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Micro-Baiting - Using Small Softbaits!

October 2022

It takes a bit to get veteran angler Mark Kitteridge piscatorially excited these days, but taking a refreshing look at targeting the anchovy workups has seen...
Snapper on Lures - Fishing The Drop

September 2022

Craig Worthington reckons the most important part of catching snapper on artificial lures is learning how to utilise "the drop"...

How To Fish Workups

September 2022

As a Hauraki Gulf charter captain, it’s Nick Jones’ business to know where the workups are. He shares a few of the signs he looks for...

Yellowfin Tuna Techniques - Part III

September 2022

Mark Kitteridge shares his hard-earned knowledge after three decades of chasing the elusive and majestic yellowfin tuna. This issue he looks at jigging techniques - Part...

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Raglan Fishing Report - 22/09/22

Big snapper turn up on west coast With springtime here, the big snapper have turned... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - 22/09/22

Salmon action at Kaikoura Once again, the weather has been settled over the past two... Read More >

Turangi - Taupo Fishing Report - 22/09/22

Tongariro Floods clearing away the snags We have had yet another big flood come through... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - 22/09/22

Deep water species few and far between Regrettably, there’s not a lot happening with the... Read More >

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Enchanter program
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1 hour ago
The Tamure Kid

Good well considered input, SaltyC. I think a lot of the cynicism around 'rogue waves' is because they are often cited in media reports quoting rescued boaties...

Controlling your drift with a Minkota i-Pilot
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Reel Deal

My Minn Kota does 10knots so haven’t needed extra boost. Gezz that would p#ss me off driving away with Minn Kota down!...

Manukau Harbour & West Coast fishing
in Fishing Reports
4 hours ago

We had some high seas adventure yesterday when our trip ended with a tow back from the coast guard from the 45m mark;The day had started...

Penn Spinfisher Rod and Reel
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Penn Spinfisher V9500 on a Penn Spinfisher 12-20kg rod.Bought this because I couldn't justify spending a huge amount on a reel to live bait for kings....

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Latest News

Protection of Bay of Islands marine diversity sought

29 September 2022

Fisheries New Zealand is consulting on proposed changes to commercial fishing sustainability measures for the Cape Brett to Mimiwhangata area on the eastern Northland coastline. ...
NZ's Latest Fishing Reports - 22/09/22

23 September 2022

Check out the latest fishing reports from around NZ including; Hauraki Gulf, Bream Bay, Raglan, Tauranga, Taupo & Canterbury!...
Detention For Illegal Online Crayfish Sales

18 September 2022

An Auckland pair, caught with 222 crayfish from Mahia that they intended to sell on the black market, have been sentenced to five months’ Community Detention...
Lusty & Blundell picks up Exploding Fish Agency

16 September 2022

Lusty and Blundell is to distribute the innovative Exploding Fish rotating rod holder range in New Zealand and throughout the South Pacific....