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New Zealand fishing destinations

New Zealand has world leading striped marlin and yellowtail kingfish fisheries as well as superb recreational fishing for snapper, kahawai, terakihi, trevally, blue cod, john dory, gurnard, hapuka & bass, trout & salmon.

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Latest Articles

Salt Aotearoa - freediving
October 2022

Renee Taylor shares an inspirational story about a wahine who discovers a deep passion for spearfishing and connecting with the ocean.... Read More >

Micro-Baiting - Using Small Softbaits!
October 2022

It takes a bit to get veteran angler Mark Kitteridge piscatorially excited these days, but taking a refreshing look at targeting the anchovy workups has seen... Read More >

Snapper on Lures - Fishing The Drop
September 2022

Craig Worthington reckons the most important part of catching snapper on artificial lures is learning how to utilise "the drop"... Read More >

How To Fish Workups
September 2022

As a Hauraki Gulf charter captain, it’s Nick Jones’ business to know where the workups are. He shares a few of the signs he looks for... Read More >

Yellowfin Tuna Techniques - Part III
September 2022

Mark Kitteridge shares his hard-earned knowledge after three decades of chasing the elusive and majestic yellowfin tuna. This issue he looks at jigging techniques - Part... Read More >