Ultimate Charters - Red Skin 30ft

31 Westhaven Dr
Auckland, New Zealand

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About this listing

Boat Specs
30 ft
8 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Snapper (Red)

Tuna (Albacore)
Yellowtail Amberjack

Specialising in high-speed longer range charters.

We target the spectacular *Sardine runs in Auckland Hauraki Gulf. We fish both the East coast and West coast for Snapper, Kingfish, Marlin, Tuna, Grouper and Hapuka.

The Sardine or Pilchard run workups include 100s of Gannets, Dolphins, Sharks, Snapper, Kingfish, and the odd huge Brydes Whale. This is a site to behold and nature at it’s most spectacular along with fishing at it’s best with everyone on board often hooked up at once.

Late December to May/June (Summer to Autumn)
Marlin - 
There is often a congregation of Marlin during May/June that sees the best fishing of the year.
Blue Striped and Black Marlin are all common in NZ with Striped marlin making up the majority of the Marlin caught. The average Blue Marlin in NZ weighs around 190KG with Striped Marlin averaging 90kg and Black Marlin averaging 180KG.
Grander Blue and Black Marlin are caught during most seasons with many more lost.
When the Marlin are here the Tuna are also here.
Kingfish and Snapper - During this time, the Kingfish congregate around reefs and the Snapper come in shallow over the foul and up the harbours. Gannet, Dolphins and whale workups are less common when fishing for Kingfish and Snapper but the actual fishing can be fantastic as the fish crowd into shallow areas to spawn

May to September (Winter)
Workups start again around April and go right through to September. The metabolism is down on most fish and bite times are often shorter but when they are on there can be some spectacular fishing for Snapper and Kingfish.
Marlin is rare after mid-June.
Big Albacore Tuna are an option.

September to December (Spring to Early Summer)
The workup fishing improves and peaks from October to November but can be fantastic right throughout this time. 

Air Conditioning
Multimedia System
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Spearfishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Ice Box
Trip Includes
Rod, Reels & Tackle
Live Bait
Catch Cleaning & Filleting
First Mate
Fishing Licence
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on trip and number of days booked

Other Policies 
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash, Visa, Master Card, Bank Transfer, American Express, PayPal.

About the Captain

Capt. Danny
Auckland, New Zealand
Member since October 2014

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  • 31 Westhaven Dr, Auckland
    1010, New Zealand