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White Striker IV Delivered

A mornings fishing on the Great Lake came up trumps for 4 of us. With 4 keepers and 4 strikes and... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2018
Dave M
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Great fishibg

I have been fishing with Richard at least 5 times. We always catch trout. The boats are well set... read more

Reviewed 22 July 2018
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Berth 31 Taupo Marina, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

A mornings fishing on the Great Lake came up trumps for 4 of us. With 4 keepers and 4 strikes and throw backs. Skipper Richard was the perfect host - enlightening and providing a slick customer experience. Kept it simple and easy for four somewhat...More

Thank Dave M
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I have been fishing with Richard at least 5 times. We always catch trout. The boats are well set up and comfortable. Richard is very knowledgeable about the lake and has great service. I’ve been with my two young kids and also with mates. Well...More

Thank troyn523
Reviewed 25 February 2017

First time we had ever been trout fishing on a boat. The day was beautiful and sunny and the lake was calm. Richard was a brilliant host. Extremely helpful, knowledgable about the area and very friendly. A real cool guy. The boat and fishing gear...More

Thank Jaycarbar
Reviewed 28 March 2016 via mobile

I wasn't going to post a review but having read the previous one, which I felt was a little unfair, I thought I would. I booked on the smaller of the two boats with my family of four, $110 an hour for two hours -...More

Thank Matt M
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Having been told by the very professional assistant at Rotorua Information Centre that we had booked an all inclusive 3 hour fish catching trip with White Striker Charters the first thing we were greeted with was a bill for two licences, NZ$34 on top of...More

Thank BD1712
Reviewed 16 December 2015

Just back from NZ and would like to recommend this company if you want to experience an enjoyable trout fishing trip on Lake Taupo. Richard has 2 charter boats which you can hire per hour - minimum 2 hours. We booked 'White Striker IV for...More

Thank Templar2014
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Not to be missed, do your best to land a trip with Richard. We expected a good fishing experience, did not know that it would be so much fun! The meal on board was nothing less than magnificent.

Thank 553marvinw
Reviewed 19 October 2015

Fantastic morning out with Richard on White Striker IV. Only managed one keeper, but that's fishing. Richard is easy to talk with and makes you feel at home on his boat. He has good knowledge of Lake Taupo and it's history. Very pleasant outing and...More

Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Went out 22 Feb 2015. 2 fish each with the last for last person hooked 10 mins before return. This was nice 2 KG fish. This guy is the fish whisperer. Just consumed 3 of 6 said fish. Stunning. Highly recommended.

Thank BrucedeV
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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 6 February 2015

We went out trout fishing with White Strike Charters for my Father in law's birthday, and had a great time. At our request Richard took us to the Maori Rock carvings at Mine Bay first, followed by an ancient history of the lake which used...More

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