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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.

Here's an update on some of the latest Daiwa gear in action amongst recent Hauraki Gulf workups


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Latest News

Raymarine new SST software

21 October 2016

The latest free upgrade to Raymarine’s award-winning LightHouse II software includes a huge bonus for anglers, especially game fishers. 

Edge Fibreglass Gaff

20 October 2016
Secure your fish with the new Fibreglass Gaff from Edge Fishing. Featuring a strong, robust fibreglass shaft and stainle...

Suzuki Marine unveils latest big block engines

19 October 2016
The Haines Group, distributors of Suzuki Marine outboards, has announced the release of its new high performance, 4-cyli...

New solar panels from Lusty and Blundell

18 October 2016
Lusty and Blundell’s new range of flexible solar panels from Sunware Solar are significantly lighter, more co...

Black Magic Leader on special this month

16 October 2016
Everybody loves Black Magic Leader!  It’s a kiwi favourite.  No matter what you’re fishing for, we...

Latest Articles

Sinkers - how much weight should you use

October 2016

When it comes time to choosing a sinker, the ‘she’ll be right’ attitude often comes into play. But taking a minute to really think about what type and weight, where, when and why, can have a profound effect on our eventual fishing success. 

Flyfishing - new tips and techniques

October 2016
Fly fishing is a rapidly evolving field. While the gear has not changed that much in overall design and purpose, th...

Sun-smart armour

October 2016
A lifetime of fishing in the sun has seen Mark Kitteridge literally scarred for life and on the lookout for effective pr...

Mahimahi with Chorizo Couscous

October 2016
Need some ideas for tonight's dinner? Check out this recipe for Mahimahi with Chorizo Couscous....

Towing and trailer regulations

October 2016
A reader recently brought what appeared to be rather confusing regulations concerning the use of safety chains with breakaway brake systems to the magazine’s attention. John Eichelsheim navigate...

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