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 - Diversity 100216

10/02/2016  in Saltwater reports

The inshore fishing is very patchy and the water is very warm (23C) in places around the Gulf which will keep the snapper spawning. My best suggestion would be to aim for some current! Tamaki Straight especially the area ...

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report - Mangawhai Heads to the Mokohinau Islands

07/02/2016  in Saltwater reports

January can be a difficult month to fish and some times the fish size and numbers can be down with the amount of fishing pressure. This year the fishing in January for us was the complete opposite!

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing report - Diversity - 280116

28/01/2016  in Saltwater reports

We have been mostly bait fishing on the anchor recently. The reason being that the vast snapper schools that are furiously spawning at the moment seem to prefer ,,,,,,

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Manukau & West Coast fishing report

20/01/2016  in Saltwater reports

Snapper to 50cm are being caught in the harbour, it's simply a matter of moving around to find them. Look for structure in the channels or simply on the edges of the channels just as they start to rise up onto the banks...

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report - Mangawhai Heads to the Mokohinau Islands

19/01/2016  in Saltwater reports

Well what a start to the year. Kingfish seem to be on the bite where ever we go! The deep pins are fishing well and we have had some good days catching and releasing over 20 fish per day...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing report - Diversity - 140116

14/01/2016  in Saltwater reports

An interesting summer of snapper fishing in progress. There are localised areas holding snapper schools and large barren areas in between. 

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Auckland Fishing Report - Hauraki Gulf - 191215

20/12/2015  in Saltwater reports

Merry Christmas everyone! The water has warmed to that magical 18.5C which triggers the snapper in the Hauraki Gulf to spawn. They have been congregating in large schools during spring and feeding up for this annual occasion....

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Coromandel - Firth of Thames Fishing Report - 211215

18/12/2015  in Saltwater reports

This week fishing continues to be productive in Coromandel and in particular the western side especially where the snapper are plentiful so it's looking good for the Christmas hols folks....

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The Store report Dec

05/12/2015  in Freshwater reports

Well summer is officially upon us and the rain is falling ad the sun has disappeared for a moment.

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Auckland Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report 041215

04/12/2015  in Saltwater reports

Top spots in the gulf at the moment - the latest from Damo who's out there today doing it!

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