Bay of Plenty
Rain to fire-up fish
STEVE SMITH - © Fairfax NZ News
It's been a long hot summer, but the temperatures are finally dropping in the lead-in to winter.
Superb summer fishing
STU DAVIDSON - © Fairfax NZ News
Some very respectable snapper are hitting the beach, along with some large kahawai, gurnard and trevally.
Rena saga continues
RUSS HAWKINS - © Fairfax NZ News
There are heaps of baitfish in the form of skipjack, saury and kahawai in big schools - with a number of marlin sighted slashing through them.
Big blues at Waihau Bay
KEITH DAVEY - © Fairfax NZ News
The biggest blue marlin caught during the NZSFC Nationals was caught at Waihau Bay.