The Fishing Website

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.

See the Kawasaki Ultra LX-F dedicated Fishing Ski!

The Kawasaki Ultra hull is renowned the world over for its excellent stability in both rough and calm conditions. Featuring a deep-V hull design matched to an economical and proven 1498cc engine and long-range 78L fuel tank, the Ultra LX-F offers the greatest ride comfort and range to get to the work-ups and back home. The Ultra LX-F is ready to fish, straight from the showroom

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Latest News

Suzuki world first

23 September 2018

Be the first in the world to see Suzuki’s very latest outboard engine at the Auckland on Water Boat Show.

PFD servicing with Hutchwilco

22 September 2018
Have you serviced your inflatable lifejacket this year?...

Free Rigging Kit from Honda Marine

21 September 2018
Honda's best value 'Free Rigging Kit' offer is running once again!...

Versatile Stryda catamaran hull

20 September 2018
Stryda Marine’s vision of introducing a vessel to the market that is versatile and capable was always engrained in...

Hella expands light bar range

19 September 2018
Hella’s Sea Hawk-470 light bar will have pride of place on Hella marine’s stand at this year’s AOWBS....


Latest Articles

Land Rover Discovery review

September 2018

When Managing Editor Grant Dixon travelled to Wellington’s remote Boom Rock to put the all-new Land Rover Discovery through its paces in July 2017, he found only three ‘small features’ were missing…

Tips for winter kayak fishing success

September 2018
Kayak-fishing fanatic Rob Fort reckons that, despite the cold weather, those kayak fishers with the right clothing and e...

Tips for hooking wary trout

September 2018
Writer Herb Spannagl looks at possible reasons why trout fail to respond favorably to your best fishing efforts....

Trout fishing in strong winds - tips and tricks

September 2018
According to Greg Morton, dealing with wind does not involve simply chewing a Gaviscon tablet......

Tuna fishery potential

September 2018
A fantastic winter sport-fishing fishery was recently highlighted when commercial tuna skippers Tony Walker, John Lifton...

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