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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.

The Fishing Podcast

He's one of the most iconic names in NZ fishing television, and he's celebrating 25 years of the longest running NZ fishing show; Graeme Sinclair from Gone Fishin' joins us to talk how the show got this far, and the changes he's seen since 1993. Matt Shearer from Shimano gives us an in-depth look at the new #KAOS rods (epic!), and Adam Royter from Pure Fishing kicks off our five-part softbaiting series - today looking at rods and reels.

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Latest News

J-Braid Hollow

19 October 2018

Perfectly suited to large capacity reels, Daiwa’s new high-visibility 16-strand spliceable hollow-core braid is the perfect option for a wide range of game fishing applications.

Lowrance Elite Ti2

18 October 2018
Lowrance®, a world-leader in fishing electronics since 1957 — announced the next-generation release of its pow...

CAT S60 Smartphone

17 October 2018
New from construction machinery company, CAT, comes the CAT S60 smartphone....

Penn Spinfisher VI reels

16 October 2018
The new PENN Spinfisher VI features IPX5 sealing so you don’t have to worry about saltwater getting into the gearb...

Dragonfly waist bag

15 October 2018
Designed for anglers who want to travel light, the Dragonfly waist bag is a convenient way to carry fly fishing essentia...

Latest Articles

Bluefin tuna adventures in Waihau Bay

October 2018

For the last three years Carl Muir has been ‘itching’ to tick southern bluefin tuna off his bucket list. So, armed with some solid intel and plenty of gamefishing experience, he headed to Waihau Bay during early July’s full-moon period…

50th Anniversary of Waihau Bay Sport Fishing Club

October 2018
Waihau Bay Sport Fishing Club has already been in the headlinesupon finding itself at the centre of a spectacular bluefi...

Roasted Kingfish

October 2018
From Sea to Sizzle columnist Bea Bagnall shares a recipe for roasted kingfish. ...

Fishing off the rocks - getting the kids involved

October 2018
Gene Bryant is a huge proponent of getting kids out of the house and onto the rocks!...

Successful small boat fishing

October 2018
Pete (‘PJ’) Jones reveals more steps to simple and successful small boat fishing......

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