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Latest News

August 2021 Export Comp Wrap Up

28 July 2021

The Export Fishing Competition has had a promising start to the season with a good haul of catches from around the country...

Simrad Celebrates 75 Years of Innovation

27 July 2021
Simrad, celebrating 75 years of innovation this winter, have released a list of the world’s 75 best boating destin...

New Rules Introduced To Protect Sea-run Salmon Fishery

26 July 2021
To help save New Zealand’s wild Chinook salmon species, a ground-breaking change to freshwater fishing regulations...

South Island Blue Cod Need Your Help

24 July 2021
Blue cod is an iconic South Island fishery. Blue cod 3 is under the spotlight with Ministry proposals that will make it ...

Review of East Coast Tarakihi Sustainability measures for October 2021

23 July 2021
In December 2019, Forest and Bird filed proceedings seeking judicial review of the Minister’s 2019 decision settin...


Latest Articles

Glowbite Grumpy Fish Review

July 2021

Grant Dixon reviews the Glowbite Grumpy Fish. Most lures use one or two bite triggers, but the new Glowbite Grumpy Fish contains four – much to Grant Dixon's delight!

Helen Horrocks' Five Favourite Fishing Things

July 2021
When most anglers are asked to nominate five of the most important things to them, most put up items of tackle, boats an...

Setting Up a Small Boat for Fishing

July 2021
It doesn't matter if your boat is three metres long or 30, the safety of the crew and the vessel is paramount. Respected...

Kingfish: A Love/Hate Relationship

July 2021
Grant Dixon reflects on his experience with kingfish and realises it has been a love/hate relationship. He shares some o...

Handling Hazardous Fish

July 2021
Even everyday fish have their dangers, but there are some straightforward ways to minimise the risk of injury. Sam Mossm...

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