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Tarakihi going well even though they have well finished spawning
24 August 2016
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2 weeks in a row where we’ve got 3 days in. It makes a pleasant change from the last couple of months.

The fishing’s continued to be pretty good too, with the tarakihi going well even though they have well finished spawning by now.

The deeper water is still more consistent, although Saturday’s trip got quite sloppy in the late morning and we headed back to the Middle Ground, out of the worst of the N.E. swell that was rolling in.

We had a reasonable run of tarakihi there, which was nice, hopefully they’ll start showing up in the shallower water before too much longer.

Things had settled by Sunday and it was another nice, productive day.

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • Thank you for a great day yesterday. The trip was a surprise getaway for Robs 60th birthday and none of us had done a charter trip before nor can we fish for Terakihi as snapper, trevally and kingfish are target species in the Coromandel. 

    A most enjoyable day

    Regards

    Tanya 

  • 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,
    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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