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Landbased Topwater Fishing for Kingfish

March 2023

JE Wilds has been targeting land-based kingfish on topwater lures for most of his life. Luckily for us, he’s here to divulge his top five tips...
Surfcasting At Ninety Mile Beach

March 2023

Keen surfcaster Jason Neute’s first experience fishing ‘the Ninety’’ was such an epic adventure that he couldn’t wait to get back…...

Marine innovation on display at Auckland Boat Show

March 2023

As this year’s Auckland Boat Show got underway yesterday, it was an emphatic demonstration of New Zealanders’ quick uptake of big boats and innovative marine products. ...

Myth Busting: How the CRA 2 Commercial Fishery Actually Operates  

March 2023

Crayfish are one of NZ’s most sought-after marine species, and it’s not hard to see why – they’re damn delicious! Unfortunately, whenever a high-value resource is...

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Bream Bay Fishing Report - 23/03/23

Anchovies on the menu – for everyone This is the time of year when the... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf – Snap Fishing Adventures - 23/03/23

Gulf full of bait Autumn has turned out to be better than summer with crisp... Read More >

Tauranga Area Report - 23/03/23

A good tarakihi bite Great to have some very nice weather patterns lately and some... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - Espresso - 23/03/23

Find the anchovies, find the fish!  Tiny, tasty anchovies are on fire! Here, there –... Read More >

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Yes Flawone ... still looking for one of those....

GT 51 transducer and marking pelagics
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Hi - I am looking at getting a new sounder combo and have heard good things about the GT51 transducer as a good all rounder to...

C17 new project.
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Finally have had enough of sanding (damn autocorrect put saving!) and fairing and put some paint down. Two coats of Bullyliner, supposedly 100% waterproof and durable....

FS - 2008 Shimano Stella on Synit Dogtooth AA
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Johnny Watson

Have owned both since new. Am selling because I've sold the boat and have ticked off a few trips to the 3 Kings.Stella is a 20000SW...

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WIN an $85,000 Prize Boat Package!

26 March 2023

If you plan to wet a line over the next few months, we can think of at least 85,000 reasons to register for the Export NZ...
NZ and Pacific Latest Fishing Reports - 23/03/23

24 March 2023

Brought to you by Mercury, check out the latest from around the country. Find a weather window, get out there and drop a line...
Mercury Marine Continues to Drive Innovation  

23 March 2023

The 2023 Mercury ‘Redefining the Future of Outboard Boating’ event was held in the Gold Coast last month, and NZ Fishing News was invited over the...
How to Catch: Trevally & John Dory

21 March 2023

Export How to Catch highlights 16 of New Zealand's most sought-after recreational species and shines a light on the best methods for targeting them successfully...