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Latest Reports

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - March 20th, 2020

20/03/2020 

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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Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - March 19th, 2020

19/03/2020 

West Coast fisherman Smudge offers strategic advice on catching the main predatory table species at this time of year...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - March 19th, 2020

19/03/2020 

Autumn style snapper fishing is now on the agenda. There is lots of bait on the western side of the gulf – such an encouraging sight to see on the sounder. Espresso reports...

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Raglan Fishing Report - March 18th, 2020

18/03/2020 

You'll find the fish half a mile or so up or down the coast, with good numbers in 25 to 35 metres. Small fresh baits are still the go-to. Murray Monds reports...

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Bay of Islands Fishing Report - March 18th, 2020

18/03/2020 

Fishing in the harbours and estuaries is at it's best at the moment and will be for the next couple of months. Kingfish and marlin are active out wide also. Captain Hamish from Spot X reports...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - March 17th, 2020

17/03/2020 

While the forecast showing an incoming tropical cyclone would mostly be seen as a bad thing, it's a positive thing in my books

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - March 13th, 2020

13/03/2020 

Make hay while the sun shines. The fishing is good and there are some great looking wind windows which should allow for some fantastic fishing over the next few days. Espresso reports...

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Bream Bay Fishing Report - 060320

06/03/2020 

The magic that is Bream Bay continues to surprise Grant Dixon who says the region has been producing a range of great action and kaimoana as the seasons change...

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Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - 060320

06/03/2020 

The waters are starting to cool and with this comes a more aggressive bite from the larger snapper in the Hauraki Gulf! March is one of my favourite months for fishing! Nik Key of Snap Charters reports...

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Wellington Fishing Report - 060320

06/03/2020 

It’s all go with pretty much everything getting caught at the moment. There has even been marlin seen at Tora and Terawhiti recently. Pete Lamb reports...

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