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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.

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This week's NZ Fishing Podcast: BIG workups in the Hauraki Gulf - find out where! Plus, Bruce Duncan talks through how to catch the very best bait, and NZ Fishing News editor Grant Dixon talks sailfishing up in Guatemala


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Latest News

Mercury SeaPro FourStroke Commercial Warranty now 3-Years

18 July 2018

Commercial operators who select Mercury’s ultra-tough, ultra-reliable SeaPro four-stroke engines are eligible for an extended factory-backed warranty that’s good for 3-years or 1,500-hours, whichever comes first.

Coastguard new app

17 July 2018
The app, which is downloadable from the App Store and Google Play, is a game changer for boaties and Coastguard alike wi...

Boating and Outdoor Winter Catalogue

16 July 2018
Browse the "Welcoming Winter" Boating and Outdoor catalogue here....

New Fi-Glass GM appointed

15 July 2018
Andrew de Lautour was recently appointed to the General Manager’s role at Fi-Glass Boats and is no stranger to the...

Do not eat or collect shellfish from Akaroa Harbour

14 July 2018
The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) today issued a public health warning advising the public not to collect or con...

Latest Articles

Making the most of fishing in Winter

July 2018

As a fishing guide and charter operator, writer Nik Key is puzzled by the lack of anglers wanting to get out and catch fantastic fish in often superb winter conditions.

Winter kayak fishing tactics

July 2018
A change in the air temperature can trigger many kayak anglers’ instinct to give up on outdoor pursuits in favour ...

Southern Bluefin tuna fishing

July 2018
Ben Carey, commercial fisher, professional crewman and passionate recreational angler, is often asked about his extensiv...

Land-based stray-lining tips

July 2018
Stray-lining is Andy Macleod’s favourite landbased fishing method; a few days spent on the rocks recently did noth...

Everyman 720 SF boat review

June 2018
Hamilton boat-building company, Everyman Boats, is well-respected for the build quality and performance of its designs. ...

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