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.

Our Tournaments

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

Junior Tournament

Snapper Tournament

Recent News

What’s going on at the club.

FF 5th Apr

FISHING With a bit of breeze around over the last week or so, there hasn’t been a lot of fishing effort although that will change today with Placemakers holding their annual fishing tournament.  I haven’t heard from anyone who’s been out wide but closer in there is...

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FF 29 Mar

FISHING We’re still getting some good comments about the snapper fishing which has really taken off in recent weeks. Many areas are coughing up fish but on the sand it really pays to have a good sounder. The reefs are firing again and fish are being caught in any...

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FF 22 Mar

FISHING Things have certainly stepped up in the last few weeks with in-shore species really going on the bite.  We’ve had some pretty good snapper and kingfish caught but the numbers being hooked is impressive too. There are a lot of fish being caught around the...

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