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Hopefully February will see the changeover
25 January 2017
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Last week was a flashback to the winter. One good trip midweek, then a heap of bad weather forecast for the weekend.

The Metservice forecasts can be well out, but they got it right this time unfortunately.

We were taking a group out to Mayor camping, but Sunday’s big winds and swell put paid to that.

All the signs are that once the West and SW winds  ease things will pick up as you’d expect at this time of year. Lots of dolphins, jellyfish, sunfish  are being seen, but keep getting pushed offshore, same with the gamefish and tuna.

Snapper too, would normally be in close by now. So hopefully February will see the changeover.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 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

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

    Di Watts

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    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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