located in Whitianga, New Zealand

About us

One of the oldest game fishing clubs in NZ.

Office Hours 9-4 Mon-Fri
Club Hours 3pm-close
Bistro Hours 5:30pm onwards

Courtesy Van Operates on Thursdays –                                       ph: 028 4183025

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

Next Club Tournament:

Suzuki Top Ten Tuna Tournament

1st - 8th January 2022








Labour W'end Snapper TNT

Soft Bait Tournament

27th and 28th November 2021

Ladies Blue

Kids Wharf Competition (cancelled)

SUZUKI Top Ten Tuna Tournament


Girls in the Bay

Tristram Marine Open

New Zealand Sport Fishing Council - Nationals

CRC Trailer Boat Tournament

Kubota Billfish Classic

Snapper Tournament

Winter Tuna Tournament

1 July - 31 August

Junior Tournament

Recent News

What's going on at the club.

Friday Flash 3rd December, 2021

Friday Flash 3rd December, 2021

Fishing: We’ve had fairly mixed messages about the snapper fishing this week but there are still plenty being caught.  The Puddle is proving a popular spot with plenty of fish between 20-30 metres. ...

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Friday Flash 26.11.21

Friday Flash 26.11.21

Fishing: Most feedback is confirming that it has become a little more difficult to catch snapper over the last couple of weeks, although there are still some good fish being landed. People seem to...

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Friday Flash 19 November, 2021

Friday Flash 19 November, 2021

Fishing: There’s been a lot more wind around this week so understandably a lot less fishing. The fishing has also been a bit harder according to most people.  They’re still catching some good size...

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