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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report 061216

06/12/2016 

Swish shares his tips on how to fish pre and post spawning conditions

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Bay of Plenty Fishing Report 251116

25/11/2016 

Kingfish are on the chew, both live baits and jigs working well, with the bite times getting longer. You could expect around 1.5 to 2 hours of a very solid bite where anglers will be racing to get live baits/jigs into the strike zone, within seconds, we have one or all anglers hooked up.

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Wellington Fishing Report 241116

24/11/2016 

Both Boat and Shore based anglers are starting to catch some nice fish with snapper and gurnard in ever increasing numbers...

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report 231116

23/11/2016 

The windy weather in the last two weeks has keep most boats tied up to the dock but purely for the benefit of my fellow man I went out on a mission during a lull to follow up on the fish movements in the Rangitoto area.

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West Coast/Manukau Fishing Report 22.11.2016

22/11/2016 

Fishing is likely to be fairly consistent through spring and early summer so I’ll mention a little about rigs and set ups that I’ve found successful out west over the years rather than repeating the same stuff. 

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report 211116

21/11/2016 

The workups are still happening on a regular basis. We are finding that they have moved a little every day and once you find where all the birds are moving in a general area, then the workups will happen.

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Bream Bay Fishing Report 211116

21/11/2016 

The result for the kayaker and one crew launching off a nearby beach was a bin full of XOS snapper to eight kilos. One boat with two lady anglers on board, and soft-bait novices to boot, cleaned up in an hour – coming home within an hour when they could no longer get the lid shut on the bin.

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Whangarei fishing report 101116

10/11/2016 

The first day out fishing in the new boat was in Bream bay and it sure did fire up for our maiden fishing trip and quite fitting the lady behind Offshore Adventures put the first kingfish on the deck. We had a stunning day fishing under the ganets catching snappers, kingfish, john dory and large kahawai. 

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report 09.11.2016

09/11/2016 

Not only are baits working well but jigs from 60g to 150g are pulling in some nice snapper, even from an anchored boat. Some good kingfish are also turning up, so a stick bait or two and a few jigs should have a place on your boat...

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Hauraki Gulf fishing report 081116

08/11/2016 

The spring workups are still happening and the fish are now moving into spawning mode. We are finding tall peaks of snapper 10m high on the bottom as they do their thing...

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