Bite times

Now you can calculate the Bite Time for your favourite fishing spots! Move the anchor to your favourite spot and click 'Update Bite Times'. Make the most of your opportunities to go fishing - be there when the fish are biting!

Step 1: Choose Date.

Step 2: Move the to your fishing spot

Guide:

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Latest Reports

Inner Gulf Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Saltwater reports

"North of Rakino there are a few work ups with the school snapper in around the 20-metre mark." Bruce Duncan Reports... Read More >

Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Saltwater reports

"The scallops in the harbour are in prime condition." Smudge reports... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Saltwater reports

"There have been some really good-sized snapper caught down near Maketu/Pukehina" Russ Hawkins reports... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Saltwater reports

"Tuna being caught on the famous Betabug is classic stuff, especially in October and not too far from Little Barrier makes for epic fishing." Espresso reports... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Saltwater reports

"The good news is, you don’t have to travel very far at either end of the bay – Whangarei entrance or Mangawhai." Grant Dixon reports... Read More >

Rotorua Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Freshwater reports

"The average sized fish has been slightly up on previous years and they have been in fantastic condition with most fish around 6lb on Rotoiti" Mike... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
Freshwater reports

Simon McMillan of Christchurch Hunting and Fishing New Zealand offers reporting on both the saltwater and freshwater fishing... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"Fishing in the vicinity of the pilchard boats would be a good place to start looking if heading out into Bream Bay." Grant Dixon reports... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"The harbour is still fishing well on the channel banks for nice snapper up near Rangiwaea Island and Motuhoa Island." Russ Hawkins reports... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"Water temps are up, only just but the incline has started – great news as this brings more snapper in closer," Espresso reports... Read More >

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