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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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Legalis LT spin reels

20 February 2018

Legalis LT is one of the latest generation of reels based on the LT (Light Tough) concept – lighter, stronger and more compact than ever before.

AFTCO Taper-Tip flying gaffs

19 February 2018
The slim, tapered tips of AFTCO’s Taper-Tip Flying Gaffs slice through water faster and with greater accuracy to m...

Clarion Tower Speaker

18 February 2018
Clarion’s new high-performance Tower Speaker is built to withstand the harsh and wet environment of marine usage.&...

Shimano JDM Topwater/ Stickbait Rods

17 February 2018
Shimano’s Ocea Plugger Full Throttle series of top-water rods are engineered to cast further, manipulate stick-bai...

New Mercury V6 fourstrokes pretty cool

16 February 2018
There are some pretty cool features on the latest outboard from the Mercury Marine stable, launched at the Miami Boat ...

Latest Articles

How to catch kahawai

February 2018

You have to love kahawai. To Sam Mossman they are a bit like an occasionally annoying old acquaintance – sometimes you wish they would just bugger off, but if they are gone for long you start to miss them.

Stick-bait fishing off the rocks - Tips and tricks

February 2018
While Kyle Dunkle is relatively new to stickbaiting, unbridled enthusiasm has seen him cram a lot of it into a surprisin...

Landing net techniques

February 2018
It’s an item taken for granted by many and underappreciated by others, but you’ll never find Adam Clancey wi...

Redfuel Battery Pack product review

February 2018
It happens on regular basis at the busier boat ramps around the country. The crew launch their boat, park the tow wagon ...

Hollow braided lines

February 2018
There’s no doubting braid offers anglers some huge advantages, but Shane Hartstone finds hollow braids provide eve...

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