Fishing

New whitebait research

Scientists are studying the species make-up of the whitebait run.

Biologists start a project to ‘describe’ the species caught in this year’s whitebait runs.

Big broadbill lassoed!

Catching a broadbill this big is a real challenge - especially when it has been lassoed around the middle by a bluenose dropper rig!

Fishing buddies Shanon Imms and Doug Hanley recently shared a broadbill capture that defied the odds…

Fishing popular pastime

Fishing is second only to walking as a recreational activity for Kiwi men.

More Kiwis are going fishing, while less are playing rugby and cricket.

Trout bigger at Kaipara lakes

Mangawhai angler Murray Dix with his 3.695kg winning rainbow trout at this year's Kai Iwi Lakes Trout Fishing competition.

Anglers are catching record-sized trout not seen in years at lakes in the Taharoa Domain because of the deforesting of pine stands.

Secrets of the pros: How to catch a marlin gallery

Marlin master class - soaking up the pro's secrets

Ever wondered how those top gameboat skippers and crews manage to out-fish you in the marlin stakes time after time?

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