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

Manukau/West Coast Report 160916

16/09/2016  in Saltwater reports

The gurnard are in terrific condition, big and fat!

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Hauraki Gulf & Coromandel fishing report 160916

16/09/2016  in Saltwater reports

Well, the great baitfish/work-up fishing has continued over August and into September. Here are some of the areas we have been fishing...

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Wellington Fishing Report 150916

15/09/2016  in Saltwater reports

With a hint of spring in the air we are starting to hear of the odd snapper and kingfish being caught, and it’s only a few short weeks until their presence make a welcome return in big numbers. Gurnard have shown up in good numbers on the sand out off Titahi Bay and off Pukerua Bay, with these areas producing plenty of these spring time favourites.

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Scallop Season starts today September 1st

01/09/2016  in Saltwater reports

With Scallop season starting today for many areas around New Zealand (check your local area for any changes or closures), Joe Dennehy shares his tips on how to make the most of the season.

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Manukau/West Coast Report

26/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

At this time of the year fishing in the harbour can be challenging but kahawai, gurnard and trevally are all about and in reasonable numbers...

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Wellington Fishing Report 260816

26/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

With a hint of Spring in the air, it is pleasing to see that the Gurnard have started to show up in good numbers on the West Coast, and on the South Coast...

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Bay of Plenty Fishing Report 260816

26/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

Over the last week we have enjoyed some great mid winter weather with light winds, calm seas and sunshine. It's been a great window to get out and into some top fishing action. 

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Western Coromandel Fishing Report 25 August

25/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

"Within minutes a workup formed less than a kilometre away with splashes on the surface and gannets diving from a very shallow angle, which means that the prey fish were very close to the surface."

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report 240816

24/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

Well what a month we have had with huge pilchard workups both close into the land and out wide. The workups closer to the land have been all along the East Coast Bays, hard up against the inner islands...

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Coromandel Fishing Report 24 August

24/08/2016  in Saltwater reports

Spring has sprung well and truly despite water temperatures still sitting around the thirteen degree mark using a combination of techniques has been the key to success with softbaits and metal jigs my pick.

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