How To Catch

Export How to Catch highlights 16 of New Zealand's most sought-after recreational species and shines a light on the best methods for targeting them successfully. 

For beginner anglers, this resource provides fundamental information about species’ life histories, behaviours, and specific fishing techniques. For more experienced anglers, it may serve as a reminder of the many alternative methods and species that are available in our backyard.

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Saltwater Fishing Reports
Northland Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Trophy fish on offer With the temperatures dropping and the days getting shorter, you could... Read More >

16 May 2024
Saltwater Fishing Reports
Tauranga Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Tarakihi and snapper on the chew Things are starting to be a bit quieter with... Read More >

16 May 2024
Saltwater Fishing Reports
Raglan Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Fresh bait key to bigger fish The run of good autumn fishing continues with a... Read More >

16 May 2024
Saltwater Fishing Reports
Bay of Islands Fishing Report - 16/05/24

Straylining effective Team Zeus has been out there doing it again! Photos of huge crayfish,... Read More >

16 May 2024

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