Snapper Review

Baby snapper selling overseas


On a good day the view from Brian Hart's workplace is hard to beat.

Snapper cutbacks 'unfair'

Recreational anglers pan Government decision to cut bag limits in NZ's most prized snapper fishery.

Snapper quota


Recreational fishers will now be able to catch seven snapper a day, after the Govt abandoned plans to slash the quota to three.

Shearer's snapper stunt

David Shearer, snapper

Labour attempts slap-in-the-face-with-a-cold-fish stunt during Parliamentary debate over snapper.

Snapper backdown?

Snapper Safari charter

PM sends strongest signal yet the Government will back down over plans to cut anglers' bag limits on snapper.

Key's snapper attack swallowed whole

snapper fishing

OPINION: It's wonderfully convenient that fishing quotas have appeared just as the GCSB law passes through Parliament, writes Colin Espiner.

It's a fish fight

snapper fishing

The proposed changes to the snapper allocation pits recreational fishermen against commercial operations.

Fishermen bite back

snapper fishing

The Government has hooked an angry catch on the snapper limit issue.

The real price of snapper cuts

The price of fish

The Waikato Times travels to the Coromandel to talk to recreational anglers, commercial operators and scientists about what type of impact snappers cuts could have on livelihoods, and a favourite Kiwi past-time.

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