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 11 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 11 years ago and continue to operate in the Bay.
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4.66
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out of 5 stars from 33 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
95%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
84%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
78%
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Ian P.
Gisborne, GIS
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Full day with Ross and Rick

VERIFIED   NEW  Full Day Trip - Marlin/King/Snapper on March 22, 2021
Tried to go out wide for Marlin, weather didn’t allow us to spend too much time out there but everyone tried. Came back into...
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Peter M.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day birthday snapper trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on January 23, 2021
Ross & Rick have a wealth of knowledge of the area and made the trip an excellent experience, they also helped us to catch...
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Rihi B.
Auckland, Auckland
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VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on December 21, 2020
Great experience with The Ross dog and Rick the magician on the soft bait. Recommend this charter, lots of fun, very enjoyable...
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Tim B.
Whangarei, NTL
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Half Day trip with Captain Ross

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (PM) - Snapper on January 6, 2021
We had a great family morning out thanks Ross.  You and Rick were both fantastic, very encouraging for our sons, and helpful...
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Geoff E.
Auckland, Auckland
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Half day trip with Captain Ross.

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish on January 9, 2021
An awesome day out with Capt.Ross. Good fishing good weather an all round great experience. When it comes to Kingfishing Ross...
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