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

  • Hi Brett,

    This was a trip to remember , the company, fishing , and the way we were looked after was second to none . and I have done  a lot of  trips ,

    I would like to thank You Brett and your Son Ben  , Ben was an AWESOME deck hand , we didn’t need to do anything but fish  and  no matter where you took us there was fish there ,

    The jigging for Kingi’s was un-real most of us have never seen this done , only on TV , but to do  Jigging,   hell yes it was fun.

    Once again  Brett thank you and   son Ben for a trip that we will talk about for a long time

    This is from the… BPT pig  hunting  Whanau

    Cheers

    ROB

  • Thanks Brett for taking us out yesterday, most had a great day especially Peter who caught the big king fish.

    Di Watts

  • 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

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