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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.

Here's an update on some of the latest Daiwa gear in action amongst recent Hauraki Gulf workups


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Latest News

Your chance to become a MPI fisheries observer!

28 October 2016

NZ Ministry for Primary Industries - New Zealand MPI has vacancies for observers engaged on an agreement by agreement basis to carry out seagoing observation and data collection duties. Observers are critical to New Zealand's fisheries management regime: they monitor the environmental impact of fishing activity and record accurate and reliable data relating to vessel catch and processing. 

NZ Fishing News November edition

27 October 2016
The November issue of Fishing News is on sale today. Get your FREE copy of the 2016-2017 ITM tournament Calendar with th...

Celebrate with Carlsberg and win

26 October 2016
NZ Fishing News will help readers celebrate Carlsberg's re-launch of six of its vintage labels, each telling a story of ...

Flambeau Zerust

25 October 2016
Flambeau’s exclusive Zerust Dividers, Capsules and Plastabs provide great ways to protect your tackle from rust an...

Daiwa BG 16 series reels

24 October 2016
Daiwa BG 16 series reels features a machined-aluminium body and side plate, which, along with Digigear’s precision...

Latest Articles

MotorGuide Xi5 review

October 2016

I have found the MotorGuide Xi5 easy to use, as well as adding another dimension and many advantages to those times I’m driftfi shing with bait and lures...

Deeper fish finder review

October 2016
The Deeper Fishfinder is essentially a compact combination (about the size of a cricket ball) sonar and transducer desig...

Diving in marine estuaries - fish nurseries

October 2016
Have you ever thought what it would be like to live in the ocean from a fish’s perspective? Can you imagine how pe...

Penn Conflict 8000 review

October 2016
The big Penn Conflict also has metal in its ‘Techno Balanced’ rotor and anodized spool. In practice this equ...

Sinkers - how much weight should you use

October 2016
When it comes time to choosing a sinker, the ‘she’ll be right’ attitude often comes into play. But tak...

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