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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.

Mercury Marine

All New 15 & 20hp EFI FourStrokes from Mercury Marine offers an exceptional lightweight design for portability, easy installation and class leading performance.

The Fishing Podcast (10 August 2018)

Thinking of heading out this weekend? We'll tell you where all the fish are! Special guests give us the oil from Nelson, Wellington, Auckland, and the Coromandel

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Latest News

Lusty and Blundell appoints new National Sales Manager

19 August 2018

Lusty and Blundell Ltd, New Zealand’s leading supplier of marine and recreational products and systems, has appointed Bob Fassio as its new national sales manager.


18 August 2018
Entertainment Leader Launches Industry’s First Wi-Fi Audio Streaming for Apple Devices Empowering Customers to Sea...

Daiwa Saltist SD

17 August 2018
Constructed with a die-cast aluminium body and anodised in matte black for maximum corrosion resistance....

Yamaha Announces 2019 WaveRunner Range

16 August 2018
Yamaha Motor New Zealand has announced the release of their 2019 WaveRunner line-up, which sees exciting new model addit...

Navico and C-Map announce merger

16 August 2018
Navico - the world’s largest manufacturer of marine electronics and C-MAP – a leading supplier of digital na...

Latest Articles

How to protect your sticks

August 2018

In the second concluding feature on this topic, Sam Mossman relates how the wrong components, poor construction and bad habits can contribute to rod breakage, and how to protect your sticks in transport.

Hollow braid how-to

August 2018
Damaging or losing a section of expensive braid is a very frustrating part of fishing, particularly when fishing deep wa...

Extreme Game King 795 boat review

August 2018
One of the great things about Extreme Boats is the company’s willingness to customise each hull to an individual c...

White trout fishing

August 2018
The layers of clothing might be increasing, but writer Greg Morton says there are some definite upsides to winter fishin...

Three Kings Adventure

August 2018
Mark Kitteridge is lured on a Three Kings Islands trip by the promise of potentially wonderful fishing, but finds himsel...

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