Target Charters

Target Charters offers action packed trips around lucrative fisheries of the Bay of Islands, NZ. These waters are known around the world for Marlin. Striped, Black, and Blue―their season runs from late December until May, but peaks from February through April. Yet, that’s not all. Snapper and Kingfish can be readily caught here.

Target Charters has a seasoned captain and professional crew to help you land your dream catch. They know the local waters, and will prepare for the trip, to select the best lures, lines, and tackle.

You will join the crew onboard their John Wade offshore sport fishing boat. She is powered by a 315 HP Cummins engine, and can cruise at the speeds of up to 22 knots. The boat can take up to eight anglers. She is rigged with marine electronics, has a cosy sheltered cabin with lounge seating. There is also a fully private onboard marine toilet. Anglers will find AC, a galley, live bait well, outriggers, and a fighting chair. You get it―this is a boat fit to fish for big game!

Once onboard, the crew will supply you with rods, reels, and tackle. They will also get the lures and live bait, depending on your target. The fishing license is included in the trip.

You will want to bring a camera, sunblock, sunglasses, a cap. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear, as you will need to be able to move easily the action starts. Pack food and drinks. Kids are welcome onboard. If prone to seasickness or if you haven’t been on a boat before, it might be a good idea to consider taking medication beforehand.

When you’re ready to go, come go after that fish!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Viaje Privado
    Full Day Trip - Marlin Fishing
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    8 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    Viaje de temporada Jan 1 - May 1
    $1,262
    The Bay of Islands is world famous for Marlin. Here you will find Striped Marlin in abundance, but can also come across Blue and Black Marlin. Paihia is just one of their playgrounds. Marlin have a limited season and generally you can catch them from December through until May although February to April would be the best months. The crew will provide gear and permit, so you should pack food, drinks, sunblock, a cap, sunglasses, and dress for the chase.
  • Viaje Privado
    Full Day Trip - Marlin/King/Snapper
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    8 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 7:00 AM
    $1,262
    This is a great chance to combine and get the most out of your trip. Fishing for Marlin, Kingfish or Snapper, you get to choose and the chance to do some sightseeing if your wish. Experience what the Bay of Islands has to offer! You may see dolphins, whales, and plenty of sea bird life! Marlin usually bite from January to May. The crew will provide the gear and permit. Bring food, drinks, a camera, sunblock, sunglasses, a cap, and comfortable clothes.
  • Viaje Privado
    Half Day Trip – Sole Snapper
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    $701
    Enjoy a 4-hour private Snapper charter out in the beautiful Bay of Islands with just yourself or a group of family or friends. All bait and tackle provided along with tea/coffee on board. Bring your own snacks and cold refreshments along with warm clothing. Enjoy having your catch filleted and ready for dinner!
  • Viaje Privado
    3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    6 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 6:00 AM
    $386
    Experience the thrill of catching one of these amazing fighting fish! You will have enough time for your outing. If you want some fun and want to try your hand at this challenging fish, then book your date. Kingi can weigh between 10lb to 40lb (if you are lucky), and are a great eating fish. The crew will provide the gear and license. Bring food, drinks, a camera, sunglasses, a cap, sunblock, and comfortable clothes. Then hop onboard, and have a blast!
  • Viaje compartido
    Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 8:00 AM
    $203
    This is a great way to start your morning. Snapper is a must when fishing in New Zealand. The Bay of Islands in NZ offers plenty of good fishing spots amongst the islands to catch these well sought after eating fish. They can be anything from 2lbs up to over 30lbs. Imagine if you got the big one! The crew will supply the fishing gear, and the license. You should pack food, and soft drinks, and put on sunblock, sunglasses, and a cap. Dress comfortably, and take your camera!
  • Viaje compartido
    Half Day Trip (PM) - Snapper
    Cancelación GRATIS 3 días de aviso
    4 Horas de Viaje, Empieza 2:00 PM
    $203
    Spend an afternoon going after tasty Snapper. You don't want to miss fishing for it when in NZ. Luckily, these waters offer plenty of good fishing spots. Here, Snapper can be anything from 2lbs up to over 30lbs. Imagine if you got the big one! Don't forget the camera! The crew will provide the fishing gear and the license. You should pack food, and soft drinks, and put on sunblock, sunglasses, and a cap. Wear comfortable clothes and footwear, and be ready when the chase starts!
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Sobre el Charter Operator

Ross Taylor
paihia, Nueva Zelanda
Identificación y licencia verificadas
34 Opiniones de los clientes
Tiempo de respuesta 7 horas
Miembro desde Diciembre 2014
Having had a love of fishing for over 40 years, and owning my own aluminum boat, I came across an opportunity to buy a charter boat. So, with a life style change and relocating to the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, my wife and I bought Target Charters about 11 years ago and continue to operate in the Bay.

