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Stu Dever Fishing Charters

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Great Fishing Charter!

Three mates and myself went for an afternoon fish with Stu and we all had such a cracker of a time... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
jpekdaddy
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very good captain!

Very good captain! Must try finishing experience! Easy to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
zhixin z
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Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Three mates and myself went for an afternoon fish with Stu and we all had such a cracker of a time! Stu is an absolute legend and we all caught a few salmon and rainbow trout each. Highly recommend!!!

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very good captain! Must try finishing experience! Easy to catch! 对中国人很友好、穿上还会提供免费的茶和饼干、船长人非常好、几乎一定可以钓上鱼!

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review....I am pleased that you caught so many fish, and hope you enjoyed eating them.....we will see you next time you come to Queenstown....regards Stu

Reviewed 16 July 2018

Fishing trouts and salmons on the beautiful Wakatipu lake, in a luxury yacht, with a nice captain Stu, it is definitely a memorable experience in one's life. We got one monster class rainbowl trout, finally asked Prime restaurant to roast it. Em....you can imaging how...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your kind review....I am pleased that the restaurant coked up the fish for you...fresh fish is definitely best....regards Stu

Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

The morning fishing with Stu was our boys birthday present to them and I'm so glad we booked. In a 2hr trip the boys caught 9 fish including rainbow trout and salmon. Stu is a very personable guy and was great with our kids. I...More

Thank Clare B
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your great review....it was a great trip, despite the cold weather, and the boys were very keen fishermen....I am so pleased that they had a good trip, and the photos turned out excellent....see you guys next time you get back to Queenstown...regards...More

Reviewed 11 July 2018 via mobile

Highly recommend Stu’s fishing trip Our two boys caught 10 fish in 2 hours- dinner for us and then some to give away. Stu was an interesting character who had plenty of stories to share. A good communicator with children and adults. He knows the...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review...it was a great day for fishing, and the catch was excellent....the boys were a pleasure to take out, and both were very keen right to the end...hope the fish dinner turned out right.....see you next time you are in...More

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Great day on the lake with Captain Stu! The Captain provided heaps of local knowledge as well as a successful fishing expedition. Highly recommended.

Thank 1j9er
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your kind review....the fishing here is improving all the time....winter is setting in, and the fish are really hungry, so they are hitting the lures harder.....I am pleased that you enjoyed your fishing trip with me....regards Stu

Reviewed 18 June 2018

This was an excellent trip from all perspectives! My wife and I chose to take this charter during our honeymoon to New Zealand because I enjoy fishing back home. Fortunately for us, we were the only two guests on the boat. First off, we caught...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your fantastic review...the fishing that day was really good, as was the company....I hope that your honeymoon went off well, and you enjoyed the rest of NZ as you did Queenstown.....good to hear that the Pub on Wharf did a good job...More

Reviewed 26 May 2018 via mobile

Fun afternoon on the lake. Stu’s a heart of NZ guy. Beautiful views and a grest catch. We’ll be back again👌🏼👌🏼

Thank Rachel H
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thanks Rachel for the nice review....hope the fish cooked up good....regards Stu

Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile

Great day on the lake. Highly recommended. And caught some great rainbow trout. Great scenery great boat.

Thank Philip Z
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your nice review.....the rainbow trout are really starting to come on now its geting colder....see you next time you visit Qtown

Reviewed 1 May 2018

Very relaxing little trip, couple hours pottering around the lake, magic scenery from a different angle. Stu was easy to deal with, more than happy to answer our questions, organised and just a good dude. 7 fish in the esky, rainbows and browns so no...More

Thank Pom-from-Oz
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 July 2018

Thank you for your review....the fishing is improving as we head towards winter....the fish are hungrier as it gets colder...hope they coked up ok....regards Stu

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Mahfuza M
7 June 2018|
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Response from Chinoook | Property representative |
Thank you for your inquiry for fishing in August....that is a good time for fishing, as the salmon are starting to run then,,,the easiest way for your group is to take a "private charter", where you guys are the only ones on... More
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gungho-traveller
23 April 2018|
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Hi, we don't have a minimum age for children, but they must be supervised at all times, and all must wear a life jacket vest, which will be supplied by us. Fishing licences for children under 12 years old are free of charge.
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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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