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Tauranga Area Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"I had a charter out last Saturday in breezy conditions with a south-westerly up to 15 knots and, being 12 miles out, it was a bit... Read More >

West Coast Surfcasting Fishing Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"At times like this when you are struggling with ‘Plan A’, it pays to have a backup and an open mind. When one method doesn’t work,... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

Steve reports the Mokohinau Islands have been “fish central” for the last few months. “We have never missed,” he says – but the weather is the... Read More >

Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"The consensus seems to be that the snapper are either in shallow or out deep. If I get a chance, I’ll be heading out to the... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf – Espresso Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"Typical wild and changeable weather means you really need to pick your day currently. However, when those winds abate the snapper are surprisingly accommodating, and with... Read More >

Bruce Duncan - Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"The change of light at this time of the year provides some of the better snapper action, especially when combined with a decent berley and chum... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - 26/01/23
January 2023

"The snapper are back on the bite, feeding up again after the usual scatter following the end of the spring spawning season. ... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - 13/01/23
January 2023

"Many holidaymakers – and the keener locals – have been working the Whangarei harbour which has produced some good snapper catches.... Read More >

Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 13/01/22
January 2023

"The game season is truly underway. Jeff on Resolution captured a shortbill spearfish, tagged and released two striped marlin and brought home a yellowfin tuna –... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - 13/01/23
January 2023

"The Tauranga and Bowentown harbours are still fishing well, even in the shallows in broad daylight. Some nice pannie snapper have been landed, and the kingfish... Read More >

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