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You'll find fishing reports, fishing tips, fishing charters and plenty of fishing advice, hints and techniques on everything from snapper fishing to gamefishing on The Fishing Website. 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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Subscribe to NZ Fishing News and win this for Dad!

21 August 2019

Subscribe to New Zealand Fishing News magazine and be in to win this epic setup in time for Father's Day!

Kingfisher 450 Minicat

20 August 2019
For small boat stability and comfort, these are great first boats. Available in tiller, centre console, or forward steer...

Waipa trap monthly report – July 2019

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We're now well into the winter fishing season and although temperatures have finally dropped after a mild start to winte...

Tungsten Pocket Rocket

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3rd Grander of 2019 - Azores

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The 3rd 1000+ pound marlin for the year has been caught in Azores, Portugal....

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Kingfish with chili pineapple chutney

August 2019

  Serves 6 Chilli Pineapple Chutney 1 cup water 1 cup sugar 1 Tbsp apple cider vinegar (alternatively you can use 1 Tbsp lemon juice and 1 Tbsp fresh ginger, finely grated) 1 430g ca...
Snapping amazing images

August 2019
Free-diving is one of the purest and simplest ways to see the underwater world, writes aspiring underwater photographer ...

Fluorocarbon leaders - keeping them invisible

August 2019
One of the major advantages of fluorocarbon leader is its low visibility. Tony Orton, on a recent trip to Canada targeti...

Senator RH770

August 2019
Hearing that Napier’s Senator Boats had built a new RH770 pontoon hull for duty as a charter boat out of Raglan, S...

Kayak - paddles or pedals

August 2019
Long-time kayak fisherman, Rob Fort, has spent the past few years experiencing the latest in kayak propulsion – pe...

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