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Latest News

NZ Fishing News prize - A week in the winterless North

15 April 2021

This coming  Queen’s Birthday weekend, Neil Riddell and three of his friends or family will enjoy the delights of a winter break in the ‘winterless North’ – Paihia to be exact...

Could this be a world record?

14 April 2021
On March 14, 2021, it is possible that one such fish may have given the all tackle record a nudge......

Two men face fishing ban for poaching

13 April 2021
A Lower Hutt man and a Napier man have each received three-year fishing bans for repeatedly taking excess and undersize ...

Okuma Makaira 15T Special Edition reel

12 April 2021
As the name suggests, this reel has some special features which sets it apart......

International fisheries conservation

11 April 2021
Industry leaders fear US climate change plan will put large areas of the ocean off-limits......


Latest Articles

Lake Rerewhakaaitu Boat Ramp Review

April 2021

Lake Rerewhakaaitu Boat Ramp, south of Lake Tarawera, is reviewed. The area is best known for its rainbow trout and the ramp makes accessing the lake extremely easy.

Kingfish Bag Limits: Are They too High?

April 2021
Nick Jones offers some timely thoughts on how we can do more to look after our most prized inshore gamefish: the kingfis...

Rigging Soft-Baits

April 2021
Adam Royter thinks most fishermen focus too much on the classic jighead when it comes to rigging soft-baits. As he expla...

Unlocking the Fishing Food Chain – Part 1

April 2021
Sam Mossman explains how anglers can exploit the food chain to their advantage. In Part 1, he focuses on how best to uti...

Fishing Ultra-Light Line

April 2021
In recent times, Hayden Speed has been turning his attention to the challenges of light tackle angling. He shares some i...

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