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Extreme 1770 Enduro Boat Review

April 2023

Nick Jones reviews the Extreme 1770 Enduro tiller steer boat while jigging for trout on Lake Rotoiti...
Rachel Lee - Artist

March 2023

We catch up with Rachel Lee, an artist who specialises in drawing marine life.....

Slow Trolling For Kingfish

March 2023

Finn Henderson shares his tips for slow trolling for kingfish...

Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show: Popular Show Attractions Return

March 2023

The Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show’s most popular attractions are set to be a highlight of this year’s 2023 event to be held May 18-21 at...

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Bream Bay Fishing Report - 23/03/23

Anchovies on the menu – for everyone This is the time of year when the... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf – Snap Fishing Adventures - 23/03/23

Gulf full of bait Autumn has turned out to be better than summer with crisp... Read More >

Tauranga Area Report - 23/03/23

A good tarakihi bite Great to have some very nice weather patterns lately and some... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - Espresso - 23/03/23

Find the anchovies, find the fish!  Tiny, tasty anchovies are on fire! Here, there –... Read More >

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Fish dinners
in The Briny Bar
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like so many good threads,they get lost once the maker stops posting,they need reviving and it appears some members need reviving too....

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Thanks guys - something to weigh up.Thanks Smudge for the composting bin tips.Going to try moving it to a sunnier place and add some cardboard to...

Hi from Perth
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Hi LBD, good to hear from you. Snapper in the Hauraki gulf seem to be having a rough timeand crays are in trouble most places. Plenty...

Gamefishing Updates - Tutukaka
in The Work-Up
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Rather uneventful day out of Leigh yesterday, apart from one single knock down from unseen fish on long rigger. May of been a skippy or kahawai...

Latest News

Northland Recreational Crayfish Bag Limits cut by 50% 

01 April 2023

From April 1, total catch limits (TAC) for Northland's rock lobster fishery (CRA1) will reduce by 21 tonnes, with the daily recreational bag cut in half....
Fish & Game Staff Drift Dive to Check Rivers

30 March 2023

Fish & Game has launched a diving programme to monitor New Zealand's trout populations and assess the health of the nation's waterways....
WIN an $85,000 Prize Boat Package!

26 March 2023

If you plan to wet a line over the next few months, we can think of at least 85,000 reasons to register for the Export NZ...
NZ and Pacific Latest Fishing Reports - 23/03/23

24 March 2023

Brought to you by Mercury, check out the latest from around the country. Find a weather window, get out there and drop a line...