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

Bay of Plenty - 240516

24/05/2016  in Saltwater reports

Fishing out of Tauranga has continued to follow the great summer fishing we have had this summer, plus the weather has been kind until recently. 

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Hauraki Gulf - 230516

23/05/2016  in Saltwater reports

With winter making its approach with scatterings of snowfall in the south and dropping day and night time temperatures throughout the country we can expect to see a change in the fishery especially the Hauraki Gulf....

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Wellington Area - 130516

13/05/2016  in Saltwater reports

Don’t pack your boat away for winter just yet as the fishing is still amazing, with excellent snapper, trevally, gurnard and kingfish still being caught on the West Coast...

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Hauraki Gulf - 120516

12/05/2016  in Saltwater reports

  It seems kind of crazy that we are rocking around in shorts and a singlet on the boat most days. Typically this time of year it is a lot cooler, a little wetter and the fish in the deeper parts of the gulf would be residing in the foul. However, due to it being a late season...

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The Far North 120516

12/05/2016  in Saltwater reports

I have seen a fair few “Indian summers” in my time but this one we are experiencing defies all logic and past experience! Even after a lengthy snap of cool southerlies the water quality - colour and temperature has remained stead fast and incredibly resilient...

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Taupo region fishing report 090516

10/05/2016  in Freshwater reports

Fishing in general has been challenging with few fish in the rivers and not a lot of activity with fish making their way into the tributaries yet. There are certainly the odd fish or two moving but not loads...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - 280416

29/04/2016  in Saltwater reports

Light winds (mostly) and calm seas means pretty much endless options in and out of the Gulf...

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Wellington Area - 280416

29/04/2016  in Saltwater reports

The weather the last two weeks has been outstanding with almost all Coasts being fishable. Boat fishing is still exceptional with big berley sessions and strayline baits working well on the larger fish..

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The Far North 240416

29/04/2016  in Saltwater reports

It's been a tough week up North for the charter fleet with some gnarly weather and hard fishing but Rick Pollock still has a few stories to be recounted with plenty of upside...

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Westcoast Fishing Report 280416

28/04/2016  in Saltwater reports

Last Saturday I weighed a broadbill swordfish for three keen local anglers. They caught it on their first drop in 1000m.  There were marlin also caught that day out west and reports of big tuna schools at 100m...

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