Fishing Reports


Fishing reports and regular fishing updates from many areas around New Zealand and the Pacific Islands are posted by a number of charter operators, fishing guides  and others on our main reports section.

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Latest Reports

Bream Bay Fishing Report - July 10th, 2020

10/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"The snapper fishing in Bream Bay over the last few weeks has been as good as it gets – and you haven’t had to travel far." Grant Dixon reports...

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - July 9th, 2020

09/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"The Manukau Harbour is home to plenty of fat gurnard right now. A local guy recently landed a 1.5kg monster – that’s as big as any I’ve seen..." Smudge reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 9th, 2020

09/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"Winter is a time of opportunity – less opportunities to go fishing for sure, but when the stars and wind align, it can be simply the absolute best of fishing. Kingfish, big red snapper, grunty gurnard and many more are all out there and biting." Espresso reports...

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Bay of Islands Fishing Report - July 8th, 2020

08/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"So the weather hasn't been great to say the least, however we are still managing to get out there amongst it and the fishing has been generally quite good." Spot X Charters reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 7th, 2020

08/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"On one recent trip, just when I thought I had bummed out I got hit big time and busted off, followed by all three rods going off at the same time!" Bruce Duncan reports on the fishing in the Hauraki Gulf

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West Coast Fishing Report - July 3rd, 2020

03/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"Some sizeable snapper have come out of these areas in the last week or so; although not big on numbers, the size of the fish has been very respectable. Throw in a handful of nice gurnard and the odd trevally and all of a sudden braving the cold weather seems worthwhile." Jas of Top Catch Hamilton reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 3rd, 2020

03/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

From Whangaparaoa to Clevedon, the Top Catch team have got you properly sorted for fishing in the Hauraki Gulf this weekend...

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Whangarei Fishing Report - July 3rd, 2020

03/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

With the weather window coming this weekend, Mike from Top Catch Whangarei encourages anglers to get out there and also shares intel into what colours are catching the monsters up north...

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Bay of Plenty Fishing Report - July 3rd, 2020

03/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

After kingfish, bluenose or swordfish? The team from Top Catch Bay of Plenty have you sorted for your fishing this weekend...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 2nd, 2020

02/07/2020  in Saltwater reports

"Further north in the Hauraki Gulf there have been fish and bird eruptions taking place within eyesight of Rangitoto and other bays like Kawakawa. This week, just when it looked like the winter doldrums would set in – BOOM!" Espresso reports...

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