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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22 May 2017

Over $7000 raised from Surtees Givealittle fundraiser following cancellation of Annual Fishing Tournament.

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The new quatix 5 is the most sophisticated and connected marine GPS smartwatch on the market. ...

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Amazing Jetski fishing packages at the boat show....

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Smoked Fish Risotto

May 2017

A tasty smoked fish risotto, perfect for any occasion!

Kayak fishing in the winter

May 2017
The conditions might be cooler, but keen kayaker Stephen Tapp stays warm by paddling great distances and hauling in lots...

Trout fishing at dusk

May 2017
The potential pitfalls of darkness can greatly deter many anglers from fishing at night, but Herb Spannagl certainly isn...

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The increasing popularity of inshore sport fishing, especially casting lures, sees boat manufacturers looking to fill th...

Bruce Martin Legendary Gamefisherman

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Bruce Martin, one of the country’s most successful game fishing skippers, has operated his charterboat Predator in...

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