The Fishing Website

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

Edge Fishing Shirt

19 June 2018

Protect yourself from the sun’s harmful UV rays with the new, stylish fishing shirt from Edge Fishing New Zealand.

Hooked up issue 15 out now

18 June 2018
Read the latest Hooked up from NZSFC...

Attwood's XFS multifunction LED marine light

17 June 2018
Attwood’s XFS multifunction LED light is a durable, water-resistant, multi-purpose unit....

Edge fishing towel

17 June 2018
Keep your hands and rod grips clean and dry while fishing. This Edge fishing towel is 100% cotton and therefore is super...

Advanced new Quantum 2 Radar showcases clever Doppler collision avoidance technology

16 June 2018
Raymarine’s new Quantum 2 CHIRP Radar uses advanced Doppler processing to highlight moving radar contacts - and ad...

Latest Articles

Simple Tempura Battered Fish Recipe

June 2018

Keen cook Adam Clancey focuses on a Kiwi favourite…

Thai Snapper Pie recipe

June 2018
Wildfoods columnist Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for Thai Snapper Pies ...

Connecting hollow-braid to mono

June 2018
Keen sport-fisher Shane Hartstone says there are several ways to make a strong, reliable connection between hollow-braid...

Shimano Reels tested and reviewed

June 2018
When the Hagane Concept was introduced to the Shimano range of reels nearly two years ago, the feature was only availabl...

Detecting the take

June 2018
Sometimes there is no question of when a fish has taken a lure or bait – your rod slams down and the drag starts s...

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