What’s happening

Good times, great scenery and big fish caught on the Hauraki Gulf… keep up with what’s happening on Fishmeister fishing charters.


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Napier visitor very happy with winter snapper

We ventured out both Saturday and Sunday this weekend with visitors from Napier. These guys couldn't believe the difference between ...
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Sometimes the fish win…

With a break in the weather finally, we headed out on both Saturday and Sunday. On Saturday the southerly was ...
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Winter soft bait

Soft baiting still works in winter…

Yesterday we fitted a new sonar module to Fishmeister so headed out across the Mangawhai Bar to test the unit ...
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Big one on the line

A huge variety of fish caught today

The day of the fishing comp we were all ready for a big day with six on board. Unfortunately the ...
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A day at the Mokohinau’s

Today the forecast was better so we decided to take a member of the local volunteer fire brigade all the ...
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A good haul despite the winds

After a few days of miserable weather we decided it was time to get outdoors yesterday, despite the gusty winds ...
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Quick after work fishing trip to the Hen and Chicks

A quick after-work fishing trip

Today a local builder and electrician downed tools a bit early to join us out on the briny. By the ...
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Snapper and kahawai caught at the Hen and Chickens with Fishmeister

Swarms of snapper

Sun and awesome conditions made for a top afternoon out in a combined sightseeing and fishing trip for a group of guests, with a ...
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Ocean going kahawai

We took advantage of a break in the weather on Wednesday to take a quick trip to the Hen and ...
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Fishmeister - fishing charters out of Mangawhai, 80 minutes north of Auckland

Calm after the storm

Cyclone Cook may have put paid to fishing over Easter weekend but once the storm passed, we were back on ...
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A personal best Snapper caught with Fishmeister

A personal best for one fisho!

What a beautiful day out here on the Hauraki Gulf.  We had four fishing on board the boat today, with ...
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Caught a bird

Bites at the Hen and Chicks

The sun was shining today but the 2m swells kept it interesting. We had the skipper plus 6 aboard but ...
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