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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Far North Fishing Report - June 30th, 2021

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Latest Reports

Bay of Islands Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

29/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"Snapper have been in good numbers and size throughout winter, the shallows producing the likes of this fish for patient anglers." Hamish from SpotX Fishing Charters reports...

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Kontiki Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

29/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"Back home, Tangimoana Beach produced this varied catch before the bad weather set in." Mike Conley reports...

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Bream Bay Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

29/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"The snapper bite throughout the whole of the Bream Bay-Mangawhai area has been hot to trot over the last week or so." Grant Dixon reports...

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Raglan Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

29/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"There are nice snapper and gurnard to be had out wide in 65 metres plus, so pack plenty of gear and get out wide when the weather allows." Murray Monds reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

29/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"Over the last few days there have been lots of gannets from Gulf Harbour, right through Tiri Channel and around by Wellington Reef,  a few dolphins in small pods chasing baitfish." Espresso reports...

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Tauranga Fishing Report - July 28th, 2021

28/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"Much of the action seems to have shifted from Waihau Bay and, at the time of writing, is not far off Whitianga, and is heading for the back of Great Barrier." Russ Hawkins reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - July 28th, 2021

28/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"The good thing this winter is that I have found the fishing close in on the local reefs and shorelines to be very productive, with more and bigger fish compared to years past." Bruce Duncan reports...

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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - July 29th, 2021

28/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

"Fishing has been ok but not spectacular in the harbour. Gurnard, kahawai and trevally are there if you put in the hours." Smudge reports...

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Canterbury Fishing Report - July 28th, 2021

28/07/2021  in Freshwater reports

The local rivers are still carrying higher than normal flows and are quite coloured. This has put more people onto our lakes, but they are still producing fish. Customers from Canterbury visiting the Marlborough Sounds and, in particular, the D’Urville Island area. The fishing for snapper and kingfish has been well worth the effort to get there! Simon McMillan reports...

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Cook Islands Fishing Report - July 2021

16/07/2021  in Saltwater reports

Apart from the bad weather, fishing has been a bit slow at Rarotonga. A notable exception was a black marlin weighing 215.2 kg caught...

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