The 10 best places to fish in New Zealand

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Whether you want to chase marlin in the Bay of Islands or use a fly to catch a trout in a lake, New Zealand can offer all types of challenge to keen anglers. 

Deep seas, surf, rivers, streams and lakes … the choices belong to those who fish.

Travel site offers a list of the 10 best places to fish in New Zealand.

Top 10 places to fish in New Zealand

1. Moturiki Island, Mt Maunganui, Bay of Plenty

Rock fishing.

2. Russell, Northland

Deep sea and game fishing.

3. Lake Otamangakau, Tongariro National Park, Central North Island

Boat fishing for trout.

4. Omaha Cove, Greater Auckland

Rock fishing.

5. Lake Wakatipu, Queenstown, Central Otago

Trolling from boats.

6. South Bay, Kaikoura, Canterbury

Deep sea fishing.

7. Lake Te Anau, Southland

Fly fishing for trout.

8. Waimakiri River, Canterbury

Fly fishing for trout and salmon.

9. Buller River, Nelson/Marlborough

Fly fishing for trout.

10. Hokitika, West Coast

River fishing for trout, salmon and whitebait.