Fishing Tournaments & Events

Thanks to Honda Marine, we have a calendar listing of the major fishing tournaments and contests coming up over the next few months.

*Club and Tournament Organisers: If your tournament isn't listed please click here. For options to promote your tournament through NZ Fishing Media's print and digital channels, click here.

Check out our very own Export NZ Fishing Competition... a unique online fishing competition exclusive to New Zealand, with awesome prizes up for grabs. And guess what? It's entirely FREE to enter the measure-based comp!

Register today here!

Start - Finish Event Region Location Link
01/01/2023 - 30/06/2023 Sportfishing Competition Gisborne/Hawkes Bay Porangahau > More Info
01/02/2023 - 04/02/2023 Best of the West Northland Ahipara > More Info
01/03/2023 - 04/03/2023 Stoney Creek One Base Bay of Plenty/East Cape Chart 54 > More Info
01/04/2023 - 01/04/2023 Kilwell Competition North Island West Coast NPSUC Waters > More Info
01/04/2023 - 01/04/2023 Cherrywood Joinery Ltd Measure Only Contest Gisborne/Hawkes Bay Gisborne > More Info
01/04/2023 - 29/04/2023 Take a Kid Fishing Month Northland Far North > More Info
01/07/2023 - 02/09/2023 Ace Heavy Haulage Southern Bluefin Tuna Tournament Coromandel/Waikato TPSFC Grid > More Info
02/01/2023 - 02/01/2023 Annual Fishing Comp Coromandel/Waikato Matarangi > More Info
02/02/2023 - 05/02/2023 Megafish Hawkes Bay Gisborne/Hawkes Bay Hawkes Bay > More Info
02/03/2023 - 04/03/2023 Warkworth One Base Auckland/Hauraki Gulf Great Barrier > More Info

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