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Wellington Fishing



Wellington Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Wellington, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Brown Trout

  2. Brown Trout

    There is a 37.25% catch rate for Brown Trout, based on 130 Brown Trout counted.

    Wellington Brown Trout Counts Chart
    Brown

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON BROWN TROUT COUNTS CHART


  3. Australian Salmon

  4. Australian Salmon

    There is a 27.79% catch rate for Australian Salmon, based on 97 Australian Salmon counted.

    Wellington Australian Salmon Counts Chart
    Australian

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON AUSTRALIAN SALMON COUNTS CHART


  5. Redfin Perch

  6. Redfin Perch

    There is a 20.63% catch rate for Redfin Perch, based on 72 Redfin Perch counted.

    Wellington Redfin Perch Counts Chart
    Redfin

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON REDFIN PERCH COUNTS CHART


  7. Hapuka

  8. Hapuka

    There is a 4.3% catch rate for Hapuka, based on 15 Hapuka counted.

    Wellington Hapuka Counts Chart
    Hapuka

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON HAPUKA COUNTS CHART


  9. Morwong

  10. Morwong

    There is a 3.15% catch rate for Morwong, based on 11 Morwong counted.

    Wellington Morwong Counts Chart
    Morwong

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON MORWONG COUNTS CHART


  11. Spiny Dogfish

  12. Spiny Dogfish

    There is a 1.43% catch rate for Spiny Dogfish, based on 5 Spiny Dogfish counted.

    Wellington Spiny Dogfish Counts Chart
    Spiny

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON SPINY DOGFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Australasian Snapper

  14. Australasian Snapper

    There is a 1.15% catch rate for Australasian Snapper, based on 4 Australasian Snapper counted.

    Wellington Australasian Snapper Counts Chart
    Australasian

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON AUSTRALASIAN SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  15. Snoek

  16. Snoek

    There is a 1.15% catch rate for Snoek, based on 4 Snoek counted.

    Wellington Snoek Counts Chart
    Snoek

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON SNOEK COUNTS CHART


  17. Striped Mullet

  18. Striped Mullet

    There is a 1.15% catch rate for Striped Mullet, based on 4 Striped Mullet counted.

    Wellington Striped Mullet Counts Chart
    Striped

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON STRIPED MULLET COUNTS CHART


  19. Blue Grenadier

  20. Blue Grenadier

    There is a 0.57% catch rate for Blue Grenadier, based on 2 Blue Grenadier counted.

    Wellington Blue Grenadier Counts Chart
    Blue

    ENLARGE WELLINGTON BLUE GRENADIER COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 13 species of fish and 349 fish counted for April around Wellington.

To date, there are 20 species of fish and a total of 62259 fish counted for Wellington and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 12/1/1876 (148 years).

Last Update: 4/16/2024 10:11:56 PM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Top Wellington Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Wellington are the following:

  1. Jurassic Park Reef


  2. New Zealand
    home


  3. Mana Wide
    Mana Wide


  4. Wellington Harbor Hump
    This hump has a nice ledge into the trench. This is a good area for Bluenose.


  5. Unknown


  6. Unknown


  7. Wairarapa Arm


  8. Rauoterangi Channel
    Rauoterangi Channel


  9. Fish Farm Long Island Reserve


  10. Mikhail Lermontov Wreck


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Top Wellington Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Steve's Fishing Shop


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Top Wellington Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Westcoast Charters


  2. Wellington Fishing Charters


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Top Wellington Marinas

  1. Chaffers Marina Limited


  2. Seaview Marina


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