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"The red-hot bite that many have been enjoying in Bream Bay seems to have slowed down if last weekend is anything to go by."
"The weather is playing its part but fishing in the inner harbour could still be dodgy due to the sewage issue."
"The winterless north has turned it on over the last month; the sun has come out of hibernation, and the seas have been flat!"
"The Bay of Islands is simply on fire as the school fish have arrived and the weather has been great!"
"The fishing has started in the harbour, with some very nice fish being caught close to the entrance and on the northwestern side of the shipping channel."
"The top of the south is firing right now, and it seems like anyone who is into fishing is talking about snapper!"
"With more settled weather the last few weeks and a local fishing competition being held there’s been plenty of good catches of the prolific spring snapper."
"While there are whales appearing just off the Mercury Islands, with thumping workups to boot, the Hauraki Gulf is seeing its fair share of heart-pounding fishing."
"November 4 signaled the opening day of the high-country fishing season in the North Canterbury region."
"I shot off to the Hibiscus Coast on the kayak for an early morning session, hoping to get some good fish out at Army Bay."