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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.

Below is a short video on how to install a cable steering system on your boat from Burnsco.


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Orvis Encounter fly combo

12 December 2017

Built for the hardcore angler, yet priced with frugality in mind, the Encounter rod series combines state-of-the-art rod design with a large-arbour Encounter reel, weight-forward floating line, backing and leader. 

Black Magic Tackle Squidly Rigs - new size

11 December 2017
Black Magic’s range of Squidly rigs has proven very effective on large blue cod, trumpeter, snapper, hapuku and ma...

Penn Conflict II spin reel

10 December 2017
Four models of the Conflict II are offered, covering a wide range of applications....

Berkley PowerBait Dropshot Minnow

09 December 2017
The new Berkley Powerbait Dropshot Shad’s translucency, married with the inner mylar foil, give it the appearance ...

Jabsco Deluxe Flush toilets

08 December 2017
Jabsco’s new Deluxe Flush range of electric toilets features 14” and 17” models that are stylish, comf...

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Ford Ranger Extreme R review

December 2017

NZ Fishing Media Ltd’s Ford Ranger XLTs have not only had a factory upgrade; in conjunction with Whangarei-based Pacific Motor Group, Auckland company Retro Vehicle Enhancements (RVE) has worked its magic to produce the ExtremeR model. This sees us in possession of two new Rangers that not only look the business, they do the business.

Metal vs plastic lures part 2

December 2017
It’s a very good and intriguing question: “Which is more effective – metal jigs or soft-plastics?&rdqu...

Catching big snapper on baits

December 2017
There is no doubt about it – big baits attract big fish....

Stabicraft 2500 Ultracab XL review

December 2017
Wake up with paradise right outside the cabin door. Sam Mossman checks out a new Stabicraft with more than a bit of moto...

Game Fishing top tips

December 2017
Fancy having a go at game fishing? Adam Clancey has a few valuable suggestions and tips to get you underway. ...

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