Based in the beautiful Bay of Islands, Northland, New Zealand, less than 3 hours drive north of Auckland, fishing tours depart from Paihia or Russell wharves. 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 30 years local knowledge backing him, Steve knows where to take you for the best opportunity to catch your fish of choice. We offer a full range of fishing options tailored to suit individual needs including saltwater fly, light tackle, live baiting and jig fishing. 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.


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Marsden Road, Paihia 0200
09 407 7165