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Good numbers of skippies coming up on the lures
24 May 2017
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Only a couple of days last week, the weather’s getting more variable now.

We went out Tuesday and had another good day with another good mix of tarakihi and snapper, and yet again, good numbers of skippies coming up on the lures.

We’ve caught more of them in the last few trips than over the whole of the summer. Although the South and SWesterlies coming up will probably push them back to the tropics.

Too much SW for the Saturday, but we got the Sunday in. A bit sloppier than forecasted, the wind didn’t really drop like the forecast predicted so the Metservice were a bit out there. But generally their forecasting has been quite a bit better.

They went through a long period where they were very accurate, then got quite bad for the last few years, so hopefully they’ll continue to be on the money.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 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

  • Dear Daphne and Brett.

    I wanted to write to you to acknowledge what a great fishing charter you are running on board  the manutere. We have been on numerous  trips with you lately, and always returned home with fish,after having a great day out with Brett. We have found Brett to be very knowledgeable,friendly and always keen for a laugh. we have been on many different charters over the years, and the manutere rates very highly.

    Ironically, I own my own boat, yet love a day out on the manutere. 

    Keep up the great work. Look forward to seeing you next time!

    Kind regards,

    Shane Janssen
     

  • 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

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