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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, kahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuka & 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 discussion forums.

Fishing hints, tips and techniques

Check out our 'How to' section and there's plenty of new articles in our 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

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Latest Articles

Spearfishing tips and tricks

April 2015

The guys who do lots of spearfishing take plenty of what they do for granted – but for the new guys there is so much to learn, starting right from the basics.

Trolling and harling for trout

April 2015
Editor Grant Dixon shares some basic strategies that have served him well over the years....

Kayak fishing - using jigs and hard-bodied lures

April 2015
Snapper are active predators and can be caught in many circumstances.....

Slow pitch jigging

April 2015
Paul Senior talks about slow-pitch jigging....

Tips for fishing in shallow water

April 2015
Casting ripples at Rangaunu Harbour. ...


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