DB Export Fishing Reports

Fishing reports and regular fishing updates from many areas around New Zealand and the Pacific Islands are posted by a number of charter operators, fishing guides  and others on our main reports section.

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Latest Reports

Hauraki Gulf Fishing report 151217

15/12/2017  in Saltwater reports

The worm beds and channels have been consistently fishing well and here's the latest from Bruce Duncan on where to go for the best catches over the next couple of weeks...

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Coromandel Fishing Report 141217

14/12/2017  in Saltwater reports

The recent round of fantastic weather has meant perfect conditions to get out and enjoy what Coromandel has to offer... Rob Fort provides the latest update

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report 291117

29/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

It's great to see a massive change in the way the snapper have moved into the Hauraki Gulf this season with good numbers of snapper just beyond Rangitoto right out on the worm beds

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report 281117

28/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

We were about to move again when we caught a fish so decided to stay another ten minutes. Around 8 minutes later all three rods were loaded up and it didn’t stop from there on. Needless to say we stayed! That is not an unusual scenario out west...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report 271117

27/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

As the fishing has been so hot for so long we knew it couldn't last forever – accordingly we weren't surprised but we were disappointed!

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Hauraki Gulf Report 161117

16/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

Yay for November snapper fishing! Headed out from Tamaki Estuary aboard Craig Stewart's lovely Rayglass Legend 2500, accompanied by Rayglass' Ian Sullivan and fellow NZ Media staff member Scott Taylor. Beautiful day with 7-10 knot nor'easters. Tried Motuora first, but despite promising sign, it w

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Coromandel Fishing Report 161117

16/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

It’s been a real mixed bag on the weather front this week and the same can be said with the fishing. The afternoons have been producing the better bite times...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report 161117

16/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

Wowee! If you like work-ups and snapper hand-over- fist, then get out on the Hauraki Gulf now...

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Hauraki Gulf and Coromandel Fishing Report 101117

09/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

With too many big kingfish and almost certainly too many consumed beverages to count, we returned to the Hauraki Gulf and instantly got stuck back into snapper slow-jigging....

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North Hauraki Gulf 061117

06/11/2017  in Saltwater reports

Good news for everyone who enjoys fishing north of Gulf Harbour: we have been finding snapper sign carpeting the area north of Whangaparaoa Peninsula towards Kawau island for many kilometres. 

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