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Spot-X Fishing Charters

#4 of 12 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Russell Features Animals
Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 27 945 4355
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Jeff was an amazing skipper with lots of knowledge of the best fishing spots. Heaps of beautiful... read more

Reviewed 27 April 2017
Wanaka, New Zealand
Mixed experience

Firstly we booked through 'Book me' who advertised the trip at 1/2 day for $80 per person we were... read more

Reviewed 7 April 2017
via mobile
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Join our daily fishing trips and you will have a personal fishing guide and a unique experience of the supreme places in the Bay of Islands. Spot-X skippers have all minimum of 30 years of fishing tourism and local experience and we work hard to make everyone having a dazzling adventure. Feel the excitement of having a snapper or kingfish hooked on and the sensation of landing it, before the sharks take a bite! Our private charters give our clients the full range of options of fishing or tourism or both. Half day snapper trip A 4 hour fishing trip specialised on reef fishing, bottom fishing on typical 20-50m depth, targeting snapper. We get all sorts of spices; trevally, kahawai, grandady hapuka, blue cod, terakihi and also kingfish. We usually go 30 minutes to the first spot and change spots until we find good fishing. We never give up! Daily morning and afternoon departure. - Shared or Private Charters Kingfish trip A 6 hours fishing trip targeting Kingfish, starting with getting live bait, one of the predators favorites. The Kingfish is a real fighter – join the game! The Kingfish is here all year round and the winter months can produce even bigger ones. Early morning departure. Shared and Private charters available. Full days fishing, 8 hours. - Private charters.
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 27 945 4355
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Reviewed 27 April 2017

Jeff was an amazing skipper with lots of knowledge of the best fishing spots. Heaps of beautiful snapper. Friendly staff and easy booking the great trip. A must-do when in Paihia/ Russell. We got bite after bite (fish after fish!!). Just an amazing, fun day...More

1  Thank 225Jimmy
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

Firstly we booked through 'Book me' who advertised the trip at 1/2 day for $80 per person we were then charged $110! Not a great start but we were looking forward to the trip and saw others coming back from the same area with several...More

Thank Hanlou1082
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is the best 1/2 day fishing trip I've been on. A very knowledgeable skipper. Knew where to go for live bait and for bottom fishing. Everyone on board caught fish. They might not have been whoppers but the hookups were continual. We got onto...More

Thank IanFaith
Reviewed 29 March 2017 via mobile

Great day! Fishing with one the best skippers I have had the pleasure of meeting. Recommend to any one wanting a fantastic day out. Tack sa mychet 🇸🇪Barry & Dana.

Thank Daniela F
Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

My husband and I went fishing with Jeff yesterday and had a really fabulous time. There were 6 others (mixed ages) on the boat plus Jeff. We caught so many fish and were busy all day. Jeff was a great skipper - took us to...More

Thank Judy P
Reviewed 22 March 2017

Had a great afternoon - well extended than the original timing. Good fishing, good fun and great scenery. Can recommend them.

Thank Holidays1217
Reviewed 17 March 2017 via mobile

Did a 1/2 day trip with Spot-X after recommendation from my fishing friends. The booking and communication with the service minded staff was extremely easy and pleasant. Onboard Jeff, the skipper was so supportable and supplied us with very good gear and bait. If we...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Went out with Jeff last Wednesday afternoon and had a great day out,caught some nice sized snapper.Geff was entertaining with his good sense of humour and just his quirky sayings.If you are thinking about going fishing make sure you go with spot x you won't...More

Thank Vaughan D
Reviewed 22 February 2017

I did 3 trips over a week with SpotX and loved every minute. An efficiently run outfit of which I can't speak highly enough of. Great boat and perfect for the snapper trips that I went on with them. Katarina, an absolutely lovely lady in...More

1  Thank johnnytrident2017
Reviewed 15 February 2017

Catched some great snappers here during our afternoon fishing trip. We also saw some dolphins and great landscape. All baits and equipment were included.

1  Thank tuna4444
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