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WTF Blustery offshore conditions have prevented most fishing excursions over the past several days, especially out in deeper water - where the bite has mostly been rewarding, particularly for this semi-hibernation time of year, and I'm not just talking about fish, the winter chill is on even wit(read more)
Off the coast, snapper and gurnard are available year-round, but sharks will often turn up to spoil the party.(read more)
The great diving conditions were loads of crayfish, especially big packhorse, holding in 8-15m of water. A few of our local rocks had some of the best nests of crayfish we've seen in a long time.(read more)
The great thing about fishing the shallows in the winter months is you don't need to travel far, just look for an area where you can anchor with the wind and tide taking your baits and burley back into the foul, and you're set.(read more)
Nik Key reports that the Hauraki Gulf has been firing over winter. Here is a nice 21.5lb specimen caught at the top of the Coromandel under the mayhem on Sunday 5th August. ..(read more)
West Coast The fishing is slowly starting to heat up with kingfish already beginning to show up on some of the more popular reef structures, along with schools of trevally.(read more)
The baitfish are back, making now the best time for winter fishing, writes Nik Key.(read more)
It is common knowledge that winter months is big snapper time and that has certainly been the case in recent times for Whangarei's Tony Wheeler.(read more)
Winter fishing is at its best this time of year, with good tarakihi and blue cod on both the West and South coasts.(read more)