Northland

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fishing spots in the Northland

Mangonui Harbour

Location

34° 59' 20.4468" S, 173° 32' 11.5836" E

This is a good spot to have a spin with light gear and small lures for kahawai when there are too many boats to make fishing at the wharf pleasant. Try fishing on the incoming tide for the best results

3.088235

Urqharts bay point

Location

35° 51' 3.5424" S, 174° 31' 29.0964" E

Walk over from the end of Urqharts Bay and rockfish for snapper (often to big sizes), kahawai, trevally and stingrays. Use sinkers against the current and baits of mullet, skipjack, pilchards, or piper.

2.77778

Tapeka Point

Location

35° 14' 28.9212" S, 174° 7' 11.3304" E
Date & Time: 
Spring

Great rock fishing in spring for snapper. Access at low tide from the Tapeka ramp , dusk fishing with a wet walk back after dark is the way to go! Have good footwear. Fresh bait is best for off the rocks.

2.8

Motukowhai Island

Location

35° 19' 24.744" S, 174° 20' 34.9584" E

Good fishing spot for Snapper and kahawai with floating lines. Use skipjack, mullet, pilchards or piper.  

2.75

Ocean Beach

Location

35° 52' 17.3028" S, 174° 34' 58.8" E
Date & Time: 
All year

This fishing spot is good all year round, about 1 km offshore. shellfish, mullet or pilchards are good baits for catching snapper, gurnard, blue cod and with live bait can catch john dory.

2.56655

3 kings island

Location

34° 10' 7.0896" S, 172° 6' 42.5376" E
Date & Time: 
March till Mid June

Marlin fishing and also excellent Hapuka, Bass and Kingfish fishing

3.625

North Cape Reef

Location

34° 24' 30.9924" S, 173° 3' 21.4344" E
Date & Time: 
August - Jan

Snapper and Kingfish

Use fresh bait for the big fish

best in southwest and northwest winds

3.225805

Tapuwai Point At Great Barrier Island

Location

36° 6' 57.8304" S, 175° 25' 36.804" E
Date & Time: 
16 Feb 2011

You want to go to right to the point along Whangapoua beach.
You can get both snapper and kingfish by straylining off the kelp beds.

3.117645

Howe Point

Location

35° 10' 37.4988" S, 174° 7' 36.5988" E
GPS: 
35 10.625S, 174 07.610E

This is a well-regarded tarakihi spot that fishes well right through spring and into summer.
Look for some foul with even a whisper of a sign on the sounder.

3

Lady Alice Island

Location

35° 53' 4.9812" S, 174° 43' 37.0812" E
GPS: 
35 53.083S, 174 43.618E

soft baiting for big reds

1.666665
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