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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, kahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuka & 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 discussion forums.

Fishing hints, tips and techniques

Check out our 'How to' section and there's plenty of new articles in our 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

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Latest News

Fishing club records back up signs of smaller fish

22 May 2015

AVERAGE fish sizes in New Zealand could be decreasing says a genetics researcher...

Bradley dishes up Smokin' prizes

21 May 2015
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Okuma Trio hybrid tech 65 baitfeeder

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The Trio 65 baitfeeder spin/strayline/surf reel is lighter and stronger.....

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Latest Articles

Flounder and other saltwater species

May 2015

Warehou can be caught by using a mid-water longline.

Aero Kontiki Product Test

May 2015
Putting the 'fly' back into fishing...

Slow pitch jigging techniques

May 2015
Learn the slow-pitch jigging ropes with Mark Kitteridge…...

Gamefishing - using dredges and teasers

May 2015
You can’t beat having your own private school of baitfish......

10 jigging tips - catching kingfish

May 2015
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