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Especies de Interés

Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue) Marlin (Blue)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)

Yellowtail Amberjack Yellowtail Amberjack

Especificaciones del barco

John Wade design (Offshore sport fishing) construido en 1989. Impulsado por 315HP Cummins motor, con una velocidad máxima de crucero de 22 nudos.

Longitud
36 ft
Capacidad
8 personas

Tipos de Pesca

Pesca en Alta Mar

Técnicas de Pesca

Equipo Ligero
Equipo Pesado
Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
Troleo
Jigging
Pesca de Mar Profundo

Servicios

Baño
Silla de combate
GPS
Localizador de peces
Flybridge
Vivero para la carnada
Cocina
Outriggers
Nevera para la pesca
Baño
Silla de combate
GPS
Localizador de peces
Flybridge
Vivero para la carnada

El Viaje Incluye

Cañas, carretes y equipo
Carnada Viva
Señuelos
Limpieza y Fileteado
Marinero
Licencia de Pesca

Política de Cancelación

Cancelación gratis hasta 3 días antes del viaje

Los clientes pueden cancelar o modificar su reserva hasta 3 días antes de la fecha del viaje sin cargo. Si el viaje se cancela o modifica después, o en caso de no presentarse, se cobrará el 100% del depósito.

Políticas

Traslado no incluído
El traslado desde / hacia el lugar de salida no está incluido en las tarifas del viaje.
Se permiten niños
Te quedas con la pesca
Se permite captura y liberación

Pago

Reserva con 15% depósito
Cuando el capitán confirme tu viaje, FishingBooker cargará a su tarjeta de crédito un depósito del 15% para garantizar la reserva.
Pagar el balance restante al capitán
El saldo restante se pagará directamente al operador del charter en la fecha del viaje o antes en uno de los siguientes métodos de pago:
Efectivo
Transferencia Bancaria

paihia Calendario de Pesca

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Opiniones de los clientes

Calificación general
Fotos de clientes (26)
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Half day birthday snapper trip
Jono S, Liz, Jono, Megan, Geoff.
December fishing trip
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Calificación del pescador
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Opinión de los pescadores
Buena experiencia
95%
Capitán amigable
100%
Recomienda este charter
88%
Apto para niños
85%
Satisfecho con el barco
100%
Atrapé lo que quería
79%
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Peter M.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day birthday snapper trip

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on Enero 23, 2021
Ross & Rick have a wealth of knowledge of the area and made the trip an excellent experience, they also helped us to catch...
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Rihi B.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day trip

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on Diciembre 21, 2020
Great experience with The Ross dog and Rick the magician on the soft bait. Recommend this charter, lots of fun, very enjoyable...
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Martin L.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day charter with Ross and his crew

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on Junio 30, 2021
Great trip, great crew that were very helpful and nice. Would recommend👍👍
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Tim B.
Whangarei, NTL
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Half Day trip with Captain Ross

VERIFICADO   Half Day Trip (PM) - Snapper on Enero 6, 2021
We had a great family morning out thanks Ross.  You and Rick were both fantastic, very encouraging for our sons, and helpful...
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Geoff E.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day trip with Captain Ross.

VERIFICADO   3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish on Enero 9, 2021
An awesome day out with Capt.Ross. Good fishing good weather an all round great experience. When it comes to Kingfishing Ross...
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FAQs about Target Charters

Target Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • NZ $145 per person - Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper (4 hours)
  • NZ $145 per person - Half Day Trip (PM) - Snapper (4 hours)
  • NZ $275 per person - 3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish (6 hours)
  • NZ $1,000 per group - Half Day Trip – Sole Snapper (4 hours)
  • NZ $1,800 per group - Full Day Trip - Marlin Fishing (8 hours)
  • NZ $1,800 per group - Full Day Trip - Marlin/King/Snapper (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Target Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Baño
  • Silla de combate
  • GPS
  • Localizador de peces
  • Flybridge
  • Vivero para la carnada
  • Cocina
  • Outriggers
  • Nevera para la pesca

Trips booked with Target Charters include:
  • Cañas, carretes y equipo
  • Carnada Viva
  • Señuelos
  • Limpieza y Fileteado
  • Marinero
  • Licencia de Pesca

Target Charters offers the following type of fishing:
  • Pesca en Alta Mar

Target Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Equipo Ligero
  • Equipo Pesado
  • Pesca de Fondo/ Bottom Fishing
  • Troleo
  • Jigging
  • Pesca de Mar Profundo

Top targeted fish species with Target Charters include:
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Marlin (Striped)
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack