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

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - May 28th, 2020

28/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

Captain Espresso reports on a mix of fishing activity at different corners of the Gulf with what to expect as we go into winter...

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - May 28th, 2020

28/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

Manukau specialist fisherman Smudge provides another detailed account of the 'dos and don'ts' when fishing in the Manukau Harbour at this time of year...

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Raglan Fishing Report - May 27th, 2020

27/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

Fat snapper, gurnard, swordfish and quick filling chilly bins. Murray Monds of Reel Action reports on recent fishing activity out from Raglan...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - May 27th, 2020

27/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

"All and all the fishing is looking to be in good shape this winter and you don’t have to head out far if you just want a quick fishing fix." Bruce Duncan reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - May 21st, 2020

21/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

"It’s feeding time for so many fish. With both air and water temperatures plummeting, fish need to feed and store a little extra before the big hibernation hits." Espresso reports...

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report- May 15th, 2020

15/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

It’s been a while eh? So how is the fishing? Well none of us know exactly, but here’s how things went out west on the first day of Level 2 fishing. Smudge reports...

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Bream Bay Fishing Forecast - May 15th, 2020

15/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

Around this time of year my focus changes. Snapper are still my main target species, but quite often I will change tactics to good old bait and berley and there will not be as much emphasis on the change of light, but rather getting the wind and tides right for the particular spots I like to fish. Grant Dixon reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Forecast - May 14th, 2020

14/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

Start your engines! We've now got the green light to go fishing from our boats, so Captain Espresso is here to give us a guide on how to fish the Hauraki Gulf at this time of year...

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Hauraki Gulf Kayak Fishing Report - May 1st, 2020

04/05/2020  in Saltwater reports

The 5:20am alarm was tough after five weeks of lockdown. My kayak was already on the roof, the rods were rigged (the soft-bait combo and the optimist stickbait setup) and the pack of muesli bars purchased, so it was straight to Army Bay after only clicking snooze twice – a good start all round.

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - March 20th, 2020

20/03/2020  in Saltwater reports

The waters are continuing to cool down as we enter autumn and the new workup season. The larger fish will be on the bite soon so get all your gear ready and start making plans to target them! Nik Key of Snap Charters reports...

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