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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.

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.

It's that time of year when we're thinking about and getting ready for a new season of fun on the water - here's a video of how to install a switch panel on your boat


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Latest News

Plenty to see at Auckland On Water Boat Show 2016

26 September 2016

With over 180 exhibitors, the show encompasses a huge range of yachts, launches, powerboats, dinghies, tenders, jet-skis, paddle boards, kayaks and other watercraft, as well as offering marine services, marina sales, marine engines and electronics, and diverse chandlery and fishing products.

Announcing the launch of the Simrad GO9 XSE with radar capability

25 September 2016
The Simrad® GO9 XSE is the latest addition to the popular GO Series systems. Packed full of features, it has intuiti...

Master Marine Pro

24 September 2016
Master Marine Pro is a multi-brand and multi-system diagnostic tool covering water-based recreation vessels......

Seakeeper System

23 September 2016
The Seakeeper system is designed to achieve 70 to 90% roll reduction on boats up to 140 tons and up to 30m....

Blue Water desalinators

22 September 2016
Blue Water desalinators are a vital tool in maintaining your freedom afloat....

Latest Articles

Jetski fishing - getting started

September 2016

Kirk Davis shares the key to successful fishing on a Personal Water Craft (PWC).

Skyline Charters - Tairua

September 2016
Having just enjoyed a very successful trip with skipper Marcus Mabee aboard the charter boat Skyline, I was interested to see he was all over the fishing websites and forums a few days later. Appar...

Okuma RTX 25 reel and Nanomatrix 6'3 50-100g micro spin rod

September 2016
The team at NZ Fishing News test out the Okuma RTX 25 reel and Nanomatrix 6’3, 50-100g, micro spin rod....

Softbait fishing techniques 2016 Pt III

September 2016
This is the 3rd part to our Softbait fishing technique. Mark Kitteridge explains how these lures are best deployed in de...

Ford Ranger XLT review

September 2016
Henry would be proud of the new Ford Ranger and rightly so!...

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