UNFORGETTABLE FISHING CHARTERS - THAMES, COROMANDEL

Welcome to

SNAPPER EXPRESS

FISHING CHARTERS

We have been operating fishing charters in the Firth of Thames since 2011.

Eric (Buster) Carter is your skipper and host and his job is to make sure you have a memorable fishing trip. He prides himself on being able to put the fish in the bin whilst making sure that everyone is feeling safe and having a great time.

OUR BOAT

Our new boat is an 8.5m Osprey powered by the latest 250hp Mercury Seacore outboard - this boat is built to fish with a clear deck, it fishes 10 people with ease.

She has a cruising speed of 25 knots (45km/hr), top speed of 35 knots (65km/hr). Being a full survey vessel means she is equipt with all the latest in safety, navigation and communication equipment - giving you peace of mind that your in good hands.

 

And last but definitely not least a toilet for those caught short.

 
 

INFORMATION

Trip

DEPARTURE TIMES

Departure times can be arranged to suit your requirements but are sometimes restricted by tides the best fishing is usually early morning or late evening

TRIP DURATION

Trips are 4-5 hours depending on the fishing conditions

WHAT WE CATCH

Most common species is Snapper but other species caught include John Dory, Kahawai, Gurnard and Kingfish generally rated as the best fighting fish pound for pound in the sea

 

WHAT'S SUPPLIED?

All rods, tackle and bait is supplied but if you wish to bring along your favourite rod please feel free.

Tea, coffee and light refreshments provided and let us know if there are children coming so I can make sure the lollie jar isn't empty.

WHAT TO BRING

No matter what the season it always pays to bring a jacket, water and sunscreen, even in winter there can be quite a glare off the water. A good solid chilly bin to take home your catch. Salt flake ice can be purchased at Thames Wholesale and Fish Supply at the Shortland Wharf.

COST

Trip

Trips cost $100 NZD per person

with a boat minimum charge of $600 NZD 

 

Great skipper - Awesome boat

Great skipper with an awesome boat. Plenty of room on the large work deck with good quality fishing gear and bait supplied. If you want some fast, no nonsense fishing, here is where you will get it.

 

Ian Taylor

 

TESTIMONIALS

 

SNAPPER EXPRESS

Contact

Register your interest in Fishing Charters, Eric will get back to you asap with more details or to arrange an awesome fishing trip!

ERIC (BUSTER) CARTER

Email:  ruralbuilders@xtra.co.nz

Ph: 07 868 4898

Mob:  0274 966 609

Address: 92B Bennet Rd, Te Mata, Thames, New Zealand

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