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But first cast I caught a nice snapper of 1.5 kilos, and plenty more were to follow over the following four hours - good solid fish averaging a couple of kilos, with 4.5kg being the biggest.(read more)
There are steady numbers of gurnard, blue cod and terakihi for surfcasters off the plentiful rocks all around Wellington Harbour. Handy hint > the better quality bait you use, the better your chances are of catching a fish.(read more)
The Coromandel peninsula has gone through its busiest time of the year and despite lots of boat traffic the fishing has continued to be fairly consistent especially at the prime times of the day.(read more)
While the fish haven’t been big we are getting snapper up to 50cm, gurnard to 47cm, some modest trevally and a lot of ‘rat’ kingfish with the occasional good solid one amongst them.(read more)
Snapper are close in, and in fact right up in the inner harbour. It’s turning out to be similar sort of fishing as we had in 2011 with a few bigger specimen’s coming through and heaps of pannies. Hopefully it will continue for a while!(read more)
Fishing over the Christmas-New Year period out of Bream Bay has been exceptional – especially for those willing to make the effort and fish either ends of the day.(read more)
This week the fishing out of Tauranga has been nuts! The weather has come right, with the sun having some heat in it and the wind being very light, we have enjoyed some flat calm sea to go with the great fishing.(read more)
Hunters Bank is probably the number one spot for most kingfish fisherman as it has a proven history of producing a lot of good fish. Jigging is probably the most common method with 200-300g jigs and high speed reels is the tackle to use.(read more)
Excellent sea conditions but a non-favourable moon phase has seen the fishing in Bream Bay a little tougher this last week. The bite times have been shorter but when the fish have come onto the chew, the results have been quite good. On Sunday we headed out from Waipu Cove to fish the area kno(read more)
Top water kingfish are still there to be targeted in the usual locations, there have been big bust out of kingys chasing mackerel to the surface where there has been a feeding frenzy, as many lures as you can get in the vicinity, is as many kingfish you will hook.(read more)