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Usually BYO on Felix to maximise the fishing time, but they can be provided on request.
Types of trips
The standard fishing trip we go where I think you will get the best fishing due to the time of year and water temp etc etc these all have an influence on what fish we get we go out and try to get a good catch of everything and hopefully a few good sized fish for the photo as well as the eaters suitable for all ages probably for people with some fishing experience and sea experience but ok for beginners too.
Information for total beginners
There are various charters for fishermen, join a group of strangers, this is ok and you will learn something but if you are part of a large group you will probably not receive much personal help and ask how many others you will be sharing with, these charters are better if you know whats what.
also you may not have too much say in where and what you do.
Tackle to Bring
If you have your own tackle then you should bring a
24kg set with braid, we use 80lb and 50lb braid on our hire tackle braid is best when groper fishing or you wont feel the bite
A 10kg set with lighter line.
Hooks, bring rigs with either 15/0 - 16/0 circle or 14/0 powerbaiter/easibaiter hooks tied to heavy mono approx 1.8mm dia, some lumo tubing is good.
For inshore fishing we usually use strong 1/0 or 2/0 flasher rigs or bare hooks but a variety is good.
Sinkers, 30oz for groper plus say 24oz if the weather is calmer. For inshore or deeper water tarakihi a selection of 4oz - 12oz is recommended
If snapper fishing in the summer 6/0 flasher rigs or just hooks are good.
Getting a group together can often be easy but if it proves difficult send me an email with your contact details and when you can be available and I will be able to get you in on a trip in the near future. See the fishing page for prices.
We have gift vouchers for a place on a fishing charter, details of our fishing trips are within.
For a unique and probably much appreciated Christmas or birthday present.
The prices are $600,or $700 for a group of up to 5 or starting at $150 for 5 hr or $220 for all day for an individual voucher all you have to do is email your request then I will send our account numbers, I can email them or post, saves all that running around the shops.
A popular request is for several, a wife will ring around a couple of freinds who all buy them for their partners.
Merry Christmas you are going on a trip with your mates!
Vouchers are valid for the Summer then they expire so it is a good idea to be on our mailing list, trips to join in are advertised there and on this website. there will be opportunities for you to come through our email messages if it is not convenient or you have illness or work commitments or cannot get away midweek there is still no refund or time extension.
OCEAN PLASTIC POLUTION
Overpopulation is a real problem it is creating all sorts of issues everyone drives cars needs more and more from the planet and everything we need has plastic attached and I suspect worldwide a lot of it just gets dumped in the river to be taken away to the sea problem solved the cheap and easy way but we all know it is a growing problem in the oceans what can we do? Well in our small way Westcoast Charters has taken ownership of the problem in Porirua harbour New Zealand for years I walked the dog past ever increasing plastic rubbish on the shores Im not the rubbish collector its not my problem.Really? it is our problem we created it I decided to clear up the whole stretch where I walk it didnt take that much effort a few months of 20 min a walk twice a week and it was all cleaned up every little bit all through the grasses and reeds at the lagoon too so we can do something about it with little effort we are part of our planet we are the same we should respect it every town has a huge population and there are hundreds of people who dont work or who have time on their hands who can keep their backyard clean it makes you feel good too DO IT
No booking is secure until the deposit is paid bookings can be made over the phone or by sending your contact information and requested charter date to Neil@wellingtonfishing.co.nz my response will always be curteous and helpfull, if there is a cancellation due to bad weather we can simply pick another day and there will be no problems with refunds.Unclaimed deposits expire 1 month after cancelled trip
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