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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.

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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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Trip and Bar Crossing Reports

18 December 2017

With the busy boating season upon us, Coastguard has seen a massive increase in the number of Trip Reports and Bar Crossing Reports already.

JAF Angler Tech Dry-bag Backpack

17 December 2017
When it comes to having a versatile backpack that you can take to the office as well as on your angling adventures, the ...

Perfect Image COB Headlight

16 December 2017
Ideal for on the rocks, round the camp, and general outdoors use, the Perfect Image COB Headlight has a wide beam and ma...

Free freight weekend

15 December 2017
From Friday the 15th December to Monday the 18th get FREE standard freight on online orders over $50 at Burnsc...

Humminbird Solid-State CHIRP Radar

14 December 2017
Humminbird has released a compact solid-state radar module, complete with CHIRP pulse compression technology for outstan...

Latest Articles

Catching Kahawai on lures

December 2017

Although only modest in size, the wonderfully sporting kahawai will eat a wide variety of lures in every colour and size – John Eichelsheim suggests some highly effective strategies.

Tips for trout fishing in small streams

December 2017
Many anglers underestimate the trout-holding potential of small streams – but not Greg Morton. In this month&rsquo...

Ford Ranger Extreme R review

December 2017
NZ Fishing Media Ltd’s Ford Ranger XLTs have not only had a factory upgrade; in conjunction with Whangarei-based P...

Metal vs plastic lures part 2

December 2017
It’s a very good and intriguing question: “Which is more effective – metal jigs or soft-plastics?&rdqu...

Catching big snapper on baits

December 2017
There is no doubt about it – big baits attract big fish....

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