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We cover fishing around Wellington, Kapiti, Otaki, Levin, Wanganui, Opunake, New Plymouth, Napier, Hastings, Masterton, the South Coast and the Wairarapa. That's the Central North Island of New Zealand with an angling Population of around 260,000. Are you a regular? We have a Fishing Forum where you can join and discuss fishing topics. We have a lot of information on the website and a good place to start is to look through our Fishing Information category or find the latest Weather and Webcam Images of the Lower North Island Coastline. If you are looking for particular fishing information try searching our website below.

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Chance of Rain
Today 01/19 70%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy and windy with light rain this morning...then becoming sunny by afternoon. High 19C. Winds NW at 40 to 55 km/h. Chance of rain 80%.
Partly Cloudy
Tomorrow 01/20 20%
Partly Cloudy
Rain showers early with some sunshine later in the day. High 18C. Winds SE at 10 to 15 km/h. Chance of rain 40%.
Overcast
Saturday 01/21 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. High 18C. Winds NNE at 25 to 40 km/h.
Rain
Sunday 01/22 90%
Rain
Windy with rain likely. High 19C. Winds NNW at 40 to 55 km/h. Chance of rain 90%. Rainfall near 12mm.
Clear
Monday 01/23 20%
Clear
A shower or two around the area in the morning, then partly cloudy in the afternoon. High around 20C. Winds NNW at 15 to 30 km/h. Chance of rain 30%.
Clear
Tuesday 01/24 10%
Clear
Sunny. High 21C. Winds NNE at 15 to 30 km/h.
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Fishing Information

Fishing Information from Wellington, Kapiti Coast, Paraparaumu, Wanganui, Foxton, New Plymouth, Napier, Wairarapa, Ocean Beach, South Coast. Find Information on Surfcasting, Boat Fishing, Fishing Rigs and fish species. Many common species of fish reside in the lower central north island, they include Snapper, Kahawai, Gurnard, Flounder, Sharks, Trevally, Moki, Blue Nose and Rig.

Fishing Forum

Fishing the Coast has a large and growing forum of a mixture of local experts and recreational fisherman. The forum is a great way to ask questions and share ideas on Surfcasting, Boat fishing or any other type of fishing from around the different regions which include fishing Napier, New Plymouth, Wanganui, Riversdale, Wellington, Kapiti, Paraparaumu, Red Rocks, Castle Point, Otaki, Levin, Foxton and many more regions.

Find weather stations and current weather from around many towns and coastal areas around the lower north island of new zealand. Weather locations include Wellington, Porirua, Wairarapa, Paraparaumu, Waikanae Beach, Kapiti Coast, Foxton Beach, Waikawa Beach, Wanganui Weather, Taranaki Weather, Napier Weather

Find the Sea Level and Tides of Kapiti and also Taranaki. This shows real time tides and also predicted tides.

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Fishing News
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FISH STOCK STATUS UPDATE

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PAUA POACHER GETS PRISON TIME

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