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.

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All new CZone 2.0

18 October 2017

BEP Marine, manufacturers of BEP and CZone product for Power Products LLC, the leading provider of system-wide integrated power solutions, announces an all new CZone experience.

Canterbury black marketeer bagged

17 October 2017
A Canterbury diesel mechanic and well-known local fisherman is to undergo electronic monitoring for four months after pl...

Shimano Twin Power XD C3000/4000 reels

16 October 2017
The new Shimano Twin Power XD’s cold-forged Hagane gear has received a significant upgrade, resulting in a strengt...

Simms Guide Pliers

15 October 2017
Simms’ superior Guide Pliers feature corrosion-resistant, replaceable 17-4 stainless-steel jaws and powerful 6061-...

Shimano Game Engetsu rods

14 October 2017
Shimano Game Engetsu rods are designed for inshore jigging and have been constructed to handle a wide range of lures, fr...

Latest Articles

Holden Colorado Z71 review

October 2017

Holden did something rash earlier in the year, asking keen surfcaster Bruce Basher to put the Colorado Z71 model through its paces in the unforgiving terrain of the Far North. Will this great-looking wagon remain in good shape, and will Bruce give it back afterwards?

Fishing basics part 2

October 2017
We sometimes forget that we all had to learn the basics of fishing initially. This series by Sam Mossman is for budding ...

Catching snapper on stickbaits

October 2017
Big snapper on stick-baits – no wonder keen snapper fisherman Mark Kitteridge was so quick to get on board for a s...

Baked Snapper

October 2017
Baked Snapper with a Turmeric Coconut Sauce, you can't miss this one!...

Catching Piper

October 2017
Piper, also called garfish, can be fantastic as baits, but are difficult to catch at times (and use), so Mark Kitteridge...

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