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Southern Fried Fish Wings

August 2022

The Kai Ika Project team offer a healthy and sustainable alternative to traditional fast-food - Southern fried fish wings....
Shimano Topwater Sets Reviewed

August 2022

Editor Ethan Neville took Shimano's latest topwater combo down to Whitianga to put it through its paces and quickly got stuck into one of his best kingfish...

Snapper and Kina Barrens

August 2022

Dr Darren Parsons (Niwa) wants readers to send their snapper guts in for his student to study what snapper eat.  She is trying to figure out...

The Story of Scott & Mig

August 2022

Ethan Neville interviews Scott and Mig from the Fishing and Adventure TV show about Season 10, their new Surtees boat Holy Ship, and catching bluefin tuna,...

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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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tauranga fishing
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Yeah I'm a bit slack. Looked at Middle ground, Norms and The Quarry. Fish some sign at MG for lots of undersized snaps and 2 reasonable...


Kaiaua fishing
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Got out earlier in the week before the wild weather.Launched at colonels and tried the farthest row out. Lots of current but only a huge Kahawai,...

Shimano lunamis S90ML for sale - New condition
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Shimano Lunamis S90ML - only used once 9 foot, high end spinning rod, ideal for landbased lure fishing or softbaiting.Excellent condition - as new. Beautiful rod...

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An Out-of-Season Yellowfin Surprise

18 August 2022

At this time of the year, when game fishers get excited about tuna, it is usually the southern bluefin variety that captures their imagination...
WIN an Extreme 450 Outcast this Spring!

16 August 2022

Take it to the extreme and you could… WIN AN EXTREME 450 OUTCAST! With Mercury 40HP 4 Stroke Engine, a Voyager Trailer, Garmin Depth Finder and...
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,...