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The Fishing Website has fishing reports, fishing tips, fishing charters and plenty of fishing advice, hints and techniques on everything from snapper fishing to gamefishing.

New Zealand has world leading striped marlin and yellowtail kingfish fisheries as well as superb recreational fishing for snapper, kingfishkahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuku & bass, trout & salmon. If you have a fishing question or want to check out what fellow fisho's think on a particular fishing topic, visit our fishing forums.

Fishing hints, tips and techniques

Check out our 'How to' section and there's plenty of new articles in our fishing Advice and Information section. Softbaiting? Here's a list with links to many of our softbaiting articles.

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Haines Hunter exhibiting again - Boat show preview

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Celebrating over 70 years in the boat business, Seacraft Moller Moyes is delighted to once again be exhibiting at New Zealand’s premier boat show extravaganza. 

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Penn Slammer III review

September 2017

The Penn Slammer III range of reels provides serious anglers with a competitive option in the marketplace, and is also well-priced.


Hapuka & Bass fishing techniques

September 2017
Contributor Jed Radaly has spent a lot of time targeting wreckfish, the collective term for the more commonly known bass...

Softbait fishing - longer rods

September 2017
Super-keen soft-baiter Mark Kitteridge loves fishing with longer than usual soft-bait rods, so took the opportunity to r...

Simple kayak fiishing part 2

September 2017
John Eichelsheim dealt with choosing a kayak and the basic components involved, including transportation options. In par...

Mac 470 review

September 2017
Most boaties will be familiar with Galloway International’s Mac Boats by now. Sam Mossman tries out the latest mod...

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