Captain
Nik Key

Member since July 2016

Auckland, New Zealand

Background
Ever since he was a child, Captain Nik has fished the stunning waters of the Hauraki Gulf. With over 40 years experience on the water, he is not only passionate about fishing, but also about being at one with nature on the open sea. With many years’ experience fishing the local waters all year round, Nik has a thorough understanding both of how the area fishes, and why. Nik started fishing with softbaits and metal lures in about 2004, and has never looked back since. He and his team took home the inaugural prize at the first ever Berkley Gulp softbait competition in New Zealand in 2007, and were at the forefront of developing this technique in the local area. Nik takes pride in sharing his knowledge of fishing with softbaits that he gained from 12 years of intensive lure fishing.
Techniques
Searching for workups and the fishing with lures, using techniques such as Inchinku and Kabura Jigging.

Hey, I'm Captain Nik Key

Auckland, New Zealand
Background
Ever since he was a child, Captain Nik has fished the stunning waters of the Hauraki Gulf. With over 40 years experience on the water, he is not only passionate about fishing, but also about being at one with nature on the open sea. With many years’ experience fishing the local waters all year round, Nik has a thorough understanding both of how the area fishes, and why. Nik started fishing with softbaits and metal lures in about 2004, and has never looked back since. He and his team took home the inaugural prize at the first ever Berkley Gulp softbait competition in New Zealand in 2007, and were at the forefront of developing this technique in the local area. Nik takes pride in sharing his knowledge of fishing with softbaits that he gained from 12 years of intensive lure fishing.
Techniques
Searching for workups and the fishing with lures, using techniques such as Inchinku and Kabura Jigging.

My Charter Listings

Auckland
trips from
US$ 2570
Auckland
trips from
US$ 1744

Fishing Reports

Anchovy and pilchard workups

May 30, 2017

There is a huge area of bait (anchovy and small pilchards) sitting about 2nm-4nm North Nor-east of gannet rock off the bottom end of Waiheke. What is surprising, is the dolphins haven’ found it yet (or as of Tuesday… Read Full Report →

No reviews yet

Book a trip and you could give this captain their first review!