Black marlin backlash video

Craig Johnson (right), 44, of Whangarei, landed the 363.8kg black marlin on Waitangi Day.

Some have compared the capture and killing of a 364kg Black Marlin to trophy hunting.

Huge black marlin caught up north

Craig Johnson (right), 44, of Whangarei, landed a whopping 363.8kg black marlin on Waitangi Day at the Hen and Chicken Islands.

The fishermen heard it had taken up residence on a reef. So began the hunt.

Marine park meetings next week

Recreational fishing will be enhanced in the Marlborough Sounds by a ban on commercial fin fishing, says Primary Industries Minister Nathan Guy.

"People will be able to draw their own conclusions and ask if this is good for Marlborough, and what does the region really want?"

Lines down for One Base fishing comp

Bill Sinclair is looking forward to another One Base competition filled with fun and good fishing.

More than 20 years ago Bill Sinclair took part in the One Base competition and had an experience he will never forget. 

Marlin are here

Marlin have arrived in numbers in Taranaki waters with 20 caught this season.

The marlin are here and the fishermen are out to reel them in.

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