Captain
Neil Palfreyman

Member since October 2014

Porirua, New Zealand

Background
I love the freedom of the open water, a bit like riding a bike. I became a fisherman because I love challenges and being independent, I passionately don't like captivity and some workplace cultures. I have a trades background and can turn my hand to a lot of things. I like scuba and fee-diving more than fishing but save those for my hobbies.
Techniques
Bottom fishing with bait is best for most beginners trolling is good when pelagics are around I like casting lures but its hard to tell what most customers are capable of doing and the deepwater bait fishing can be very hard for some people

Hey, I'm Captain Neil Palfreyman

Porirua, New Zealand
Background
I love the freedom of the open water, a bit like riding a bike. I became a fisherman because I love challenges and being independent, I passionately don't like captivity and some workplace cultures. I have a trades background and can turn my hand to a lot of things. I like scuba and fee-diving more than fishing but save those for my hobbies.
Techniques
Bottom fishing with bait is best for most beginners trolling is good when pelagics are around I like casting lures but its hard to tell what most customers are capable of doing and the deepwater bait fishing can be very hard for some people

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Fishing Reports

Early summer 2017 18 Fishing

November 16, 2017

Things are going the right way now we have been catching most species we have had snapper tarakihi blue cod kingfish trevally gurnard amongst the catch the snapper havent really established themselves yet but they will we have had… Read Full Report →


Start of the new season

November 05, 2016

Its been a windy springtime most days have been too rough to go but when we get out its good fishing and the weather will get better as summer comes on Im expecting a good season this year with… Read Full Report →


Mana coast fishing

December 06, 2015

The fishing season is going well we are getting a good variety of fish now from groper to snapper and everything in between evening trips have been popular and snapper trevally tarakihi john dory kahawai all coming on as… Read Full Report →

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Karl Donovan
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VERIFIED   September 23, 2017
Neil was a great host put us right on the fish within 15 mins of being on the boat.every1 catching fish strsight away.top man...
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