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Wildcat Charters

Port Tarakohe, Takaka, New Zealand
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Had a great day fishing with my novice girlfriend and completely first time lucky most fish... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
Jamie M
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You won't find better than this!

First class fishing trip with Wildcat. We had a fantastic day fishing on the Tasman sea with... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
VillageLady234
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Berkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 8 December 2017 via mobile

Had a great day fishing with my novice girlfriend and completely first time lucky most fish capture!!!catching blue cod, snapper,gurnard and many other species. Lee was a fantastic skipper who couldn't do enough for you and would definitely recommend a days fishing if in Abel...More

Thank Jamie M
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

First class fishing trip with Wildcat. We had a fantastic day fishing on the Tasman sea with Skipper Leigh. He was 100% on all counts. We caught over 8 species, Blue Cod, Snapper, Rass, Terakihi, shark, even an Octopus that was swiftly returned to the...More

Thank VillageLady234
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Reviewed 30 January 2017

We returned for our second charter after having such a great experience last year. On the trip out to the fishing grounds we were escorted by a large pod of Dolphins, something you don't get every day according to the skipper Leigh. We had great...More

Thank Nicholas H
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Reviewed 24 January 2017 via mobile

A fantastic day fishing for myself and my young son. Leigh and Jack were friendly and helpful and seemed determined that we all had a good time and caught plenty of fish. Will do it again next time we are in Golden Bay.

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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Absolutely loved this fishing experience. Leigh was great, not all of us were experienced so he was patient and explained things well, helped us set up and filleted the fish we caught at the end of the trip. We caught all sorts of different fish...More

Thank Laura_Hansford
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Reviewed 20 April 2016

Highly recommend the fishing trip with Leigh. He has many years experience boating and fishing. Everything was set up for you, in fact you did not have to lift a finger. As soon as we cast out we got fish. Blue cod, king fish, snapper...More

Thank woomerabell
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Reviewed 15 February 2015

We stayed for two nights here, and the accommodation was reasonable, but clearly not new. The bed was comfortable, and the shower was good. We were surprised that servicing the room didn't include making the bed. There was no hairdryer, but there may have been...More

Thank ColinBut
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Reviewed 10 January 2014

We had a great trip out with the skipper (Leigh). He was really knowledgeable about the local fishing area which helped us get quite a successful catch;certainly enough for plenty of dinners. He seemed to enjoy the trip as much as we did and was...More

Thank Simon M
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Reviewed 6 April 2013

After getting off to a slow start we had a very successful fishing trip catching a 5kg shark among other things. Really good skipper v. professional with regards to health and safety. We were lucky it was quiet so there were only 2 of us...More

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