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Stu Dever Fishing Charters

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Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
+64 274 333 052
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Amazing!!!!!

We had the most amazing day with Stu, so professional, friendly and brings a wealth of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Erykah M
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No catch, unfortunately

I didn't get to catch anything and we had some bad luck but Stu stayed and extra 30 mins to try to... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Nigel M
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“rainbow trout” (22 reviews)
“caught fish” (10 reviews)
“great stories” (6 reviews)
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Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
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+64 274 333 052

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had the most amazing day with Stu, so professional, friendly and brings a wealth of knowledge.... I cant reccomend this experience enough, one that i will remember for the rest of my life. One of our group gets sea sick but felt fine the...More

1  Thank Erykah M
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I didn't get to catch anything and we had some bad luck but Stu stayed and extra 30 mins to try to make up for it. It was a fun experience but I found it quite pricey but I guess that is to be expected...More

Thank Nigel M
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

We tried several areas, but the fish were very slow that day...the others on the boat all caught fish, but the luck of the Irish was not with you...we tried for an extra half an hour with no luck for you. As I recall we...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

We greatly enjoyed fishing with Stu on Lake Wakatipu. We had good action with the salmon and caught one brown trout as well. Stu's boat is very comfortable and he takes good care of you. All gear is provided. He is delightful to hang out...More

Thank Vince B
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review....the weather is very good, and the fish are biting, so we are coming up to the best fishing of the year...pleased you enjoyed your trip...regards Stu

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great fun. Caught all types of trout . Stu was very helpful and friendly. Went out of his way for us to make sure we caught fish. Highly recommended .

Thank james11218
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your kind comments....there were some nice salmon and rainbow trout caught, so I hope you enjoyed them for your lunch....see you next time in Queenstown....

Reviewed 14 October 2017

My husband and 11 year son and I went out with Stu for a three hour fishing experience on the lake. We were not disappointed. Stu was very knowledgeable about the area and fishing. He helped us have a great experience catching 12 lovely salmon,...More

Thank Alison D
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thank you for the comments....it was a great days fishing, and your son will hopefully remember the trip for a long time....see you next time Stu

Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Stud is extremely knowledgeable and has such great experience of the region to ensure we had a great trip and caught loads of fish, definitely recommend to anyone wanting the best fishing trip in Queenstown

Thank David R
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for that David....it was a good trip enjoyedby all

Reviewed 5 October 2017 via mobile

We went out with Stu for three hours in the morning and had such a fun and enjoyable time that we bought two more hours with him that same day in the afternoon. It was a slow day for fish but we caught enough to...More

Thank Mouse612
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 October 2017

Thanks for your review....yes it was a bit of a slow start, but we got quite a few fish as the day progressed....regards Stu

Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Amazing guide full of fishing knowledge and character. Brillaint arvo on the boat caught a few fish and kindly prepared for eating for us. Thanks Stu.

Thank Ellyharrington
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 October 2017

Thank you for your review....hope that the fish supper tasted good.....theres nothing like eating your own catch of salmon.....regards Stu

Reviewed 28 September 2017

Fishing trip was easily organised and Stu was a fountain of knowledge. We managed to catch 2 salmon and a trout. It is very much for novice fishing, as Stu did all the work, we just reeled them in. Still it was a great way...More

1  Thank Chris C
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 September 2017

Hi Chris...thanks for your comments, and am please that you got some fish....I like to put out the lines, so that we dont get tangles, especially when we are running 6 lines....also the downriggers catch a lot of fish when they are opperating correctly, but...More

Reviewed 20 September 2017

Managed to catch 7 fishes (3 salmon + 4 rainbow trout) in about 2 hours. Stu is extremely helpful and hospitable. Thanks to his experience and knowledge, we had a fantastic morning and lots of fish to eat!

Thank nelsonqqq
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 22 September 2017

Thank you for your review. It was a great trip, and I am pleased that you guys had plenty of fish to eat.... Singapore people are always lucky on my boat....see you next time...Stu

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Marianto L
26 February 2017|
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Response from Chinoook | Property representative |
Hi Yes I am available both days, and I would ensure that you guys are the only people on the boat...I would charge the caharter rate, which is $350 per hour....that price includes all fishing licences and equipment...I... More
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