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

Nice pannie snapper, mostly between 32 and 36cm
27 September 2016
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We were lucky to get a break in the weather to get in a stag do on the Saturday. We started the day with tough conditions with some North Easterly wind and swell. The fishing was equally tough for the first part of the morning, with only 2 Tarakihi onboard by 11 o’clock.

After some perseverance we managed to get onto a nice school of fish, which turned out to be some nice pannie snapper. Mostly between 32 and 36cm. They came up in good numbers for about 45 minutes, at which point the Tarakihi took over, and we caught nice fish steadily until it was time to head home. Had to cancel Sundays trip due to some big weather, but was a good chance to rest up after a productive one on Saturday. Bring on some more settled weather!

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  • 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

  • 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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