Location

Beautiful, unspoiled location in the Eastern Bay of Plenty. We have a very healthy fishery here in Opotiki.

  • low angler pressure
  • low commercial presence
  • low travel times

Spend less time travelling, more time fishing!

Choose YOUR perfect FISHING TRIP

Have a look at the fishing trips below and decide on the trip that best suits your level of experience. Whether you are a novice, first time fisherman or a skilled, veteran fisherman, we guarantee that a good time will be had by all!

FUN

trip

  • NZD$600.00
  • Snapper Fun Day | 1-4 people
  • This is a 6 hour trip, and by far our best selling trip. This trip is suited to keen fisho's wanting to spend a bit more time on the water.

SPORT

trip

  • NZD$1150.00
  • Sports Day | 1-2 people
  • This is an 8+ hour trip. This full day Sports Fishing Trip, and is suited for 1-2, very keen and serious Sports Fisherman. On this trip, you will be targeting that 'fish-of-a-lifetime!'. Less anglers onboard means that the 'Big One' is going to be yours!

FAMILY

trip

  • NZD$500.00
  • Snapper Family Fun Day | 1-4 people
  • This is a 4 hour trip and is ideal for those new to fishing or for family groups, those with young children. It is also perfect for those with time or budget constraints.

our expertise

Operator

Michael Ruru. Long established business (2002) with Proven Operator who is fully licensed and certified. More than 20 years experience and continuous operation.

Vessel

Fully Surveyed Vessel and fully equipped with numerous safety devices. The vessel is not the largest on the sea but it is well maintained and perfectly formed

Pro's

Continuous operation since 2002. Full-time single occupation (not a part-time operator). We have a proven operation.

Some of our target species

Sports day

This is an 8+ hour trip. This full day Sports Fishing Trip, and is suited for 1-2, very keen and serious Sports Fisherman.
On this trip, you will be targeting that ‘fish-of-a-lifetime!’. Less anglers onboard means that the ‘Big One’ is going to be yours!


Target Species:  New Zealand Snapper  (Pagus Auratus)
Target Size:  20lb+  (boat record – 15kg+)

Target Species:  Yellow Tail Kingfish  (Soriola Lalandi)
Target Size:  20kg+  (boat record 30kg+)


The following species are also possible but are season dependent…

Target Species:  Marlin  (Stripped, Blue, Black)
Target Species:  Tuna  (Yellow-fin, Blue-fin, Albacore, Skip-jack)
Target Species:  Shark  (Blue, Mako, Bronze)


Techniques Used: Live Bait  |  Soft Bait  |  Jigging  |  Trolling  |  Big Baits  |  Lures

COST: NZD$1150.00  * additional hours extra

Snapper Family Fun Day

This is a 4 hour trip and is ideal for those new to fishing or for family groups, those with young children. It is also perfect for those with time or budget constraints.

During this trip you will learn bottom fishing techniques, and we will be targeting mainly snapper but a wide range of species is also likely:

  • Kingfish
  • Kahawai
  • Gurnard
  • Tarakihi
  • Trevally
  • Blue Cod
COST: NZD$500.00

Snapper Fun Day Trip

This is a 6 hour trip, and by far our best selling trip. This trip is suited to keen fisho’s wanting to spend a bit more time on the water.

During this trip you will learn bottom fishing techniques, and we will be targeting mainly snapper but a wide range of species is also likely:

 

  • Kingfish
  • Kahawai
  • Gurnard
  • Tarakihi
  • Trevally
  • Blue Cod
COST: NZD$600.00