Evening Charters

Plan your next fishing charter aboard the MV Manutere out of Tauranga, Bay of Plenty, NZ.

Evening to Night Fishing in Tauranga for Snapper, Tarakihi and Trevally

Evening fishing is a perfect way to spend a warm summer’s night fishing for Snapper, Tarakihi and Trevally, as well as a range of other reef fish.

Evening to Night fishing is perfect for those who can’t get out fishing during the day due to work constraints but can make it out for the evening.

From January through to May/June is the perfect time for evening fishing, as the Snapper tend to move into the shallower waters around Karewa and the middle ground between Motiti and Mount Maunganui.

The fishing is typically shallower than our day fishing trips, ranging anywhere from 15m – 50m, depending on the moon, tidal flows, and weather conditions.

The tackle used is generally ledger rigs with 3/0 hooks and a 5oz – 12oz sinker depending on the depth of water being fished. Squid, tua tua and skip jack tuna are usually the most successful baits for the evening fishing trips, with mullet, pilchards and octopus also accounting for their fair share of fish.

If you are looking for a night fish for your group feel free to contact us for more information.

Evening or night fishing for Snapper, Tarakihi and Trevally is an excellent way to get out fishing after work, to catch a nice feed of fish. Perfect for those summer months when the Snapper are predominant in the shallow water.

If you are on your own and would like to join a group, keep an eye on our calendar for any Public Evening Trips.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • Good afternoon Brett,

    Thanks for the memorable trip on Tuesday. This was a great experience once again and i have picked up some more tips which i can carry forward, your knowledge is extensive and you don\'t mind passing this on. Not only was the fishing great but i meet new people and have been lucky to share this experience with them. Even Kent the visitor from Australia enjoyed himself and the chilly bins were full of beautiful Terakihi which all the families have enjoyed eating.

    I look forward to joining you again very soon on the boat on another trip.

    Thanks again till then. Theo

    Theo Janssen

  • Thank you for a great day yesterday. The trip was a surprise getaway for Robs 60th birthday and none of us had done a charter trip before nor can we fish for Terakihi as snapper, trevally and kingfish are target species in the Coromandel. 

    A most enjoyable day

    Regards

    Tanya 

  •  

    Hi,
    Just to say thank you Brett and Des for making our fishing trip last Sunday so enjoyable. You were both so helpful.We all had a great day and have been eating fish all week!

    Thanks again
    Jacquie and Cornelia

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