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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.

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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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Frewza F18

May 2017

When keen Wellington angler Ray van Driel upgraded his boat at the start of last summer, he didn’t realise the fishing opportunities it would open up for him… 

Trout fishing in Autumn

May 2017
Find out why Greg Morton can’t wait for the months to start cooling down… ...

Smoked Fish Risotto

May 2017
A tasty smoked fish risotto, perfect for any occasion!...

Kayak fishing in the winter

May 2017
The conditions might be cooler, but keen kayaker Stephen Tapp stays warm by paddling great distances and hauling in lots...

Trout fishing at dusk

May 2017
The potential pitfalls of darkness can greatly deter many anglers from fishing at night, but Herb Spannagl certainly isn...

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