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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...

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...

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...

FF 15 Mar

FISHINGNo fishing news this week as Alan is away, but listening to the radio a few marlin are being hooked but being dropped.  Yesterday there were 3 T & R Striped Marlin and 1 T & R Shortbilled Spearfish recorded. STABICRAFT TRAILER BOAT TOURNAMENT This...

FF 08 Mar

FISHING There’s some excellent fishing at the moment in our area and we’ve had plenty of opportunity to get out there amongst it.  In the last week we’ve had broadbill, blue marlin and striped marlin all at the weigh station at some stage.  They’re also doing very...

FF 01 Mar

FISHING Alan is away fishing so hopefully he will return with some great fishing tales……  NZ OFFSHORE POWERBOATS Racing for the Whitianga round is on Saturday, please be mindful of their presence when you’re in the bay or using the boat ramps. They are holding their...

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Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club2 weeks ago
Congratulations to Andrew Ranger on Vessel Marine Magic.
Courtesy weigh for ST Marlin.
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Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 weeks ago
A courtesy weigh for vessel Filthy Oar
Congratulations, a nice ST Marlin.
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Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 weeks ago
Macca, skipper of vessel Reel Bay had an awesome weekend fishing out from Whakatane, thanks Macca forr sharing your photos, congratulations and well done to all.
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 weeks ago
Congratulations to vessel Hookem Up
Blue Marlin 212.3kg
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Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club
Mercury Bay Game Fishing Club4 weeks ago
An update on Hookem Ups marlin. They have had to slow down owing to conditions and now looking at around 8pm

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