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Fishing for Goatfish

January 2022

Craig Worthington goes out of his way to catch some of the lesser targeted fish species found in NZ waters, and one of his favourites is...
Hella Apelo Underwater lights

January 2022

Many of us will know the Hella brand for their marine and automotive lights, but few know the extent of the research, development, and production that...

Catching Sea Run Trout

January 2022

Sea-run brown trout might be the same species as their freshwater brothers and sisters, but their size and speed makes fishing for them an entirely different...

The Impact of Commercial Bottom Trawling

January 2022

  For some, bottom trawling is the only viable way to keep up with the demand for fish both locally and worldwide; for others, it’s nothing...

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Canterbury Fishing Report - January 28th, 2022

Canterbury Report        Good news on the salmon front Well, it seems I let the team... Read More >

Kontiki Fishing report - January 28th, 2022

Kontiki Report Fishing fires up in lower North Island The Kapiti area very easy to... Read More >

Raglan Fishing Report - January 28th, 2022

Raglan Fishing Report Epic start to gamefishing season The early warm water this year has... Read More >

Tauranga Fishing Report - January 28th, 2022

Tauranga Area Report Fishing slowly picking up Again, we are seeing what great fish are... Read More >

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Haines SF535 Repower
in The Boat Shed
1 hour ago

Nice, it wont be too big but yeah as Steps says make sure the crew are hanging on!...

Alan L
Boat flip in Taranaki Sunday morning
in The Captain Morgan Briny Bar
3 hours ago

So I am pretty sure my boat is the same as the one that 'sunk'. Checking all the minor details in the pics, mine is identical....

Alan L
in The Work-Up
4 hours ago

OK Craig - a few pics of the books and the relevant pages of this discussion.Based on that I would not be betting on Koheru. But...

Raging Bull
Help to install a new outboard
in The Boat Shed
5 hours ago

I’m in Beachlands. I may have someone who can help out now. Cheers....

I think I've fallen in love... tell me I...
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7 hours ago

Beautiful boat!You only live once, I say go for it!!...

Latest News

Reel Legends Contest Cancelled

26 January 2022

In the face of the fast-spreading omicron variant, hosts of the 2022 Reel Legends Fishing competition, a length-based event held at the Marsden Cove marina, have...
2022 Fish N' Chicks Tournament – STILL GOING AHEAD

25 January 2022

Our 2022 Fish N' Chicks tournament is looking bigger and better than ever. With our naming sponsor Stabicraft on board once again and a whole host of...
Early season marlin madness

19 January 2022

Looking at the numbers coming through the NZSFC’s affiliated clubs, you would think this update was from the middle of the season, not just the start....
Seismic surge creates havoc in Tutukaka

18 January 2022

The Whangarei deep Sea anglers Club was looking forward to a busy tournament programme this summer, but a tsunami and resulting surge caused by volcanic activity...