Fishing Reports

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

Up to date weekly fishing reports, for the Tauranga Bay of Plenty (BOP) region. Come and see the fish we have been catching recently. The fishing reports are updated weekly, with feature reports being added for 'unique' fishing trips.

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Reef trips around Motiti with good results
30 November 2016
30 November 2016
A good start to the week, with a couple of reef trips around Motiti with good results. We’re still not finding much in the shallower water, but...
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Better days than we could have hoped for
21 November 2016
21 November 2016
The strong winds prevailed again last week, but we had a busy weekend, which was a pleasant change We started with a day trip on Friday where we...
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25/35knot predictions, it's no fun and nobody thanks you for the experience
14 November 2016
14 November 2016
Another frustrating week of volatile weather and cancelled trips because of it. What makes it doubly aggravating is the fact that the various...
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Very big tides courtesy of the supermoon
9 November 2016
9 November 2016
We got  a few days in last week, with varying degrees of success, mainly due to bigger currents than we’ve seen for a while. Monday was...
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Particularly big tides
2 November 2016
2 November 2016
The beginning of the week started well, even with some particularly big tides, with continued good fishing in the deeper water. Some average weather...

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 5.1.2010

    Well, we are all home from a wonderful day out. This is a thank you to all the crew from all of us.

    The whanau had a memorable and happy day out on the sea. Everyone caught a fish, so no household went without.

    Also, thank you for being so good to our kids - I hope they didn't get in your way too much. But they enjoyed their day and had their own thrills on the boat.

    It was a good day - and when our families do this again we’ll definitely be back.

    THANK YOU AGAIN!!

    Have an awesome and happy year.

    Kind Regards,
    Dawn A. Whare

  • 19.8.2009

    Brett & the Manutere, well i must say that over the last 8 years or more i have been out on day & overnight trips plus the TGA game fishing one base & charter tournaments  with Brett, you would be hard pushed to find a better skipper who will do his upmost to put you on the fish !!! & i mean go the extra mile !! literally, always good for a yarn, (fishing, politics, rugby etc etc,) & not forgetting the overnight trips tradditional continental breakfast, beans, eggs, bacon, toast, & a wicked coffee !

    The Manutere is a solid fishing platform of which i have spent many enjoyable hours aboard, and hope to spend many more !!!!

    Cheers Brett, till next time ! (soon)

    Tony Shores

  • 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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