Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters

Based out of Coromandel town Te Kouma, Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters is your ticket to a memorable time on the water.

Come on aboard with Skipper Tim and Ben whose main priority is to get you on some fish. Expect to use techniques like bottom fishing, trolling, jigging, and spinning, based on the species you’re targeting. Speaking of which, you have the option of 5 to 8-hour trips, where you’ll be fishing for the likes of Snapper, Gurnard, Kahawai, Trevally, John Dory, and Yellowtail Kingfish in and around the mussel farms.

You’ll be fishing from a 35’ Marlborough boat with enough room for up to 10 anglers at any single time. It also includes a toilet and ice-box. You’re welcome to keep all legal species caught during the trip. There will be a first mate on board to help you with anything you need. Tips for good service are always appreciated.

Please keep in mind that gear and bait aren’t included in the trip price, so make sure to check the trip descriptions below for details.

Bait will need to be confirmed prior to the charter, the price is 20 pp. Rod hire is available at $15 pp.

Up for a family trip? This is a children-friendly business, so bring your loved ones to share these memories with.

Book your trip now and hit the water with Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters.



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip – Shared (AM)
    In demand! Last booked: 4 days ago
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US $154
    Mussel Farm Fishing at its best in the Firth Thames, see Mussel barges working only 30 minutes from wharf to access the largest farms in NZ. Hundreds of mussels blocks, great fishing for Snapper, John Dory, Kahawai, Gurnard, Trevally, etc. We can supply bait at $20 pp also rod hire at $15 pp, soft bait rods available. Please advise day before or on booking if bait or rod hire is required.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Drift Fishing
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip – Shared (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 12:30 PM
    US $154
    Mussel Farm Fishing at its best in the Firth Thames, see Mussel barges working only 30 minutes from wharf to access the largest farms in NZ. Hundreds of mussels blocks, great fishing for Snapper, John Dory, Kahawai, Gurnard, Trevally, etc. We can supply bait at $20 pp also rod hire at $15 pp, soft bait rods available. Please advise day before or on booking if bait or rod hire is required.
    Types of fishing
    Inshore Fishing
    Fishing techniques
    Bottom Fishing
    Light Tackle
    Jigging
    Spinning
    Drift Fishing
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FAQs about Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters

Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters offers the following trips to customers:
  • NZ $130 per person - Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) (5 hours)
  • NZ $130 per person - Half Day Trip – Shared (PM) (5 hours)

When you book a trip with Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box
  • Radar

Trips booked with Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters include:
  • First Mate
  • Fishing License

Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing (Mussel farms, 365 acres )
  • Reef Fishing (Coromandel coast line )

Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Heavy Tackle (Kingfish rods available on board )
  • Bottom Fishing (Ledger Rig 6 oz sinkers )
  • Trolling
  • Spinning (Overhead reels )
  • Jigging (Lures, Fish Fingers, Soft bait )
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Coro Cowboy Fishing Charters include:
  • Gurnard
  • Kahawai
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Trevally (Golden)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack

Meet the Captain

Tim Balemi
Te Kouma, New Zealand
2 Fishing Reports
ID & license verified
39 Customer reviews
Response time 14 hours
Member since August 2020
Tim Balemi comes from a large fishing family. Fishing is in his blood, and you can count on him to help you in any way that you need.

About this listing

Targeted species

Gurnard Gurnard
Kahawai Kahawai
Snapper (Pink) Pink Snapper
Trevally (Golden) Golden Trevally

Boat specs

Marlborough (Pilothouse) originally built in 1989, and restored in 2004. Powered by a 450HP Yanmar engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.

Length
35 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Mussel farms, 365 acres
Reef Fishing
Coromandel coast line

Fishing techniques

Heavy Tackle
Kingfish rods available on board
Bottom Fishing
Ledger Rig 6 oz sinkers
Trolling
Spinning
Overhead reels
Jigging
Lures, Fish Fingers, Soft bait
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Outriggers

Trip includes

First Mate
Fishing License

Cancellation policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

You can cancel or modify your booking up to 7 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.

Listing policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
Age 5 and up
You Keep Catch
Can arrange filleting and vacuum pack
Catch and Release Allowed
Large Snapper 15-25 lb recommend

Payment

Book with 10% deposit, pay rest to captain

When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.

The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:

Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.8 / 5
out of 5 stars from 39 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.9 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (22)
Great day on the water!
Coro cowboy fishing charters
March fishing trip
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
92%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
97%
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Temmy P.
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Very touched!

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on December 28, 2023
We booked a 7am trip and at 630am that morning, we learned our car was out of battery that we couldnt get to the wharf on time. ...
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James E.
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Excellent
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5.0 / 5
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Awesome charter

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (PM) on July 15, 2023
This was my first boat charter so I didn’t know what to expect. This charter beat my expectations. The Capt Ben was phenomenal,...
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Jason B.
Excellent
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Great day on the water!

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Shared (PM) on April 8, 2024
My 2 sons (12 &15) & I recently went on the fishing charter with the Coro Cowboys and had an incredible time! We caught our...
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Jason H.
Hamilton, New Zealand
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Half day trip with Ben and Nigel

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on August 13, 2023
We had a great morning out with Ben and Nigel, managing to catch plenty of snapper. Arlo (6) was keen to catch as many fish...
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Viv And Garry Leggett
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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5.0 / 5
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Bag Limit Reached within 2 hours

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on February 23, 2024
Ben knew exactly where to find the big fish and put us right on the spot. Plenty of room to bring in your fish and plenty...
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