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Latest News

Variety fishing comp launches later this year

21 April 2021

Variety have teamed up with the NZ Fishing Comp so that you can do your part to help Kiwi kids live the childhood they deserve, simply by enjoying one of your favourite pastimes...

Woodbine Marine Hamilton opens

20 April 2021
Yamaha has expanded its retail presence in the Waikato with the appointment of Woodbine Marine Hamilton as a new dealer....

NZ Fishing News May '21 mag out this week!

19 April 2021
Our latest May cover is graced by Sam Wilkinson, who caught this stunner 79cm snap in just a few metres of water......

Wettie 3mm vest

18 April 2021
Staying warm in the water is key to an enjoyable spearfishing session......

Shimano Twin Power XD reels

17 April 2021
Following on from the success of its predecessor comes the new 2021 Twin Power XD......


Latest Articles

What Lures and When?

April 2021

As a busy charter captain, Tony Orton has the rare advantage of regularly fishing lures in some of the most fertile waters in NZ. After a lot of trial and error, he now has a pretty good handle on knowing what lures to fish where. He explains his lure choices for a variety of scenarios.

Prawn and Snapper Chile Relleno Recipe

April 2021
Bea Bagnall shares her recipe for prawn and snapper chile relleno....

Fishing at Dusk

April 2021
It's generally accepted that fishing in low light yields better results than fishing during the full light of day, and f...

Lake Rerewhakaaitu Boat Ramp Review

April 2021
Lake Rerewhakaaitu Boat Ramp, south of Lake Tarawera, is reviewed. The area is best known for its rainbow trout and the ...

Kingfish Bag Limits: Are They too High?

April 2021
Nick Jones offers some timely thoughts on how we can do more to look after our most prized inshore gamefish: the kingfis...

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