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Bay of islands sports fishing


The Bay of  islands

The Bay of Islands is known as the fishing capital of NZ. Not only known for its amazing scenery and of course the famous "Hole in the rock" but some of the best fishing in the world. Russell just a short hop across the water from Paihia, known as Kororareka. In the early 19th century it was the first permanent European settlement and seaport in New Zealand. It is situated in the Bay of Islands, in the far north of the North Island. Wahoo is based in the beautiful Romantic Russell.

M.V. Wahoo will take you to those hidden fishing spots for your choice of fish species, whether it be  Striped Marlin, Blue and Black Marlin, the mighty kingfish, snapper, Broadbill Swordfish, Yellowfin Tuna or Hapuka. Check out the very competitive prices on the services page and increase your chances of success by fishing aboard Wahoo. We can also help you with accommodation or you could choose to do a live aboard charter.


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Our prices are for up to 4 people, but feel free to get in touch if you are wanting to book for more than 4 people. On certain trips we can take as many as 10 people.



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