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Excellent day on both tarakihi and snapper
20 April 2018
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A quiet week but a settled weekend meant 2 good days of fishing for us.

Saturday we worked inside Motiti initially, for mainly small snapper, so moved around he Okaparus, and got a selection of species, snapper, kahawai, and quite a few blue and grey maomao.

When they tapered off we headed inside the Astrolabe and Brewis Shoals hoping to get onto the tarakihi, but not a lot of action there.

After pronouncing that the skippies must have moved on last week, we caught  some on the way home, so a premature call on that one.

We also picked up a few on our Sunday trip out to Mayor, and  had  an excellent day on both tarakihi and snapper, with one around 6kg being a highlight.

 

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 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 

  • 10.3.2009

    Brett, just a note to thank you and Wade for looking after us and helping with the filleting (well.... doing most of the fish).

    Every one passes on thier thanks, and wishes you the best for the season.

    Shane

  • 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
    Aaron

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