Charter Connection - 46ft Diversity Fishing Reports

Working the weather windows

July 12, 2016

The recent inclement weather conditions has resulted in a few trips being postponed and us having to work the few weather windows we get. The last 2 trips have been in pretty good conditions for the most part and… Read Full Report →

Crazy warm May fishing

May 12, 2016

It seems kind of crazy that we are rocking around in shorts and a singlet on the boat most days. Typically this time of year it is a lot cooler, a little wetter and the fish in the deeper… Read Full Report →

Snapper, Kingfish and overnight trips

April 22, 2016

Bute spell of weather we are having! Light winds (mostly) and calm seas means pretty much endless options in and out of the Gulf. Game fishing pundits are either in search of the last few marlin along the northern… Read Full Report →

Kingfish,snapper, jigs and bait

February 20, 2016

Flat calm seas and bright conditions saw us head deep with a real good bunch from all over the world. One bloke was from Brazil, another visiting from China, a couple of Aussies and a couple of Kiwis meant… Read Full Report →

Chinese New Year and inshore fishing

February 12, 2016

We have been getting a bit of a battering from the onshore winds and now heavy rainfall from the effects of 2 tropical depressions well north of the country. This has meant some time tied to the wharf and… Read Full Report →

Bait fishing while snapper spawn

February 02, 2016

We have been mostly bait fishing on the anchor as of late. The reason being that the vast snapper schools that are furiously spawning at the moment seem to prefer nibbling on the baits rather than the usual aggressive… Read Full Report →

Kingfish and snapper - Motuora Island

January 15, 2016

With fantastic weather over the past few trips and calm seas the clients have been enjoying good catches. Big snapper and kingfish have been lurking around the bait schools at Motuora Island and along with some shark activity in… Read Full Report →

Family holiday snapper and kingfish

January 09, 2016

With many overseas and local fishers enjoying the holiday break we have been busy with shared trips. The fishing has been a little patchy due to the weather not allowing us to get out to where we had been… Read Full Report →

Hot snapper bite!

December 27, 2015

Happy holidays everyone! We have been fishing out in the Hauraki Gulf and over the sand. Vast snapper schools have congregated to spawn in these areas. We have been fishing larger groups due to high demand and fishing on… Read Full Report →

Girl Powah

December 04, 2015

A keen young group of girls eagerly boarded the boat at 7:30am along with the 3 "masterbaiters". The sun was shining, the sea was flat and we headed out into the Hauraki Gulf to put the girls onto some… Read Full Report →

Kabura jigging nails big snapper

December 03, 2015

Recently we ran a prize draw for a free fishing trip on Diversity through our facebook page "It's catching on" and the prize winner was invited along with some of our regular clients for a day out in the… Read Full Report →

Full moon doesn't stop the hot bite

November 28, 2015

The full moon can reduce the catch a little but it didn't seem to make much difference this past few days. One thing I did notice was that the predicted bite times were a long way out and we… Read Full Report →

Big snapper in closer

November 21, 2015

Windy conditions have kept us inshore over the past weekend but that wasn't such a bad thing as snapper fishing was red hot around Motuora Island. We did have one slower day in very windy conditions but generally it… Read Full Report →

Big snapper out deeper in the Gulf

November 16, 2015

We have had some spectacular weather! Variable winds with calm seas have meant we can travel in comfort to some of the deeper snapper fishing the Gulf has to offer. Scattered work ups with dolphins pushing the bait around… Read Full Report →

Awesome spring snapper fishing continues

November 07, 2015

Huge schools of bait fish are being shadowed by the increasing snapper schools in the Gulf and the fishermen are really enjoying the action. It's such a great time of year for just about any form of snapper fishing… Read Full Report →

It's bite time!

October 14, 2015

What a week! Fishing locally has been good. Big fish and good numbers with a couple of slow days thrown in to make us all appreciate the good days even more. Good fish in Whangaparaoa Bay, on the Tiri… Read Full Report →