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You'll find fishing reports, fishing tips, fishing charters and plenty of fishing advice, hints and techniques on everything from snapper fishing to gamefishing on The Fishing Website. 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.

This week's Fishing Podcast

It sounds crazy, but Stephen Tapp from Viking Kayaks is convinced that trolling for snapper can yield MASSIVE results. We chat to him all about the lures he's using and how does it. PLUS, Grant Bittle from Catch Fishing talks about the Double Trouble jig and Adam Royter gives us part three of our softbaiting series - jig heads and lures.

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Latest News

Black Magic Maggot lure

16 November 2018

Game season is here and the Black Magic Maggot, which has been off the market for a couple of seasons, is back, by popular demand. There are 10 options with some great new colour combinations, each with its own name.

Glowbite pack winners

15 November 2018
Twelve NZ Fishing News subscribers have each won a pack of four Glowbite lure packs and will be able to field test them ...

DB Export NZ Fishing Comp update

14 November 2018
Three new leaders The DB Export NZ Fishing Competition is in full swing this season and this month sees three new specie...


13 November 2018
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The NZ Fishing Podcast: Trolling for Snapper

12 November 2018
It sounds crazy, but Stephen Tapp from Viking Kayaks is convinced that trolling for snapper can yield MASSIVE results. L...

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