Charter Operator
Ross Taylor

Member since December 2014 Paihia, New Zealand
Background
Having had a love of fishing for over 40 years, and owning my own aluminum boat, I came across an opportunity to buy a charter boat. So, with a life style change and relocating to the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, my wife and I bought Target Charters about 14 years ago and continue to operate in the Bay.

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Paihia, New Zealand
Background
Having had a love of fishing for over 40 years, and owning my own aluminum boat, I came across an opportunity to buy a charter boat. So, with a life style change and relocating to the Bay of Islands in New Zealand, my wife and I bought Target Charters about 14 years ago and continue to operate in the Bay.
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Target Charters

Excellent
4.7 / 5
(39 reviews)
Paihia
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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 39 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.5 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (27)
Half day with Skipper Ross & Rick
Half day birthday snapper trip
Jono S, Liz, Jono, Megan, Geoff.
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
92%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
87%
Appropriate for children
79%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
74%
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Jeffrey M.
Auckland, Auckland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day with Skipper Ross & Rick

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Sole Snapper on March 19, 2022
Had an awesome morning out with this charter, we caught some good size snapper and kawai, boat has plenty of deck space for...
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Sue M.
Whangarei, NTL
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Half day trip with Target Charters..

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish on February 21, 2022
We found the Captain , Ross n his deckhand Ricky, very knowledgable and friendly.. although we didnt catch our target species,the...
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Martin L.
Auckland, Auckland
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience:
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Half day charter with Ross and his crew

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on June 30, 2021
Great trip, great crew that were very helpful and nice. Would recommend👍👍
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Tim R.
Maruia, Canterbury
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Marlin fishing

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Marlin Fishing on January 10, 2022
Wonderful day out in the boat, well looked after but sadly didn’t see a fish.
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Des C.
Whangarei, Northland
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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3/4 day kingfish

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish on December 12, 2021
Bit rough going out but nice around cape in sheltered waters.Caught a few nice fish everyone very happy
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