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Captain Bucko Fishing Charters

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Paihia 2020, New Zealand
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Awesome fishing experience

Had a fantastic fishing trip with captain bucko's fishing charter. Frank (from Holland) and Roger... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2015
Kerri R
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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jokes, fish and Orca!

an fun time on the water with jokes from Captain Bucko, a few fish were biting, sun was... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2015
chris_lycett
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Cupar, United Kingdom
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Hi I hope that what you see here (good or bad) will give the information you need to hopefully make you want to come fishing with me in the bay of islands We always do our best to have you walk away from your fishing experience happy and with a nice bag in hand to put on the bbqWe look after the young and old teaching as you go. Please call me to have a talk about your trip.
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Jan 10, 2018
“BEST CHARTER EVER!!!”
May 11, 2016
“Great if you're a man....”
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Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

Had a fantastic fishing trip with captain bucko's fishing charter. Frank (from Holland) and Roger from Palmyra north caught some big snapper 22 & 19 pounds . Had some great fish to take home . Skipper was a great character a laugh a minute, and...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2015

an fun time on the water with jokes from Captain Bucko, a few fish were biting, sun was shining....and a surprise visit from a pod of Orca....wow! Thankyou

2  Thank chris_lycett
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Reviewed September 16, 2015

Captain Bucko’s brochure, website, Facebook and his reviews suggested an exciting day’s fishing so I chose this charter operator to fulfil my dream fishing experience. I went for Option 2; 6 hours fishing targeting Kingfish and Snapper for $250. Living in the South Island of...More

10  Thank allister50
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Reviewed September 8, 2015

Thank you Captain Bucko for a lovely morning out. We had a great time catching snapper, eels, makerel, khawai, (and almost a big king fish!). Thanks for such a good tutorial, we had a great time and felt very welcome. Will definitely be back.

1  Thank Rachel N
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Reviewed June 7, 2015

Five of us on the boat Inc Capt Bucko. It was awesome to have a small group as it made it personal. Great day catching Snapper and Kingfish. Recommend this to everyone

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Reviewed April 16, 2015

We did an afternoon fishing trip with Bucko in February. There were 5 of us on the boat plus Captain Bucko. Our skills ranged from a little previous experience to total utter novices! The trip started off with a quick blast out to the first...More

Thank Rich_Forbes
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Reviewed March 22, 2015

This is a guy that knows his stuff and doesn't muck around.Having the benefit of a small boat doesn't waste fishing time.We went out in the bay of islands and had an awesome day.Nearly having a great white in our boat definately wasn't expected but...More

Thank wattohjoy
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Reviewed February 9, 2015

We went on a 6hr sole fishing charter with Bucko targeting Kingfish in the beautiful Bay of Islands. It was an awesome day out and the results speak for themselves...7 Kingfish all about 12-13kgs, a couple of snapper, and some salmon. Bucko (and Lisa, his...More

Thank smebalds
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Reviewed January 2, 2015

Just great. Fantastic time. Recommend for everyone, Family of five. Boys and girl with youngest being 8. All of us had zero experience of fishing and wanted to try it with without being made to feel inconvenient or as just a paying customer. As there...More

2  Thank dmartora
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Reviewed December 7, 2014

Went fishing with captain Bucko a couple of days in a row, he got us on the fish, recommended where to go for a mean feed, only man to go fishing with in Paihia, highly recommend will definitely be back

Thank Shane H
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Brittney A
March 22, 2016|
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Response from Cosmoss | Reviewed this property |
The big kingfish are only about half an hour offshore so no need to travel far. He doesn't do Marlin etc
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June 25, 2015|
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Response from buck l | Property representative |
this site will not let me send my email you will have to go to my web site to contact me
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May 10, 2015|
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Response from buck l | Property representative |
How many people and what do you want to fish for
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