Fishing Tournaments & Events

WIN with Honda Marine this Summer!

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.

Click the image above to go in the draw to win a summer prize bundle. Draws will take place each month from December through to March so one entry can give you up to four chances to win! 

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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    Fishing Reports Visit Reports

    Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 26/01/23

    Hit and miss It’s been tough finding the fish. I’ve had a few days out... Read More >

    Bream Bay Fishing Report - 26/01/23

    Action slowing down The fishing throughout Bream Bay has slowed generally over the past fortnight,... Read More >

    Canterbury Fishing Report - 26/01/23

    Rivermouth action going off! I’m almost scared to jinx things, but the weather has been... Read More >

    West Coast Surfcasting Fishing Report - 26/01/23

    Tough fishing to kick off the year Unfortunately, there wasn’t a great start weather-wise to... Read More >