Fishing Reports

Fishing reports and regular fishing updates from many areas around New Zealand and the Pacific Islands are brought to you by a number of charter operators, fishing guides and others.

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Latest Reports

Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"Fishing in the vicinity of the pilchard boats would be a good place to start looking if heading out into Bream Bay." Grant Dixon reports... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"The harbour is still fishing well on the channel banks for nice snapper up near Rangiwaea Island and Motuhoa Island." Russ Hawkins reports... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"Water temps are up, only just but the incline has started – great news as this brings more snapper in closer," Espresso reports... Read More >

Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - October 6th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"There’s some great snapper action out off the harbour and river bars from 50m to 60m." Smudge reports... Read More >

Far North Fishing Report - October 6th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"The fish are in the bay ( Rangaunu Bay ) making for an easy feed 10 minutes from home.." William Lomas reports... Read More >

Rotorua Fishing Report - October 5th, 2021
Freshwater reports

"Lake Rotoiti fished well on the Saturday with mates landing fish up to seven pounds." Mike Davis reports... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - October 5th, 2021
Freshwater reports

Simon McMillan of Christchurch Hunting and Fishing New Zealand offers reporting on both the saltwater and freshwater fishing... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021
Saltwater reports

Simon McMillan of Christchurch Hunting and Fishing New Zealand offers reporting on both the saltwater and freshwater fishing... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"I reckon the snapper are happily grazing their way in, especially some big males ready to get the spring party started." Espresso reports... Read More >

Far North Fishing Report - September 24th, 2021
Saltwater reports

"I think within the next month the snapper will have moved in shallow water, making for some super fun fishing." William Lomas reports... Read More >

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    Trevally, in the opinion of Hayden Speed, are one of the hardest fighting fish pound for pound in the ocean. Hayden loves to target trevally and as... Read More >

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    Harbour Fishing Tactics
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    Will Lomas is fortunate to live in the Far North where fishing opportunities abound both inshore and out wider. He regularly fishes his home patch, the... Read More >