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

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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Hauraki Gulf & Coromandel fishing report 290716

29/07/2016  in Saltwater reports

Joe Dennehy looks back into his fishing diary for some ideas on where fish traditionally have been at this time of year.

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Taupo Fishing report for July 29-4

29/07/2016  in Freshwater reports

Fishing has been up and down much like the rivers, with the springfed streams having a great deal more pressure that the other catchment fed streams. 

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Taupo fishing report for 20-25 July

25/07/2016  in Freshwater reports

The fish that have been caught recently have been in good condition, but it's just that it's been harder than we would expect for this time of the year.

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Wellington Fishing Report 140716

15/07/2016  in Saltwater reports

Steve and Felix give us an update on winter fishing in the Wellington area

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