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Target Fishing Charters

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Corner of Marsden and Williams Road, Paihia, New Zealand
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This was a perfect day for the occasion we were celebrating. Many thanks to skipper Ross and... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
jusgus
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Kerikeri, New Zealand
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Fabulous family day!

We had a fantastic day with Ross out in the Bay of Islands. Our party of 8 included our 84 year old... read more

Reviewed 12 March 2018
Viki B
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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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Corner of Marsden and Williams Road, Paihia, New Zealand

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

This was a perfect day for the occasion we were celebrating. Many thanks to skipper Ross and deckhand Jack. Ross, you were kind and very helpful and we had a great time. The fishing was fun even though our 6 barely legal snapper did not...More

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Reviewed 12 March 2018 via mobile

We had a fantastic day with Ross out in the Bay of Islands. Our party of 8 included our 84 year old mum. Saw a big pod of dolphins, had a tour around and did some fishing. Weather wasn’t perfect but the day certainly was....More

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Reviewed 20 January 2018

I sought Target Charters out online before leaving Australia Ross the owner /captain promptly booked the charter and sent the relevant information back to me.Ross also contacted us the day prior to make sure that all the arrangements were correct. Meeting was easy we meet...More

Thank Mark M
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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 21 January 2018

Hi Mark thanks for taking time to write a review very much appreciated. What an awesome couple you were great day good fun and plenty of fish on both charters. It’s a pleasure to take you out and have an enjoyable time and give you...More

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Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

Went out fishing 2nd day of 2018. Got picked up at the dock 6am. It was a beautiful morning after the rain on New Year’s Day. We saw dolphins too and caught some mullets as life baits. Ross took us to Cape Brett. My partner...More

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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Thank you very much for review. Kingis are a lot of fun to fish for and they do put up a great fight. So pleased you and your partner got to experience that and enjoy the beautiful water in the Bay of Islands. That was...More

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Reviewed 30 December 2017 via mobile

We only made up our mind to jump on a charter boat in Paihia a couple hours before this trip started. The skipper and his assistant are very helpful. Even though my girlfriend has never really done any serious fishing, they still taught her with...More

Thank Sheldon W
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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2018

Thank you so much for your great review. It’s all about the experience and our crew always endeavour to do that for the customers. Sounds like you both had lots of nice fish to take back and enjoy. Always very happy to have you back...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

Ross runs a good business. I was holidaying in Kerikeri for 5 days and thought I'd try to get out on the water with my brother in law. I realised that this may not be possible as it was winter and it may be difficult...More

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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 6 August 2017

Thank you so much for your review it is much appreciated. We will always do our best to get people out on the water and catch a fish. So pleased your enjoyed your experience and caught a variety of fish on the charter Ross &...More

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Reviewed 7 February 2017 via mobile

We booked in the day prior for a king fish 6hour fishing charter. The day started early at 6.30 were we promptly were taken out to the bay to catch the bait- this was great fun in itself. Not long after we were taken out...More

Thank Ebony A
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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 February 2017

Thank you Ebony for your review and its great to hear you had a great experience on board Target and even though the fishing was hard we are happy to know you enjoyed your day and were well looked after

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Reviewed 7 November 2016

While we didn't catch any fish while out for a half day it was still a really nice day. The crew were really nice. I liked that they baited your hooks for you because it meant our fingers didn't get all stinky (you could do...More

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Reviewed 2 September 2016

Thank you so much Trent and Sam for a great day out you looked after us superbly.The fish was beautiful. Unfortunately there was a slight accident at the start whereupon the owner was not interested in the slightest when he saw us off at the...More

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Kaylablack, Owner at Target Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2016

Hi Jan many thanks for your review and certainly respect your comments regarding the incident prior to departing and can assure you that has now been addressed. We also apologise if you thought that that the Owner did not show concern. Please rest assured that...More

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Reviewed 24 March 2016

its not often that u can fish next to a tourist attraction and catch good size fish and some of those fish were personal bests but target charters did just that for of us. Ross trent and especially shane were awesome. some of the boys...More

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Poppet417
11 July 2015|
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How there and thanks for enquiry. Gove Ross a call on 0274 983323 and he can give you the information you need. Many thanks
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