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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.

The Sea Hawk-470 LED Light Bar from Hella marine

The Sea Hawk-470 LED Light Bar from Hella marine has been designed and manufactured specifically for the harsh marine environment. Pro-angler and electronics expert Josh Western has thoroughly tested these Light Bars on his Extreme 645 and gives his verdict. For more information visit


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Latest News

Lowrance software update

28 May 2018

Lowrance has released a new software update for HDS Carbon, HDS Gen3 and Elite-Ti displays that includes sonar enhancements and improvements for C-MAP charting.

Daiwa Crosscast 6000

27 May 2018
The Crosscast 6000 is Daiwa’s ultimate distance-casting reel, built to perform but not break the bank....

Burnsco Berley Pot

27 May 2018
Berley will attract fish and increase your catch rate....

Black Magic Bmax Lures

25 May 2018
Black Magic have updated their range of bibbed BMax lures by adding five new colours...

NZ Fishing News - June edition out now

24 May 2018
It’s that time of year where the hardier anglers are preparing their gear for some of the best angling opportuniti...

Latest Articles

Broadbill Swordfish

May 2018

It’s been a long time coming, but Mark Kitteridge finally gets a very broad monkey off his back.

Winter fishing tips and tricks

May 2018
As the days grow shorter and the temperatures start to fall, Adam Clancey’s thoughts turn to winter fishing prepar...

Kayak fishing

May 2018
Fishing has been in Rob Fort’s blood since his childhood, growing up in Wellington. These days he concentrates on ...

Kingfish butter curry recipe

May 2018
Bea Bagnall shares a recipe for kingfish butter curry ...

Sam Fitness - angler extraordinaire

May 2018
When Sam Fitness fell out of a tree just before New Year’s Day two years ago, doing irreparable damage to his spin...

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