The Latest Fishing, Marine and Outdoors News

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.

WIN an $85,000 Prize Boat Package!
March 2023

If you plan to wet a line over the next few months, we can think of at least 85,000 reasons to register for the Export NZ... Read More >

NZ and Pacific Latest Fishing Reports - 23/03/23
March 2023

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 >

Mercury Marine Continues to Drive Innovation  
March 2023

The 2023 Mercury ‘Redefining the Future of Outboard Boating’ event was held in the Gold Coast last month, and NZ Fishing News was invited over the... Read More >

How to Catch: Trevally & John Dory
March 2023

Export How to Catch highlights 16 of New Zealand's most sought-after recreational species and shines a light on the best methods for targeting them successfully... Read More >

Coromandel Scallops Remain off the Menu 
March 2023

The Coromandel scallop fishery has been fully closed to commercial and recreational fishing to allow it to recover, with a customary allowance set at 10 tonnes. ... Read More >

Reel Legends Contest Cancelled 
March 2023

After initially postponing the Century Batteries Reel Legends Contest, organisers have made the tough call to cancel it indefinitely.... Read More >

That's a Wrap - 2023 Great Tradie Fish Off
March 2023

Congrats to all the winners. We will be getting these prizes out to you in the coming days, and if you weren’t able to tune in... Read More >

NZ's Latest Fishing Reports - 09/03/23
March 2023

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 >

Fun Times at the Raymarine Trailer Boat Tournament 2023
March 2023

The Raymarine Trailer Boat Tournament 2023 went ahead over a reserve weekend of February 4-5, with 76 anglers competing for a raft of inshore and gamefish... Read More >

'Hauraki Gulf Fisheries Plan Pre-determined' – Tony Orton 
March 2023

Well-respected Mangawhai-based charter operator Tony Orton has resigned from the Hauraki Gulf Fisheries Plan Advisory Group, believing the outcome has already been predetermined.... Read More >

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    Bream Bay Fishing Report - 23/03/23

    Anchovies on the menu – for everyone This is the time of year when the... Read More >

    Hauraki Gulf – Snap Fishing Adventures - 23/03/23

    Gulf full of bait Autumn has turned out to be better than summer with crisp... Read More >

    Tauranga Area Report - 23/03/23

    A good tarakihi bite Great to have some very nice weather patterns lately and some... Read More >

    Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - Espresso - 23/03/23

    Find the anchovies, find the fish!  Tiny, tasty anchovies are on fire! Here, there –... Read More >