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Fully Loaded 2024 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show
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Don’t miss the 2024 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show, 16-19 May, Auckland Showgrounds. Here's a taste of what to expect!... Read More >

Export NZ Fishing Competition 23-24 Season - Quarterly Update
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May marks the final month of the 23-24 Export NZ Fishing Competition, and the prize draw early June will see us give away nearly $100,000 in... Read More >

Trout Fishing near Alexandra
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The Manuherikia River is a great place to catch brown and rainbow trout, writes Greg Morton... Read More >

Fishing for Trophy Snapper
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Hayden Speed recalls catching his personal best snapper... Read More >

How Social Media Is Influencing Fishing
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Social media is changing people's perception of fishing, writes Sam Boothroyd... Read More >

Brent Condon - Fishing Art
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An artist profile on illustrator Brent Condon... Read More >

Why Do Fish Jump?
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Sam Mossman ponders the question, "Why do fish jump?"... Read More >

Topwater Fishing for Kingfish
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A photography essay on topwater fishing for kingfish... Read More >

Snapper and Blue Moki From a Kayak
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Blair Whiting discusses kayak fishing at Kapiti Island for snapper and blue moki... Read More >

Fishing for Tropical Trevally
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Sam Mossman lists the different trevally species he has encountered fishing in the tropical South Pacific... Read More >

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