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Spot-X Fishing Charters

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20B York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
+64 27 945 4357
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Great experience!

We had a great trip with our skipper George. Caught both big and small fish. Good gear and George... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Eva A
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Stockholm
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Outstanding Experience

Almost a month since we returned from our trip to New Zealand. Definitely, one of the hi-lites... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
michaelpmcgarry
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Scottsdale, Arizona
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Join our daily fishing trips and you will have a personal fishing guide and a unique experience of the supreme places in the Bay of Islands. Spot-X skippers have all minimum of 30 years of fishing tourism and local experience and we work hard to make everyone having a dazzling adventure. Feel the excitement of having a snapper or kingfish hooked on and the sensation of landing it, before the sharks take a bite! Our private charters give our clients the full range of options of fishing or tourism or both. Half day snapper trip A 4 hour fishing trip specialised on reef fishing, bottom fishing on typical 20-50m depth, targeting snapper. We get all sorts of spices; trevally, kahawai, grandady hapuka, blue cod, terakihi and also kingfish. We usually go 30 minutes to the first spot and change spots until we find good fishing. We never give up! Daily morning and afternoon departure. - Shared or Private Charters Kingfish trip A 6 hours fishing trip targeting Kingfish, starting with getting live bait, one of the predators favorites. The Kingfish is a real fighter – join the game! The Kingfish is here all year round and the winter months can produce even bigger ones. Early morning departure. Shared and Private charters available. Full days fishing, 8 hours. - Private charters.
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  • Very good14%
  • Average2%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“snapper” (29 reviews)
“caught plenty” (3 reviews)
“great skipper” (3 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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20B York Street, Russell 0202, New Zealand
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+64 27 945 4357
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We had a great trip with our skipper George. Caught both big and small fish. Good gear and George made sure everyone had the equipment and bait needed. The location is beautiful and this is a truly nice way of spending your time.

Thank Eva A
Katarina J, Owner at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you very much Eva for sharing your experience with us!!! It is fantastic to hear you enjoyed spending time with us out on the sea! Hope to see you on board soon again! Best/Katarina Spot-X

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Almost a month since we returned from our trip to New Zealand. Definitely, one of the hi-lites, amongst many, was my half-day fishing trip with SpotX. The Captain was friendly, knowledgeable and considerate of all 4 of those fishing. We each caught many snappers, keeping...More

Thank michaelpmcgarry
Katarina J, Owner at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Michael, we are so happy you enjoyed being out with us!!! It was a great pleasure having you on board! Looking forward seeing you again!!! Big thanks! Best regards/Katarina Spot-X

Reviewed 11 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect morning fishing on Spot X with Captain George. A host of fine sized snapper and a couple of great salmon. Warm weather and wonderful views. Thanks George for filleting our catch - enough to feed 13!

Thank Robert K
FishSpotX, Owner at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 January 2018

Thank you very much!!! Great to hear you enjoyed being out with us! And the meal! Big thanks! Katarina Spot-X

Reviewed 28 December 2017

We had an awesome days fishing with the captain George. We caught plenty of Snapper, my wife won the day with a 45cm boy! Highly recommend these folks a great day and customer focused. I read an earlier review about don't use them....some people are...More

Thank David H
FishSpotX, Owner at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 2 January 2018

Thank you!!! Great having you on board and we are so happy you enjoyed being out with us! Our pleasure and we hope to see you soon again!!! (The one-star review came from one who was not out with us since he was too late...More

Reviewed 26 November 2017

A great day out fishing, skipper knows his stuff and put us on the snapper spot perfectly. I did the 7am charter, there were only 3 of us fishing so here was plenty of space. We caught plenty of fish and the 4 hours was...More

Thank Robin v
FishSpotX, General Manager at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 27 November 2017

Hi Robin, Thank you very much for sharing your experience! We are so happy you enjoyed it! Hope you had a yummy dinner! Looking forward seeing you on board soon again! Thank you/Katarina Spot-X

Reviewed 10 November 2017

Exactly what you need if you are looking for a well organised, affordable and accessible way to target monster Snapper in the Bay of Islands. The skipper Bevan is first class and offers unrivalled fishing know-how and enthusiasm. Highly recommended!!!

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Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Very helpful staff, this is a great day out. From start to finish, good communication, friendly people and well catered. The skipper knew exactly what he was doing, and i will happily go back again when in the area.

Thank Milton C
Reviewed 15 October 2017

Had a great day with Capt. Jeff on the SpotX. We caught a bunch of snapper and a few other exotic fish, and Jeff took us through the Hole in the Rock and took us by an epic beach that looked like paradise. But what...More

Thank Bulldog94
FishSpotX, Owner at Spot-X Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 October 2017

Thank you very very much for such a great review sharing your experience!!! We are so happy you enjoyed your day with us and your sharing means plenty for us!!! Big thanks and hope to see you on board soon again! Best regards, Katarina

Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Had a half day fishing charter with Jeff as our skipper, were kept updated on the weather beforehand as the wind was up and swells were a bit dangerous so our trip was rescheduled accordingly and the company were regularly in contact to make sure...More

Thank Emma M
Reviewed 27 April 2017

Jeff was an amazing skipper with lots of knowledge of the best fishing spots. Heaps of beautiful snapper. Friendly staff and easy booking the great trip. A must-do when in Paihia/ Russell. We got bite after bite (fish after fish!!). Just an amazing, fun day...More

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angieangelides13
5 February 2018|
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Response from Katarina J | Property representative |
Hi, We have seats on Kingfish charter on the 10th March, it is 6 hours, $250 per person on a cshared charter. On the 8th and 9th we have seats available on shared snapper trips, 4 hours, $115 per person. Hope to see you... More
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angieangelides13
5 February 2018|
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Response from Katarina J | Property representative |
Hi, Thank you for enquire Spot-X Fishing Charters! We have a few options! A half day snapper charter is 4hours, $115 per person on a shared trip. We are max 8 guests on board and target snapper. We start at 7.00 am and... More
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