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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.

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Latest News

Mastervolt electronic relay

22 June 2018

The new Charge Mate Pro 90 is an electronic relay that allows a second battery to receive up to 90A of charge current from a single alternator.

Edge Fluorocarbon

21 June 2018
Edge fluorocarbon is virtually invisible to fish, making it the perfect leader for all types of fishing including soft-b...

Conaghans Whitebait Nets

20 June 2018
With the whitebait season set to open next month, R.A.Conaghan (NZ) Ltd have a range of nets to suit a range of whitebai...

Edge Fishing Shirt

19 June 2018
Protect yourself from the sun’s harmful UV rays with the new, stylish fishing shirt from Edge Fishing New Zealand....

Hooked up issue 15 out now

18 June 2018
Read the latest Hooked up from NZSFC...

Latest Articles

Blackened Kingfish

June 2018

Like many of us, our From Sea to Sizzle columnist Bea Bagnall developed a taste for cooking kaimoana via opportunity and necessity. In this edition, she shares a recipe for blackened kingfish.

Simple Tempura Battered Fish Recipe

June 2018
Keen cook Adam Clancey focuses on a Kiwi favourite…...

Thai Snapper Pie recipe

June 2018
Wildfoods columnist Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for Thai Snapper Pies ...

Connecting hollow-braid to mono

June 2018
Keen sport-fisher Shane Hartstone says there are several ways to make a strong, reliable connection between hollow-braid...

Shimano Reels tested and reviewed

June 2018
When the Hagane Concept was introduced to the Shimano range of reels nearly two years ago, the feature was only availabl...

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