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Tips for Summer Fishing

December 2022

Sunshine, long days and warming waters mark New Zealand’s summer season. Boaties flock to the water, many hoping to secure a good feed of fish. However,...
Daiwa Freeswimmer BR Review

December 2022

Spinning reels with dual drag systems have been around since the late 1980s; the secondary drag system allows fish to take the bait and run before...

Young Anglers Nationals Competitions

December 2022

In 2021, a group of keen junior anglers from across the country came together to form the NZSFC ‘Youth Committee'. One of their first projects was...

Skagit Fly Fishing Technique

November 2022

The two most important laws of fly fishing are that you must be able to cast the fly to the fish and then present it in...

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Rotorua Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Making the most of the weather windows The last couple of weeks have seen our... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Don’t forget the harbours With the less-than-ideal sea conditions over the last fortnight, it has... Read More >

Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Southern visitor James Lentjies – captain of the Highlanders – came into Screaming Reels the... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - 01/12/22

Spring snapper still hard on the bite With the recent onslaught of winds out west,... Read More >

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Latest News

Export Fishing Comp: Grand Prize Boat Announcement

03 December 2022

After the success of last season's grand prize, the $80,000 Extreme 545 Centre Console, the team at Export couldn't wait for the 2022-23 Export NZ Fishing Competition....
NZ's Latest Fishing Reports - 01/12/22

02 December 2022

Brought to you by Mercury, check out the latest from around the country. Find a weather window, get out there and drop a line...
Legasea Benefits $60K from Bayleys Fishing Classic

02 December 2022

Bayleys Real Estate hosted its revamped Fishing Classic on October 27-28 after a 14-year hiatus....
Kaikōura Pāua Fishery Remains Closed

01 December 2022

With summer coming up, Fisheries New Zealand is reminding everyone that the Kaikōura pāua fishery remains closed and harvesting pāua is illegal....