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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.

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This week's Fishing Podcast

The NZ Sports Fishing Nationals are fast approaching, and president Bob Gutsell is expecting it to be massive! He joins us to talk about how it will all play out. Ray Burge brings us part three of our Summer Safety Series talking all about trip reports and effective communication on the water plus Markus Church from Shimano talks about the Rapala X-Wrap Magnum trolling lures which are unique in that they can be used at high speeds.
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