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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.

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Daiwa Saltist Coastal 601 models

22 March 2018

The Saltist Coastal rod series features HVF carbon – a low resin, high-strength and -density carbon that strips blanks of unwanted weight.

Are YOU ready for Duck Hunting Season?

21 March 2018
Are you READY for Duck Hunting Season? Check out the new Hunting & Fishing New Zealand Autumn catalogue online or pi...

New Minn Kota and Humminbird Inflatable PDF

20 March 2018
Humminbird and Minn Kota have released new Inflatable Level 150 PFDs....

Surfmaster mullet and flounder nets

19 March 2018
Surfmaster flounder and mullet nets come in 30- and 40-metre lengths, are slung on 6mm rope, and are ready to fish with ...

Kilwell Powerpole outriggers

18 March 2018
Kilwell Powerpole outriggers are a perfect fit for Kilwell Wishbone Outrigger bases, and can be glued in permanently or ...

Latest Articles

Softhead lures - a review

March 2018

Black Magic Tackle has released a series of new softhead lures just in time for the summer game season.

Fishing the anchovy schools

March 2018
Keen lure fisher John Eichelsheim can’t wait for the waters to start cooling, triggering an exciting scenario that...

A beginners guide to fly fishing

March 2018
Fly-fishing can appear rather daunting to the uninitiated, so Mike Davis breaks it down into some more manageable chunks...

Stabicraft 1550 Fisher Review

March 2018
A great deal of thought and consultation went into the latest Stabicraft, the 1550 Fisher, unveiled last month. Grant Di...

Nu Canoe Frontier kayak review

March 2018
Nu Canoe is an American manufacturer of highspec’ roto-moulded polyethylene kayaks. A couple of fishing-specific m...

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