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Raglan Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"Good fishing continues out of Raglan, with the oversized ‘West Coast Pannies’ presenting in premium condition. Gurnard are starting to regularly appear in the catch, especially... Read More >

Hauraki Express Gulf Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"The kingfish have now moved out to the further reaches of the Gulf with the cooling water, but good sessions have been had at the top... Read More >

Inner Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"The weather in the last couple of weeks has been good enough for us to get out to the more remote spots around the Noises and... Read More >

Manukau & West Coast Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"The snapper fishing in the harbour has been outstanding, but more for the quality and size of the fish than catch numbers. Having said that, it’s... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - 20th May, 2022
May 2022

"The snapper fishing has been simply great, with fish up to 22lb being caught in 40 meters of water, and it is not taking long from... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - May 20th, 2022
May 2022

"Anglers snapper fishing off the big sand dune at Mangawhai have reported an increased presence of gurnard, in both numbers and size, earlier than in previous... Read More >

Espresso Hauraki Gulf Report - May 6th, 2022
May 2022

"Solid autumn fishing abounds, whether you’re in the shallows, mid-depth, or deeper. There’s all sorts of species to choose from at this time of year: trevally,... Read More >

Wellington Fishing Report - May 5th, 2022
May 2022

"Surfcasting is going off at the moment with heaps of snapper getting caught on the Kapiti Coast and in Palliser Bay, with good blue moki fishing... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - May 5th, 2022
May 2022

"The run of snapper out over the sand has continued for those able to run the gauntlet of the easterly conditions. Reports from Easter, the first... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - May 5th, 2022
May 2022

"As all of us old buggers have been saying none of us could ever recall a summer with the fresh to strong winds constantly coming in... Read More >

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