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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.

See the Kawasaki Ultra LX-F dedicated Fishing Ski!

The Kawasaki Ultra hull is renowned the world over for its excellent stability in both rough and calm conditions. Featuring a deep-V hull design matched to an economical and proven 1498cc engine and long-range 78L fuel tank, the Ultra LX-F offers the greatest ride comfort and range to get to the work-ups and back home. The Ultra LX-F is ready to fish, straight from the showroom

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Latest News

Hella expands light bar range

19 September 2018

Hella’s Sea Hawk-470 light bar will have pride of place on Hella marine’s stand at this year’s AOWBS.

Stay cool with Dometic

18 September 2018
Dometic are introducing the new Cool-Ice iceboxes, a range of coolers that keep ice frozen for up to ten days, and house...

Mercury innovation on display

17 September 2018
Innovation across many facets of marine propulsion has been Mercury Marine’s hallmark this year, releasing a varie...

Stabicraft/Evinrude - the ultimate combo

16 September 2018
Celebrating their 30th anniversary this year, Kev Griffin and his team at Kev & Ian’s Marine will have what th...

Big Yamaha V8 at show

15 September 2018
Yamaha Marine NZ is proud to present for the first time, the new F425 XTO V8 outboard....

Latest Articles

Tips for winter kayak fishing success

September 2018

Kayak-fishing fanatic Rob Fort reckons that, despite the cold weather, those kayak fishers with the right clothing and equipment are perfectly prepared to tackle the challenge of slower fish metabolisms.

Tips for hooking wary trout

September 2018
Writer Herb Spannagl looks at possible reasons why trout fail to respond favorably to your best fishing efforts....

Trout fishing in strong winds - tips and tricks

September 2018
According to Greg Morton, dealing with wind does not involve simply chewing a Gaviscon tablet......

Tuna fishery potential

September 2018
A fantastic winter sport-fishing fishery was recently highlighted when commercial tuna skippers Tony Walker, John Lifton...

Kingfish and prawns with carrot and coconut

September 2018
Bea Bagnall shares a delicous new kingfish recipe....

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