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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

Hooks for Trout Fishing
February 2023

When Greg Morton goes trout fishing, the main purpose is to catch fish. To achieve this, he needs hook-ups that stick; the phrase, “well hooked” sums... Read More >

Prawn & Sweet Potato Fritters
February 2023

Bea Bagnall shares a recipe for prawn and sweet potato fritters... Read More >

Lure Fishing Options
January 2023

If, 30 years ago, Grant Dixon could have fast-forwarded three decades and checked out the contents of his current tackle bag, the response would have been,... Read More >

The 2023 Great Tradie Fish Off is Back!
January 2023

Trade against trade, company against company, mate again mate – it’s time to prove you’re the best at what truly matters: catching fish.... Read More >

Export Competition 2022-2023 Quarterly Update
January 2023

One lucky angler will win the Export Fishing Competition major prize at the end of the 2022-2023 season, and it’s as simple as entering one eligible... Read More >