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

Yamaha NZ completes VMAX SHO range

02 May 2016

Yamaha Motor New Zealand announces the completion of its four stroke VMAX SHO engine range with the New Zealand launch of three new models.

Latest fishing reports and News

01 May 2016
Here's the latest fishing reports and news plus several great articles from the team at NZ Fishing News magazine......

Seaflo Livewell Pump

30 April 2016
Now includes an 800gph pump designed to feed live-bait tanks....

West Coast fishing well!

29 April 2016
Broadbill from 100m on West Coast...

Fin Nor Biscayne Bait Teaser reels

28 April 2016
Main drag can output over 10kg, while the bait-teaser option runs from 0.25-2.5kg....

Latest Articles

How to catch Kahawai

April 2016

Kahawai is a sportfish on all counts. Their top weight, which is probably about 14kg, means kahawai can only ever be a small gamefish

Surfcasting - casting tips and techniques

April 2016
Want to catch more fish? A few simple casting tips can add vital metres to your cast and put baits into more productive ...

Catching Moki in Autumn months

April 2016
Since moki are largely absent from northern parts of the North Island, a large percentage of keen anglers have no access...

Soft Baits - a deadly colour combo

April 2016
Soft-baiting would be so much simpler if just one soft-plastic lure colour covered most situations – and Mark Kitt...

Kayak fishing - other fishing techniques

April 2016
Tim Holden experiments with some lesser known fishing techniques – and finds fresh enthusiasm in the process. &n...

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