Fishing Reports

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

Wednesday in, which was a nice sunny, settled day
22 February 2017
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The wet weather meant not much fishing but certainly got the lawns growing, a lose lose situation from my point of view. Still it was ok for the Paeroa  Motorbike races, a bonus.

We did get the Wednesday in, which was a nice sunny , settled  day. The fishing  started well and was good until about lunchtime when they  just stopped.

No obvious reason, conditions were still excellent, good sign,  just totally off the bite. A friend fishing  about 12miles away had exactly the same thing, which isn’t uncommon. The fishy collective unconscious perhaps.

We tried a few other spots in closer, but no more luck there either, so home we went

WHAT OUR FANTASTIC CLIENTS SAY

  • 5.9.2009

    Hi Brett,
     
    I enjoyed my fishing during my last trip to Tauranga. The fishes caught was really delicious...Taratiki. I couldn't wait to eat them, so, I cooked a few fillets at the Bay Palm Motel where I stayed. I brought the rest back to Perth and my family just loved them.
     
    Just a note that you should be aware of so that you can advise all future Australians who fish with you and want to bring the fishes home. The fishes MUST be headless, gilled and gutted. Remember, must not have heads. I decleared my fishes and the first questions asked was whether I removed the head (which I did) and since my fishes were also gutted and gilled, I could bring in ALL(including the fillets).
     
    Best wishes for the season and happy fishing.

    Regards,


    Melvin Wee
    JAS Sushi, Perth

  • Thanks for a fabulous day on the water. Just ate some great fish and washed it down with nz Pinot.

    Ross the Aussie

  •  

    They had a great time and a special thanks to Brett for making the day so enjoyable for them!!! Jordan has not stopped talking about his day out fishing and has been proudly showing the photos of his day to everyone he comes into contact with!! They would love to go out again next year if we return to the BOP if Brett would have them on board again!!
     
    Regards,
    Lynne.

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