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Staying Warm in Winter

June 2022

Steve Dickinson spoke to a range of cold weather experts – fishermen, search and rescue, alpine guides and ski patrol – and shares their input on...
Voluntary HFO Work Can Lead to a New Career

June 2022

The Ministry for Primary Industries’ national network of Honorary Fishery Officers (HFOs) are among the thousands of volunteers being honoured as part of National Volunteers Week...

Bow Vs. Kingi

June 2022

"It all started 10 years ago. I was taking a casual walk around Pandora Pond when I spotted some big kingfish swimming around below the walkway....

Vanuatu: The Real Fishing Deal

June 2022

“If I were to die and go to fishing heaven, I think I would suddenly find myself in Vanuatu” writes Grant Dixon, who has enjoyed many...

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Rotorua Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

Lake Rotoma fish in good nick Lake Rotoma has begun to fire up over the... Read More >

Turangi-Taupo Report - June 17th, 2022

Tongariro gets the big flush out The winter fishing has kicked off, and so has... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

In close at Te Arai fishing well There is not a great deal to report... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - June 17th, 2022

It’s fair to say that the weather in the past period has been terrible! The... Read More >

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kimber7wsm
Stabi 559 model fuel tank
in The Boat Shed
1 hour ago

Can you measure it? L*W*H using metre units. That will give you m³ and also litres. 1m³ = 1000ltrs...


Macca99
Out with the "Twelves"
in Fishing Reports
1 hour ago

Awesome stuff Ben, appreciate the report and congrats on the new boat.  Some fun times ahead. Macca ...


benq88
King Fish in Southern Island
in Canterbury
9 hours ago

Hi to all my Kiwi anglers. I'm looking to visit the beautiful New Zealand in March 2023. I'm also an avid angler, so I was thinking of...


The Tamure Kid
What are your epic fails?
in The Briny Bar
11 hours ago

Ditto, mate. Heading out of Rangaunu Harbour, from Rangiputa, solo on a late autumn week day with no-one else around. Started first time, as usual. But...


Fishb8
Rotoiti
in Freshwater Fishing reports
16 hours ago

That's some great fishing!...

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IGFA Honours Announced

23 June 2022

Shimano takes lion’s share of records and veteran Tutukaka skipper, John Going, acknowledged with Tommy Gifford Award....
Kaikoura Residents Upset with Paua Take

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Some Kaikoura residents, including commercial fishers and members of the Kaikoura marine watchdog groups Te Korowai o Te Ti o Marokura and Kaikoura Marine Guardians, are...
Feedback Sought on Tarakihi

19 June 2022

Fisheries New Zealand is seeking feedback from tangata whenua, stakeholders, and the public on proposed changes to sustainability measures for East Coast tarakihi stocks to be...
Research Project Reaches 20-pound Milestone

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Angler Scott Miller landed a huge 20-pound (9kg) brown trout in the Tekapo Canal in April 2022, catching the attention of Central South Island Fish &...