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Keep up to date with what's happening in our Fishing News Section. We bring you the latest on what's happening in the marine scene with news, events and updates on the latest products.

US Ban Imports of NZ Fish
December 2022

A US court has ordered an immediate ban on importing several fish species from New Zealand’s inshore trawling and gillnet fisheries off the west coast of... Read More >

WIN with Honda Marine this Summer!
December 2022

Thanks to Honda Marine, we have a calendar listing of the major fishing tournaments and contests coming up over the next few months.... Read More >

Boat Show Gate Prize Worth Over $300K
December 2022

The Surtees/Yamaha Grand Prize package for the 2023 Hutchwilco New Zealand Boat Show will be worth over $300,000 and will be the most valuable must-be-won prize... Read More >

Commercial Fisher's Actions 'Disappointing'
December 2022

A Southland fishing company and its skipper have been fined a total of $52,000, along with a three-year ban from pāua fishing, for various regulations transgressions.... Read More >

Export Fishing Comp: Grand Prize Boat Announcement
December 2022

After the success of last season's grand prize, the $80,000 Extreme 545 Centre Console, the team at Export couldn't wait for the 2022-23 Export NZ Fishing Competition.... Read More >

NZ's Latest Fishing Reports - 01/12/22
December 2022

Brought to you by Mercury, check out the latest from around the country. Find a weather window, get out there and drop a line... Read More >

Legasea Benefits $60K from Bayleys Fishing Classic
December 2022

Bayleys Real Estate hosted its revamped Fishing Classic on October 27-28 after a 14-year hiatus.... Read More >

Kaikōura Pāua Fishery Remains Closed
December 2022

With summer coming up, Fisheries New Zealand is reminding everyone that the Kaikōura pāua fishery remains closed and harvesting pāua is illegal.... Read More >

Hapuku Bag Limits Reduced
November 2022

The daily limits on recreationally caught hāpuku (also known as groper) and bass will be lowered to a total of two per person in some areas,... Read More >

New Products - Shimano Freshwater Setup
November 2022

The latest freshwater products from Shimano have hit the market. Upgrade your game today!... Read More >

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    Rotorua Fishing Report - 01/12/22

    Making the most of the weather windows The last couple of weeks have seen our... Read More >

    Bream Bay Fishing Report - 01/12/22

    Don’t forget the harbours With the less-than-ideal sea conditions over the last fortnight, it has... Read More >

    Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 01/12/22

    Southern visitor James Lentjies – captain of the Highlanders – came into Screaming Reels the... Read More >

    Raglan Fishing Report - 01/12/22

    Spring snapper still hard on the bite With the recent onslaught of winds out west,... Read More >