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