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Get Reel Charters

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Russell, New Zealand
About Get Reel Charters
Charter fishing in the Bay of Islands New Zealand, we target snapper, kingfish and gamefish like marlin, tuna, shark, mahimahi. Snapper trips are for 4 hours, kingfish are 6 hours and game trips are 8 hours. I also offer exclusive sight seeing trips.
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Reviewed October 15, 2019

Booked Private Charter and we paid the Full Cost for Half Day Charter. There were only two of us and we have used Other Guides in NZ and Australia and without a doubt this was not what we could consider even good. The Complete lack...More

Date of experience: October 2019
Thank 494trevw
PAulV3788, Owner at Get Reel Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 27, 2019

They indicated they where very experienced fishing people, and even brought their own gear to use, which they didn’t. I check gear at the start of the charter, but drag settings should be checked by the people fishing. He indicated he has had back surgery...More

Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

Four novice fishing people out to spend 6 1/2 hours on the ocean fishing for kingfish could have been a huge mistake, I’m sure that’s what captain Paul thought when he set eyes on us. What a day we had. We caught our bait first,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank jennyfE3488PO
Reviewed November 1, 2018

Fantastic days fishing with Paul for Get Reel. We caught Scorpian fish, Snapper, John Dory and kingfish. Thanks to Paul for work hard to find us fish. The phot says it all...

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank juliehpreece
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

8 of us (2 families, 4 kids from 4-15yo) went out with Paul on a private charter and had a fantastic time. We caught plenty of bait fish to start then headed out after kingfish. We landed three awesome kingies from maybe 6-7 hookups, along...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed March 19, 2018 via mobile

Paul took my wife and me (amateurs at best) out on a breezy day, with a third very experienced customer. He was careful to check out the group in easy waters, and once we were all bedded in provided us a great trip. Too many...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank chrisbG5250AC
Reviewed February 21, 2018

Skipper Paul knew his spots. Plenty of non-stop action picking up yellow tail for bait before heading out to deeper water. Kingfish 6-12kg and plate size Snapper on live bait before the bronze whalers came in for easy pickings. No point staying here! Next stop...More

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Jenny T
Reviewed January 29, 2018

Took the family up to Paihia for the weekend and did it all; Hole in the Rock / Dolphin Cruise and Parasailing but the best, most fun, most adrenaline inducing experience was definitely catching some Kingy's (& a BW Shark) with Paul on Get Reel!...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank BradleyJ255
Reviewed January 7, 2018 via mobile

Had a fantastic time out on the boat. Loved the fishing and came home with some nice fish. 15yr old kid had a ball.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Kath B
Reviewed January 6, 2018 via mobile

We called and booked this the day before as the weather had been quite bad the prior couple of days. Paul was an absolute gent and knew the Bay like the back of his hand. He paid particular attention to the kids (6&8) showing them...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Smitherino
Reviewed January 1, 2018 via mobile

Had a great day on Get Reel charters with Skipper Paul. Very knowledgeable skipper who put us right in the best spots and we pulled in a huge amount of big kingies. Excellent value for money and even put us on to the best bloke...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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