Fishing

Biggest trout in 50 years

A near trophy sized trout caught in a Northland lake is a sign of an improved habitat

Fishermen net 330kg tuna

Ben Monk and Ashley Clarke with the 330kg tuna they caught off the coast of Greymouth on Saturday.

Fish and chips for dinner for three West Coast men who pulled in a 330 kilogram tuna.

Out fishing with Sir Graham Henry

"If you don't lift your game, boys, you're off the team!"

After the final whistle blows, how does Sir Graham Henry wind down? By fishing of course.

Whitebait: something must change

Whitebaiting is a timeless tradition - a way of connecting with the river and fellow ‘baiters.

Whitebaiting is tremendously popular, with large numbers of Kiwis growing up with whitebaiting and seeing the pursuit of them as a birthright. Then, of course, there is the sharing of the catch with family and friends, making it a very social event for many.

Group wants commercial whitebait ban

Whitebaiter Elley Lyford with the morning's catch from the Wairau Diversion, near Blenheim.

A proposal to ban the sale of endangered freshwater fish species has found little favour with whitebaiters in Marlborough.

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