Freshwater Fishing Reports

Thanks to a number of charter operators, fishing guides and others, we're able to bring you regular updates from many areas around the country. Many of our site visitors post their own reports in our freshwater fishing discussion forum - reports section.

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Canterbury Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"The local weather has been kind over the past two weeks, but noticeably cooler, and looks like things will turn for the worse late this week... Read More >

Rotorua Lakes Area Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"Surprisingly, there was a very early autumn start to the annual winter shoreline fishing around the Rotorua lakes. Anglers had great success back in early April... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - May 5th, 2022
May 2022

"With the duck season opening on Saturday, the real focus of the past two weeks has been the run into that, but there has been some... Read More >

Rotorua Fishing Report - May 5th, 2022
May 2022

"The last couple of weeks has seen some interesting fishing out of our area. For the fly fisher, many rainbows have started to enter the spawning tributaries... Read More >

Taupo Fishing Report - April 21st, 2022
April 2022

"April has been an interesting month on the Central Plateau fisheries with many mixed reports coming in from anglers. We are currently in the in-between season,... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - April 7th, 2022
April 2022

"We have lost daylight savings for the summer period, and the days are clearly shorter! As we head into the autumn/winter months for many we think... Read More >

Rotorua Area Report - March 24th, 2022
March 2022

"Out on the big lake (Rotorua), the stream mouths have slowed down as the wet weather and slightly colder nights have started to set in, but... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report, March 24th, 2022
March 2022

"Cooler days are certainly here, but the weather has been settled enough! An extra layer of clothing has become essential at the start and end of... Read More >

Canterbury Fishing Report - March 10th, 2022
March 2022

"The days are certainly shortening up and cooling down! With the change of the season, many of us are thinking of the roar and duck season... Read More >

Canterbury Report - February 24th, 2022
February 2022

"Our salmon rivers have been dirty almost the whole two weeks since the last report which is frustrating for all, as February will often be the... Read More >

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