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Today's Solunar Fishing Times for Auckland, New Zealand


According to our calculations, today Oct 22, 2017 has a 4 out of 4 rating ( ) and is a excellent day for fishing.
The current moonphase is a New Moon and 3 percent of the moon is visible.
The sun will rise at 06:28 am and sets at 07:44 pm while the moon rises at 08:00 am and sets at 09:52 pm.

Best fishing times are indicated by the four solunar periods of high feeding activity.

The two major solunar periods last for two hours or more and normally produce best results. Check out those days when they happen during sunrise or sunset for an extra boost.
The first major solunar feeding period starts at 01:27 am. The second major solunar feeding period starts at 01:56 pm.

Minor periods last for about one or two hours. Feeding is said to be less vigorous. But if other factors like weather, tides, sunrise, etc are favorable those times could be just as good as the major times.
The first minor solunar feeding period starts at 07:00 am. The second minor solunar feeding period starts at 08:52 pm.


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Best Fishing Times
  • excellent Day
  • Major:
    01:27 am - 03:27 am
  • Major:
    01:56 pm - 03:56 pm
  • Minor:
    07:00 am - 09:00 am
  • Minor:
    08:52 pm - 10:52 pm
  • Sunrise:
    06:28 am
  • Sunset:
    07:44 pm
  • Moonrise:
    08:00 am
  • Moonset:
    09:52 pm
  • New Moon
  • Local Time: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 9:00 PM
  • Latitude: -36.85 | Longitude: 174.7833
*bold times indicate fishing times near sunrise or sunset
Location
Timezone: Pacific/Auckland
Local Time: Sun, Oct 22, 2017 9:11 PM
Weekly Fishing Calendar
Date Rating Major Bite Times Minor Bite Times Sun Moon Moonphase
Sun, 22 Oct
01:27 am - 03:27 am
01:56 pm - 03:56 pm
07:00 am - 09:00 am
08:52 pm - 10:52 pm
R: 06:28 am
S: 07:44 pm
R: 08:00 am
S: 09:52 pm

New Moon
Mon, 23 Oct
02:14 am - 04:14 am
02:42 pm - 04:42 pm
07:37 am - 09:37 am
09:47 pm - 11:47 pm
R: 06:26 am
S: 07:45 pm
R: 08:37 am
S: 10:47 pm

Waxing Crescent
Tue, 24 Oct
03:02 am - 05:02 am
03:28 pm - 05:28 pm
08:17 am - 10:17 am
10:40 pm - 12:40 am
R: 06:25 am
S: 07:46 pm
R: 09:17 am
S: 11:40 pm

Waxing Crescent
Wed, 25 Oct
03:50 am - 05:50 am
04:15 pm - 06:15 pm
- - -
09:00 am - 11:00 am
R: 06:24 am
S: 07:47 pm
R: 10:00 am
S: -

Waxing Crescent
Thu, 26 Oct
04:38 am - 06:38 am
05:01 pm - 07:01 pm
- - -
09:46 am - 11:46 am
R: 06:23 am
S: 07:48 pm
R: 10:46 am
S: 12:30 am

First Quarter Moon
Fri, 27 Oct
05:27 am - 07:27 am
05:49 pm - 07:49 pm
12:17 am - 02:17 am
10:37 am - 12:37 pm
R: 06:21 am
S: 07:49 pm
R: 11:37 am
S: 01:17 am

First Quarter Moon
Sat, 28 Oct
06:15 am - 08:15 am
06:35 pm - 08:35 pm
01:01 am - 03:01 am
11:29 am - 01:29 pm
R: 06:20 am
S: 07:50 pm
R: 12:29 pm
S: 02:01 am

First Quarter Moon
*bold times indicate best fishing times around sunrise or sunset
Auckland, New Zealand - the city of Sails, home sweet home and a fishing paradise in the pacific ocean.
 
Auckland is surrounded by water. One one side we have the wild west coast beaches with great fishing opportunities around Muriwai, Piha and Watipu.
Those beaches are great for landbased anglers. Then there are the Kaipara and Manukau Harbours - both teaming with fish.
If you live out west and have a boat then you probably call those harbours your second home.
 
On Aucklands east coast we have comparatively calmer beaches and there are endless fishing spots within easy reach. From 
Mahurangi Bay all the way down to Muriwai - all within an hour drive from the Auckland CBD.
 
Fishing in the Hauraki Gulf or Firth of Thames by boat is productive all year around.
But even for landbased anglers there are still plenty of fish around in the shallows during low season in Winter.
 
If you have a kayak you can get fantastic catches. Many reefs and islands around Auckland are in easy paddle distance.
The stealth of a Kayak combined with soft baits and slow jigs is deadly on snapper, gurnard, trevally, john dory, etc.
And if you manage to land a kingfish from a kayak you'll be pumped with adrenaline for a week.
 
Auckland has many public boat ramps. Ideal to launch your boat or dinghy near your favorite fishing location.
 
The high season in Auckland is during the summer months. Early summer is spawning time and fish are hungry and lots of schools of snapper move into the inner harbours.
 
During winter things slow down a bit, but if you are lucky you might get that massive fish that decided to stick around in the shallows.

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