For action fishing amidst these waters, you can’t go past Captain Steve Butler. Steve has a worldwide reputation as a professional saltwater fishing guide. (Read our guide to fishing here) As one of the most experienced charter fishing guides in the Bay with over 40 years local knowledge backing him, Steve knows where to take you for the best opportunity to catch your fish of choice.

Our 36 foot vessel, Earl Grey II is purpose built to the highest standard with a particularly spacious cockpit and functional design making it the ultimate fishing machine.

We offer a full range of fishing options tailored to suit individual needs including saltwater fly, light tackle, live baiting, cut bait ledger rigs and family fishing trips. Both novice and experienced anglers are catered for. As your fishing guide, Steve offers expert local knowledge for the discerning angler and patient tuition for the novice to ensure everyone has an equal opportunity to land their catch.

Fishing tours depart from Paihia or Russell wharves. Shared or private charter options are available.



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Marsden Road, Paihia 0200
027 205 4401