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20kg kingie on a ledger rig
6 June 2017
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Another quietish week, we got the Monday in with a group of Aussie fishing fanatics.

We had a reasonable day, although Allen pulled up a 20kg kingie on a ledger rig and a bit of squid, fairly impressive!

We also caught some skippies and had a marlin freejumping around the boat, with a heap of dolphins bopping along; at the end of May.

That’s a bit different.

Saturday was out, but it was ok Sunday, and another good day, the morning joggle settled, the afternoon was calm, and good fishing.


  • Hi, Brett,

    Just wanted to say, on behalf of the House of Travel Boys , a big thanks to you and your deckie for such a great time.  The boys loved every minute of it, oh, I guess, apart from the few chunderers the first nite.  I know we’ll certainly recommend your charters to others who are interested in a great day out.  The boys got 2 bags of fish each to take home, which was a bonus.

    Thanks again.



  • Hi there Brett, just a quick thank you for the lovely fishing trip we had today.

    Myself my wife and parents had a fantastic time.

    It may have been a bit choppy today but luckily my family didn't supply any extra burley and really enjoyed the trip. We have about 2kgs of Terakihi filets in the fridge which we look forward to enjoying tomorrow.

    After trying different charter boats I have found Tauranga Marine Charters by far the best.

    We really appreciate you helping and guiding my wife and parents who are first time fishers to get set up and get onto some fish.

    Looking forward to doing it again sometime.

    Many thanks

  • Hi Daphne ,

    Please thank Brett for a great trip the other day

    We didn’t get on to the Kingi’s on this occasion but we do appreciate the conditions were against us and we know Brett did everything possible . Still, everyone got plenty of fillets to take home and we thoroughly enjoyed the day

    You will see us again and we will recommend you

    Kerry Allan
    Sales Manager Corporate

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