Fishing Advice, Hints, Tips and Info

This section of The Fishing Website contains a number of articles from experienced anglers and respected fishing journalists who write for leading publications such as New Zealand Fishing News.

Experts in every type of fishing explain techniques to improve your catch rate in our 'How To' section.

We also have a section with detailed information on methods, rigs, knots and techniques for catching our favourite saltwater species including snapper, kingfish, terakihi, john dory, blue cod, kahawai, trevally, gurnard, blue moki, hapuku, bass, bluenose & trumpeter here.

There's a summary of New Zealand's major sportfish species including where and when to catch them.

For a wide range of boat reviews and if you're thinking of a trip with a fishing guide or chartering a boat?  Check out our charter section for our listings of some of New Zealand's most experienced operators.

And if they didn't all get away then check the seafood recipes from experienced chefs in our seafood recipes section.

For a review of things fishing-related, ranging from the latest secret weapons to books, DVD's and cars, check out our reviews and product news section.

The destinations features cover some of the better fishing locations around New Zealand, and the South Pacific if you're considering a tropical holiday or trying a new location. If you would like to submit an article for our International section please email The Fishing Website.

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