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Positive start to October fishing
9 October 2013
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October has started more positively than September ended, with some settled conditions over the last week.

Wednesday we took a public trip to Town Pt, where we had a nice day with a lot of good sized tarakihi coming up.

A half day on Thursday around the Middle Ground was a lot slower though, with a few fish in the 20m depths only.

Saturday, Town Pt went very well in the morning, then slowed enough that we headed outside Motiti, but much the same there.

Our overnighter had a good start, with an evening fish producing good sized snapper in quantity. The next day at Mayora bit slower, but still some nice tarakihi, plus a few bluenose and gemfish to top off some great settled weather.


  • Just a quick email to thank you for a nice fishing trip today. Very enjoyable. Weather was kind to us and everyone caught fish.

    Hopefully will return to the Mount again next year, in which case I will check you out for another trip.


    Alan Chamberlain


  • 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



  • Hi Daphne ,

    Please thank Brett for a great trip the other day

    We didn’t get on to the Kingi’s on this occasion but we do appreciate the conditions were against us and we know Brett did everything possible . Still, everyone got plenty of fillets to take home and we thoroughly enjoyed the day

    You will see us again and we will recommend you

    Kerry Allan
    Sales Manager Corporate

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