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New Zealand Fishing News Christmas Gift Guide

November 2021

There’s no such thing as too much fishing kit, and Christmas is the perfect time to top up the fishing coffers for the angler in your...
Chasing Sea Turkeys - Tips and Tricks for Tarakihi

November 2021

Tarakihi is an iconic Kiwi species, but it can take a bit of finesse to target them successfully these days. Sam Boothroyd shares a few helpful...

The Ins and Outs of Marine insurance

November 2021

After our own lives and houses, the next biggest ticket items us fishermen have insured are our vehicles and our boats...

Creamy Lemon Snapper Fettuccine Recipe

November 2021

Bea Bagnall shares her delicious recipe for Creamy Lemon Snapper Fettuccine...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 28th, 2021

Whangaparaoa Bay area place to be Extended Whangaparaoa bay areas continue to be a good... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - November 18th, 2021

Water temp and fish activity on the rise Things are looking up with the harbour... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - November 18th, 2021

While I have personally been out of action, I am reliably told the only thing... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - November 18th, 2021

Canterbury Report Brown beetle ‘season’ kicking in The last two weeks have shown us that... Read More >

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That looks spot on mate. I'll send you my address.Let me know cost and how you want it,Steve...

Snappa Geoff
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Got to agree with ya Smudge! Steps using Swellmap  planing trips seven days out is nonsense. It changes daily even if its showing all green. Classic...

Out with the "Twelves"
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29.11.2021What stunning weather in Auckland over the weekend!We took a couple of softbait newbies out at gentlemen's hours (10.30am launch from Bucklands Beach) and drifted Sargeants...

Auckland Yakkers
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Dave, yeah sweet weekend in yak on saturday, and went out in boat with wife on Sunday, fishing average. Managed a swim in Woody bay, Rakino...

Manukau Harbour & West Coast fishing
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4 of us in kayaks went out yesterday from Jenkins bay to the outer banks 630ish, the bite was over by 830am then the odd one...

Latest News

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...
Viking Kayak Package Incentive to Get Boat Show Tickets

24 November 2021

Tickets to the 2022 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show go on sale on December 1...
Tightlines Media Seeks Executive Assistant

23 November 2021

Tightlines Media Account Manager Chelsea Pedersen and her family are moving south, leaving a vacancy at its Kerikeri base...