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Hooks for Trout Fishing

February 2023

When Greg Morton goes trout fishing, the main purpose is to catch fish. To achieve this, he needs hook-ups that stick; the phrase, “well hooked” sums...
Fishing the Mokohinau Islands

February 2023

Over the last few years, Eddie Smith and his mates have been slowly building knowledge up of the vast area of seamounts, drop-offs and canyons behind...

Prawn & Sweet Potato Fritters

February 2023

Bea Bagnall shares a recipe for prawn and sweet potato fritters...

Lure Fishing Options

January 2023

If, 30 years ago, Grant Dixon could have fast-forwarded three decades and checked out the contents of his current tackle bag, the response would have been,...

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Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 26/01/23

Hit and miss It’s been tough finding the fish. I’ve had a few days out... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - 26/01/23

Action slowing down The fishing throughout Bream Bay has slowed generally over the past fortnight,... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - 26/01/23

Rivermouth action going off! I’m almost scared to jinx things, but the weather has been... Read More >

West Coast Surfcasting Fishing Report - 26/01/23

Tough fishing to kick off the year Unfortunately, there wasn’t a great start weather-wise to... Read More >

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Latest News

Fish & Game Council Change Opening Day Dates

08 February 2023

The opening of the Eastern Fish and Game’s trout season for 2023 has been changed back to the traditional time of October 1, regardless of what...
Draft Hauraki Gulf Action Plan up for Discussion

06 February 2023

Fisheries New Zealand is inviting people to have their say on a draft Fisheries Plan to help restore and protect the Hauraki Gulf....
Drone Monitoring Project helping Protect Māui Dolphins

04 February 2023

A project aimed at protecting Māui dolphins using drone monitoring technology has been granted beyond-visual-line-of-sight (BVLOS) approval by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), to enable tracking...
Grander Black Weighed in December

02 February 2023

A 464kg black marlin, landed by Ross Tuydor on board Raptor, was caught on December 18, 2022, off Northland’s Cavalli Islands. The beast was landed at...