The Fishing Website

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. For tips and instruction on how to use slow-pitch jigs click here. Micro-jigging for snapper and other species is the latest and greatest way to fish and for all the info on how to get into micro-jigging read our article here.

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Latest News

FURUNO® and CZone® Announce World-Leading Integrated Vessel Technology

25 May 2016

The next generation FURUNO NavNet TZtouch2 multi-function displays are now fully integrated with the CZone range of digital switching technology.

Shimano Sedona FE Spin Reels

23 May 2016
Shimano’s Sedona FE Spin Reels have received a complete makeover....

Okuma Solterra SLX

22 May 2016
The latest reels from Okuma are an upgraded Solterra series – the new SLX range....

Hella LED flush-mount floodlights

21 May 2016
The Hella’s Sea Hawk-R LED optical system illuminates a wide spread ideal for cockpits, foredecks or working areas...

Win an Offshore Adventure

19 May 2016
Register (it's FREE) for the DB Export NZ Fishing Competition before the 23rd May at 5pm and you're in to win a magnific...


Latest Articles

Tips for Kayak fishing in winter

May 2016

Tim Holden finds plenty to entice him out kayak fishing over the cooler months. In this, the first of two features, he explains why…

Land Rover's Discovery Sport HSE reviewed

May 2016
The Land Rover Discovery Sport is a smart looking piece of machinery, regardless of the angle you check it out from......

Slow Jigs - adding extra spice

May 2016
This is about the old squid tentacle trick and how, when the fishing is tough,to get those rods bends and some acti...

Surfcasting - secrets for success

May 2016
Keeping an eagle eye on your fishing rod is fundamental to surfcasting success......

Autumn trout fishing in the South Island

May 2016
Autumn is a magical time of year for freshwater fishing throughout the South Island....

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