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NZ Records. 

Currently there are records for 30 New Zealand game fishes presented in this records area. For species not listed here, check out NZ Angling & Castings Website as they cover the fish the NZSF hasn't listed

Click here to view a PDF of the NZACA NZ record species.(319Kb) 43 Pages.

NZSF wishes to thank Scott Tindale of New Zealand Angling and Casting for his assistance in producing the amalgamated records in conjunction with Pete Saul, NZSF Records Officer.

Note:  Wreckfish is the international name but in NZ they are called Seabass by some. The records are listed under Bass/Seabass (NZ)

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Albacore
Normal Records
Class Line Class
[kg]
Weight
[kg]
Angler Location Date WR*
[kg]
Men 1 9.75   J Millar Jackson Bay 21-02-2008 9.75
Men All Tackle 27.60   M Oxley White Island 23-01-2009 40.00
Women All Tackle 23.80   J Brown Tutukaka 18-05-1996 n/a
Women 1 5.80   Kathy Malone Hawkes Bay 21-02-2013 5.80
Women 11 through 16 1 2.17   Sarah Beaufill Whale Island 18-02-2012 n/a
Men 2 10.64   Peter van Eekelen Jackson Bay 18-02-2017 22.68
Women 2 7.45   Kathy Malone Hawkes Bay 18-02-2013 9.07
Men up to 11 2 3.80   Aiden Matchett New Plymouth 10-03-2014 n/a
Men 11 through 16 2 3.22   Campbell Clayton Off Waihi Beach 19-02-2011 n/a
Men 3 14.26   K Nyhon Jackson Bay 21-02-2006 15.75
Women 3 9.60   J Cotton Manukau Harbour 03-01-1998 12.50
Men up to 11 3 4.76   Aiden Matchett New Plymouth 09-03-2014 n/a
Men 11 through 16 3 11.38   D Baird Fiordland 24-02-2006 n/a
Women 11 through 16 3 6.68   A Towers Oakura 19-02-2008 n/a
Men 4 21.00   A Stokes White Island 03-09-2004 27.55
Women 4 10.39   M Danks Hawkes Bay 25-02-2005 19.50
Men up to 11 4 5.56   Aidan Matchett New Plymouth 18-02-2013 n/a
Men 11 through 16 4 10.2   G Field Manukau Harbour 23-02-1999 N/A *
Women 11 through 16 4 7.86   A Towers Oakura 21-02-2005 n/a
Men 6 22.4   M Savell Whakatane 07-07-1991 31.18
Women 6 14   C Fitness Tauranga 17-09-1995 26.19
Men up to 11 6 10.59   J Kerr Whitianga 07-01-2006 n/a
Men 11 through 16 6 17.4   D Cooney Tauranga 04-09-1995 N/A *
Women 11 through 16 6 7.10   M Jones North Taranaki 08-03-2004 n/a
Men 8 22.8   S Field Kaikoura 11-03-1995 32.54
Women 8 22.47   Michelle Danks Hawkes Bay 24-02-2009 27.20
Men up to 11 8 12.64   Todd Hemingway Penguin Rise 25-10-2010 n/a
Women up to 11 8 9.80   A Smith White Island 26-10-2004 n/a
Men 11 through 16 8 11.2   K Pollock Whakatane 23-02-1994 N/A *
Women 11 through 16 8 2.43   LIBBY CLAYTON WAIHI BEACH 21-02-2016 n/a
Men 10 24   B Sedcole Whakatane 11-12-1988 34.47
Women 10 19.8   L Johnston Mayor island 24-09-1994 34.01
Men up to 11 10 13.26   Todd Hemingway Penguin Rise 25-10-2010 n/a
Men 11 through 16 10 22.20   J Tatton Mayor Island 08-09-2007 n/a
Women 11 through 16 10 20.40   Sarah Beaufill White Island 30-03-2013 n/a
Men 15 25.00   L Carter Whakatane 08-02-1990 36.74
Women 15 22   S Hope Whakatane 14-02-1993 32.65
Men up to 11 15 21.60   J Haddock White Island 28-09-2004 n/a
Women up to 11 15 11.00   A Smith White Island 26-10-2004 n/a
Men 11 through 16 15 21.40   J Tatton Mayor Island 13-09-2007 n/a
Women 11 through 16 15 15.8   A Padlie Mayor island 04-09-1994 *
Men 24 27.60   M Oxley White Island 23-01-2009 38.00
Women 24 23.8   J Brown Tutukaka 18-05-1996 32.5
Men up to 11 24 7.60   J Kramer Alderman Islands 03-01-2004 n/a
Women up to 11 24 7.20   M Crewe Bay of Islands 29-12-2007 n/a
Men 11 through 16 24 18.8   T Sneddon Mayor Island 04-09-1994 *
Men 37 25.80   S Freeman Whale Island 16-07-2007 40.00
Women 37 22.6   P Oatham Whakatane 16-05-1992 29
Men up to 11 37 10.70   Lachlan Kidd Mayor Island 30-01-2015 n/a
Women up to 11 37 7.53   K Randrup Waihau Bay 12-01-2005 n/a
Women 11 through 16 37 19.5   T Ross Tauranga 13-09-1997 Vacant *
Men 60   
Women 60   

Fly Records
Class Line Class
[kg]
Weight
[kg]
Angler Location Date WR*
[kg]
Men up to 11 3 4.78   J Robertson Hawkes Bay 09-02-2009 6.44 *
Men 4 5.61   Tony Hildesheim Hawkes Bay 26-02-2009 9.85
Men 6 9.20   Frank Lux Whakatane 23-02-1994 15.87
Men 8 7.73   Reece Jones Hawkes Bay 24-01-2009 19.59
Men 10 10.4   Sam Mossman Whakatane 20-03-1993 21.31

* NB: If a particular lineweight is not displayed, the record is vacant for this section.
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