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The Dilemma of a South Island Fishing Guide

December 2021

2020 was not an easy year for South Island fishing guides. Matt Butler was one guide who lost his client base overnight when COVID hit, but...
Fishing on Holiday – Where to Start

December 2021

This summer, Kiwis are going to be exploring our own backyard like never before. Matt Watson explains the basics of what to look for when you...

A Trophy Snapper

December 2021

With conditions against them, Jane Spicer and mother-in-law Julie headed to the bricks in search of a trophy snapper. Jane shares the story of the day…...

Sea Change Plan Wide of the Mark

December 2021

Mangawhai based charter operator, fishing guide and lodge host Tony Orton is still in shock after looking at the current Sea Change plan intended to revitalise...

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Inner Gulf Fishing Report - December 3rd, 2021

  Anchovy schools arrive early Nothing is more guaranteed than change, and this old fella... Read More >

Rotorua Fishing Report - December 3rd, 2021

Rotoiti continues to be star performer On the local lakes the trout fishing is just... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - December 3rd, 2021

Salmon hot topic of discussion With the whitebait season ending on the 30th of November,... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - December 3rd, 2021

Snapper fishing getting a little harder With good snapper fishing the last few weeks it’s... Read More >

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Snappa Geoff
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Hi Pcj, I don't catch alot of Kingfish as I don't target them. Wife and I are not a big fan of them to eat. They...

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Thanks for reply Grant, understand alot better now how  things tick over. ...

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The real big question is.Why is this Govt playing in to their hands??To keep the maori seats? that was a surprise read. Thought Tama would be...

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The Simrad SG25 is a digital heading sensor, with GPS antenna. All in one.I randomly just saw a bit of info, where someone was recommended to...

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Te Pēwhairangi (Bay of Islands) Marine Mammal Sanctuary

03 December 2021

All boaties in the Bay of Islands must observe new restrictions around marine mammals, or risk a hefty fine, effective this summer (15th December 2021)....
Waiheke Paua, Scallops and Crayfish Off the Menu

30 November 2021

Crayfish, paua and scallops caught in Waiheke Island waters are off the menu for the next two years...
Officers Go Digital In Lockdown

29 November 2021

Fisheries Officers went ‘digital’ with their compliance and surveillance work over the recent COVID L3 and 4 lockdowns...
New Vessel for Great Barrier Coastguard

26 November 2021

Originally used as chase boats during the recent America’s Cup, the boats have been refitted to meet the specific demands of Coastguard service and rebranded for...