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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.

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Check out our 'How to' section - Ask a question or share your fishing reports with others in our fishing discussion forum. And there's plenty of new articles in our Advice and Information section. Softbaiting? Here's a complete list and links to all our softbaiting articles. Click here!

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Successful stray-lining from the shore

November 2013

Stray-lining is perhaps the least talked about method of land-based fishing, yet it’s one of the most productive.

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