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Bream Bay Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Snapper fishing steady rather than spectacular Harder fishing and smaller fish heralding the change of... Read More >

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Northland Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Trophy fish on offer With the temperatures dropping and the days getting shorter, you could... Read More >

16 May 2024
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Tauranga Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Tarakihi and snapper on the chew Things are starting to be a bit quieter with... Read More >

16 May 2024
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Raglan Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Fresh bait key to bigger fish The run of good autumn fishing continues with a... Read More >

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Do Safeswim warnings apply to fishing?
in Landbased & Surfcasting
2 hours ago

Thank you both!...

Alternative to FG?
in Hints,Tips and How To's
3 hours ago
Mc Tool

Looks like someone gave up on the FG half way thru   and finished  it off with a bunch of 1/2 hitches ....

Change from left hand to right hand
in The Briny Bar
3 hours ago
Mc Tool

I think it depends on  individual technique , how you were taught . I use a right hand wind overhead reel,mostly (always ) on a shorter stiff...

Making Guns
in Spearo's Corner
4 hours ago

Very cool! how did you make up the blocks? I have been 3d printing my sheaves and inserting ceramic bearings into them with various effectiveness. If the...

Changing legal ownership of car? Its not REGO
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Fair enough, I was thinking you were a bot and I've hidden my post....

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Fighting Illegal Fishing in the Pacific

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IUU fishing is an ongoing problem for New Zealand and the Pacific, undermining sustainability and economic stability....
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The latest fishing reports from around New Zealand - brought to you by Mercury Marine....
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New Zealand’s only trevally species - White (silver) trevally - has been added as a new entry across several IGFA categories....
20th Anniversary of NZ Fishing News Vava'u Contest

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The NZ Fishing News hosted Vava’u International Fishing Tournament will celebrate its 20th anniversary this October....