located in Whitianga, New Zealand

About us

One of the oldest game fishing clubs in NZ.

Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club is the place for locals and visitors who enjoy the thrill and passion of catching (and trying to catch!) the big one in the spectacular waters in and around Whitianga and Mercury Bay.

Come and enjoy our club – individual, senior and family memberships are available.

Whether you participate in the many tournaments throughout the year or just enjoy telling some great fish tales at the club you are welcome. Regular tournaments throughout the year to cater for all ages and skill levels. The club bar and bistro open throughout the week for members to enjoy.

Next Tournament


Ladies Tournament

Saturday 26th January 2019








Labour w/e Snapper Tournament

Ladies Blue

Kids Wharf Competition

Pacific Coast Marine Top Ten Tuna


Ladies Tournament

Tristram Marine Open

Simrad/ITM Nationals

Stabicraft Trailer Boat

Billfish Classic

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Junior Tournament

Snapper Tournament

Recent News

What’s going on at the club.


FISHING I’ve had a few much better reports this week with people seemingly finding it easier to catch snapper.  Popular spots include the Puddle, the northern edge of the Mercury Islands, outside Centre Island and the river mouth.  There are a few kahawai around but...

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FF 01 Jan

FISHING There hasn’t been much change since last week. Snapper fishing is still hot and cold with some anglers faring well and others coming home empty handed.  The best spots still seem to be over the sand/mud around the Puddle or around the river and river mouth. ...

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FF 28 Dec

FISHING Not a lot of good news on the snapper front – there seems to be plenty out there but it’s hard to get a bite.  A change of tide will sometimes spur them on and make sure your bait is well off the bottom.  Conversely, some nice pannies are being caught in the...

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