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Inner Gulf Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
October 2021

"North of Rakino there are a few work ups with the school snapper in around the 20-metre mark." Bruce Duncan Reports... Read More >

Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
October 2021

"The scallops in the harbour are in prime condition." Smudge reports... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
October 2021

"There have been some really good-sized snapper caught down near Maketu/Pukehina" Russ Hawkins reports... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
October 2021

"Tuna being caught on the famous Betabug is classic stuff, especially in October and not too far from Little Barrier makes for epic fishing." Espresso reports... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 21st, 2021
October 2021

"The good news is, you don’t have to travel very far at either end of the bay – Whangarei entrance or Mangawhai." Grant Dixon reports... Read More >

Bream Bay Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
October 2021

"Fishing in the vicinity of the pilchard boats would be a good place to start looking if heading out into Bream Bay." Grant Dixon reports... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
October 2021

"The harbour is still fishing well on the channel banks for nice snapper up near Rangiwaea Island and Motuhoa Island." Russ Hawkins reports... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf Fishing Report - October 7th, 2021
October 2021

"Water temps are up, only just but the incline has started – great news as this brings more snapper in closer," Espresso reports... Read More >

Manukau/West Coast Fishing Report - October 6th, 2021
October 2021

"There’s some great snapper action out off the harbour and river bars from 50m to 60m." Smudge reports... Read More >

Far North Fishing Report - October 6th, 2021
October 2021

"The fish are in the bay ( Rangaunu Bay ) making for an easy feed 10 minutes from home.." William Lomas reports... Read More >

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