plenty to entice him out kayak fishing over the cooler months. In this, the first of two features, he e...

Land Rover's Discovery Sport HSE reviewed

May 2016
The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a smart looking piece of machinery, regardless of the angle you check it out from......

Slow Jigs - adding extra spice

May 2016
This is about the old squid tentacle trick and how, when the fishing is tough,to get those rods bends and some acti...

Surfcasting - secrets for success

May 2016
Keeping an eagle eye on your fishing rod is fundamental to surfcasting success......

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