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Landbased Snapper Fishing in Winter

June 2023

Gene and Nicole Bryant from Strictly Land-Based look forward to the three coldest months of the year. While other anglers are packing up rods and storing...
Trout Fishing with Koura for Bait

May 2023

Schist rocks, still water and well-conditioned trout are a good angling mix, writes southern contributor Greg Morton....

Yellow Belly Flounder

May 2023

A recipe for yellow belly flounder is shared...

Slow-Pitch Jigging Techniques

May 2023

The art of falling; this is how I describe slow pitch jigging (SPJ). If you have tried SPJ, you may know that the concept revolves around...

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Canterbury Fishing Report - 18/05/23

Sounds Snapper Starting to Fire Saltwater:   I mentioned the outer Marlborough Sounds/D’Urville Island area... Read More >

'Top of the South' Fishing Report - 18/05/23

Snapper on the move to deeper water  Despite another weather bomb recently hitting the top... Read More >

Hauraki Gulf - Bruce Duncan Fishing Report - 17/05/23

Straylining has been producing the goods For the first time I can recall for two... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - 17/05/23

Hungry snapper still out there to be found  The fishing is still (for the most... Read More >

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O dear, wasn't a fan of their boats but bugger...

Proposed extension of restrictions Great Barrier
in The Briny Bar
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Do nothing !! Save time and $$. Weed will move where it wants ! Why do people think that it can be stopped ? Nature will...

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Mc Tool

So me and the Mrs have decided  to give this vegetarian thing a whirl.We now only use plant based berley and bait  while fishing for our...

Grunter Hunter 2023
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Yes, online tickets are all picked up at prizegiving. Look forward to seeing your there again Richard....

Paua Diving Question
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The Wairarapa coast would be worth a look. What for a week of more of westerlies and low swell and it should be fine for vis....

Latest News

Hamilton Builder wins Hutchwilco NZ Boat Show Grand Prize

31 May 2023

In a highly anticipated event witnessed by Maritime Police and a captivated online audience, Blair Morland, a skilled builder from Hamilton, has emerged as the fortunate...
$13,000+ in Additional Prizes to be WON - Just days left

29 May 2023

Did you know that in addition to our Ultimate Prize Package, there is over $13,000 in prizes to be WON in the Export NZ Fishing Competition, thanks...
Huge turnout for Mangawhai 'Take A Kid Fishing'

27 May 2023

Some 400 young anglers participated in the Top Catch Mangawhai three-day fishing competition over the recent school holidays, producing great catches in the event....
NZ Fishing News - June Issue Coming Soon

24 May 2023

Grab a copy of New Zealand's leading fishing magazine to read the latest reviews, stories, news, how-to's, recipes, and locations – if it’s fishing related, we’ve...