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“rainbow trout”(25 reviews)
“caught fish”(15 reviews)
“lake wakatipu”(14 reviews)
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Beach Street | Steamer Wharf, Queenstown, New Zealand
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All reviews rainbow trout caught fish lake wakatipu great boat hour trip great morning great stories catch salmon fish including cook your catch prime restaurant lovely salmon local knowledge couple of hours an amazing guide two hours spend an afternoon
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We engaged Stu when we were in Queenstown. It was quite a memorable time. The lake is lovely with crystal clear waters. We caught several trout and salmon. Stu's boat is comfortable and he is highly experienced and knowledgeable. He even advised us to take...More

Thank Han Hwee Y
Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic day. When it comes to fishing Queenstown, Stu is the man. We loved his cooking tips for our catch of rainbow trout & salmon, super tasty 😋 We’ll be back for sure 🎣

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

Hi Ben.....pleased that you guys caught some great fish, and they coked up well....the water here is so clean and clear the fish taste nice and fresh.....pleased you enjoyed the trip.....regards Stu

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

Wow where do I start? Did the 3hr morning charter, and wowsa! Stu is absolutely amazing. 9 fish brought to the boat!! And the skipper Stu is very experienced so easy to talk to and very accommodating!! He filleted all the fish we caught and...More

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

Hi Tracy....thanks for your great review, and it is a pleasure to take out anglers from other countries and hear about different types and styles of fishing....I am pleased that you guys caught some nice fish, and I hope that they cooked up well....see you...More

Reviewed 24 August 2018 via mobile

Great morning fill in. Caught some great fish with little easy. Stu is a champ too. Definitely worth it.

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

Thanks for that review Alison....pleased that you got some nice fish as well.....fishing here has improved now that spring is here....we are catching more salmon now.....regards Stu

Reviewed 3 August 2018 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!!!

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

Thank you for your review....it was a great afternoon, and I am pleased that you guys all caught some salmon....see you next time....regards Stu

Reviewed 21 July 2018 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!

Thank zhixin z
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

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

1  Thank hainiushen
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 29 July 2018

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 29 July 2018

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

Thank John M
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

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myz_m
8 October 2018|
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Response from Chinoook | Property representative |
Hi....we have trips going out in the mornings, and afternoons every day, weather depending....the cost of the 2 hour trip is NZ$200 per person, and that price includes fishing licences and all equipment...catching mostly... More
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MahfuzaM2
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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Response from Chinoook | Property representative |
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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