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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Excellent
4.7 / 5
(50 reviews)
Paihia
 2 bookings in the past week.
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trips from US $112

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
4.7 / 5
out of 5 stars from 50 reviews
Boat
Excellent
4.6 / 5
Crew
Excellent
4.8 / 5
Experience
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Photos & videos by reviewers (32)
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Grace's first fish
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
81%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
82%
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Jean-michel D.
New Zealand
Excellent
4.7 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

Super fishing adventure

VERIFIED   3/4 Day Trip - Kingfish on January 11, 2016
Captain Trent was very serious about finding fish for us and both he and Shane where very helpfull and knowledgable. The experience...
Jean-michel D. recommends Target Charters
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Bill K.
Lane Cove, New South Wales
Good
3.0 / 5
Experience:
Good
3.0 / 5
Boat
Good
3.0 / 5
Crew
Good
3.0 / 5
Overall

Target - not terrible, not great

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on January 6, 2020
The boat is pretty basic, which is fine: we did not expect anything flash. Of course they can’t control the weather or the...
Bill K. does not recommend Target Charters
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Anssi M.
Littoinen, Finland
Excellent
4.3 / 5
Experience:
Very good
4.0 / 5
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Very good
4.0 / 5
Overall

Awesome

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip - Marlin/King/Snapper on January 4, 2016
We had a nice family fishing trip in Bay of islands, nice fishing and beautiful views. We went thru hole in rock ! We catch...
Anssi M. recommends Target Charters
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Angeline W.
Auckland, New Zealand
Very good
4.0 / 5
Experience:
Good
3.0 / 5
Boat
Very good
4.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Overall

January fishing trip

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on January 20, 2019
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Joe H.
Auckland, New Zealand
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 - Snapper - PM

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip (AM) - Snapper on December 13, 2016
Joe H. recommends Target Charters
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