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Measure-based Fishing Competitions

August 2022

Alistair Arkell typically shies away from fishing competitions, but with many organisers now moving towards a more sustainable ‘measure only’ format, he decided to make an...
Samoa – Your Winter Game Fishing Getaway

August 2022

"If I were writing my memoirs about my fishing travels, the chapter on Samoa would probably be the biggest," says Grant Dixon....

Roy McIntyre: Lifelong Fisherman

July 2022

“I’ve never done anything else, and I started fishing with my dad when I was three and a half,” Roy told me over the phone. “Just...

Hapuku with a Summer Salad by Bea Bagnall

July 2022

Bea Bagnall creates a refreshing Hapuku with Summer Salad dish...

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Bay of Islands Fishing Report - August 11th, 2022

Straylining with live baits producing big snapper The snapper fishing has remained very good throughout... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - August 11th, 2022

Good snapper off Motiti At last, a day or two with good sea conditions and... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - August 11th, 2022

Good snapper at the 60-metre mark There is currently excellent winter snapper fishing in the... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - August 11th, 2022

Unweighted baits producing the bigger snapper With the cold, wet and windy weather we have... Read More >

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Carpenter Bluefish and Carpenter Gamma as per pics.  Purchased off here a few years ago and I have never used.  Excellent condition 9.5/10.  Thought I would...

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despite backing ireland and south africa in last 3 games (and making decent $$) i will back AB 25 SA 24...

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NZ's Latest Fishing Reports - August 11th

12 August 2022

With a good weather window coming up this weekend, be sure to check the latest fishing reports to be in the know...
Submissions Sought on rolling over Maunganui Bay Rahui

11 August 2022

To open Maunganui Bay to recreational and commercial extraction would be ‘premature’ according to Ngatai Kuta me Patukeha o Ngatai, who, with help from other stakeholders,...
Feedback Sought on Shark Protection Plans

10 August 2022

Fisheries New Zealand and the Department of Conservation are seeking public feedback on a new plan of action for the conservation of sharks....
Skipperi Boat Sharing Service Expands

06 August 2022

Boat sharing service ‘Skipperi’ is adding a further 20 boats to its Auckland fleet, with the addition of a new location at Half Moon Bay....