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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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Edge XL Fishing Pliers

11 December 2016

The new Edge XL Fishing Pliers feature a tungsten-carbide line cutter, perfect for cutting all types of mono and braid.

Fishing Lovers Save the Environment with deStinkd-tion

10 December 2016
deStinkd goes overboard in their launching of an Eco-friendly Fish Towel in unique packaging....

New Lowrance Widescreen Elite-Ti Displays

09 December 2016
Lowrance, a world-leading brand in fishing electronics since 1957, announced today the addition of a pair of widescreen ...

Yamaha coach boats for Yachting New Zealand

08 December 2016
Yachting New Zealand has selected after an in depth design process the Lancer RK5000 “Ultimate Support Boat”...

Compact Vetus retractable thruster

07 December 2016
Vetus new retractable thruster provides more power with less noise, is compact, lightweight and non-corrosive and is pac...

Latest Articles

Fish City 560 Centre Console review

December 2016

Centre-console boats, especially in the smaller 4-6m sizes, have become a popular option for many anglers, especially those serious about fishing. Editor Grant Dixon checks out the latest offering from Fish City Boats – the FC560 CC.

Billfish tagging data and reports

December 2016
The NZ Gamefish Tagging Programme (NZGTP) is a longstanding cooperative project between New Zealand Sport Fishing Counci...

Kayak fishing - tackle options and tips

December 2016
Surely few kayakers would be as well prepared as Stephen Tapp? However, he also dislikes having to drag too much unneces...

Sense of smell - fish facts

November 2016
Fishes are equipped with a range of senses. Vision is an obvious one. Research has shown that different fish species see...

Spearfishing kingfish

November 2016
Darren Shields believes kingfish are one of the easier fish to hunt due to their inquisitive nature. Here are ten tips t...

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