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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 catch salmon fish including cook your catch prime restaurant lovely salmon local knowledge couple of hours an amazing guide few hours fun experience great fun
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Reviewed 27 March 2018

We had such an excellent time fishing for the morning with Stu. He was well prepared with everything we needed for the fishing license, gear, and to clean the fish we caught. He also recommended and awesome restaurant where they actually prepared the fish for...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 9 April 2018

Thank you for your kind review....pleased that you guys enjoyed the trip, and had a nice fresh fish meal prepared by the restaurant....the photos look good too.....regards Stu

Reviewed 23 February 2018 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed everything about Stu and his guided fishing story especially his stories! Would recommend this tour to anyone who enjoys getting on the water!

Thank SOH177
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review....fishing since the bad weather has been a little patchy, but it is starting to come right with the clearing weather....see you next time you are in Queenstown....regards Stu

Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Great fishing trip out on Lake Wakatipu. Stu Dever was extremely friendly and knowledgable. Had a good time with him out on the boat. Highly recommend

Thank TaylorVP
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your review....pleased you all had an enjoyable fishing trip.....regards Stu

Reviewed 13 February 2018

My wife and I chartered Stu for a half day fishing trip. We got to the boat 15 minutes early and Stu was already there with the boat ready to go. Stu is a knowledgable guy so if you have any questions about Queenstown, New...More

Thank Matthew K
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 24 February 2018

Thank you for your kind review....sometimes the fish are a bit slow, but a bit of persistance is all that is required....pleased that the fish cooked up well....regards Stu

Reviewed 11 February 2018

Spent a morning out with Stu in late January on the lake. Stu provided and excellent and very relaxed trip out on the lake. Professional, knowledgable and great for a chat, Stu was an amazing guide with lots of stories and insights about the area,...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thank you for your great review...we did our best to get you guys some dinner, and its good to hear that the fish cooked up well....you cant beat fresh fish that you have caught yourself.....regards Stu

Reviewed 9 February 2018 via mobile

Hard to think of a better way to spend an afternoon than out fishing with Stu in Queenstown. If you want a personal and beginner friendly experience then look no further. We caught a couple of rainbow trout and big brown trout which easily fed...More

Thank Jack T
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Thanks for the good review....fishing has been excellent, so hopefully it will be a great season....see you next time you are in Qtown....regards Stu

Reviewed 25 January 2018

Stu should be your choice for a fishing charter excursion! We went out with Stu for a few hours and caught really nice rainbow and brown trout and one salmon. Stu has a nice and clean boat. He has great fishing equipment that is in...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Great to see you guys had a good time, and caught some nice fish....weather here has been good for fishing.....se you next time you come to Queenstown ....regards Stu

Reviewed 23 January 2018

Two of us did a successful two hour trip beginning at 8 AM, catching several rainbows and browns by trolling both at the surface and with downriggers. We were the only two, so had lots of room on his 34 ft boat with a new...More

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Its great to see you enjoyed your trip, and the fish cooked up nice...Ive been hearing good things about the Prime Resturaunt, so thats a bonus as well...regards Stu

Reviewed 19 January 2018

Stu took us out for a couple of hours during the day and we caught 5 fish Brown and Rainbow trout. Lots of fun and Stu's a lovely bloke.

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Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Pleased that you and your son really enjoyed the trip, and caught some nice fish....I really enjoy it when the kids have a great time....regards Stu

Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

I’m a repeat customer of Stu’s charter - always a great time out on the water with him! We caught 9 rainbows this morning (more than one per person) He knows the area very well and makes sure everyone has a safe and enjoyable time...More

Thank Connor M
Chinoook, Owner at Stu Dever Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 12 February 2018

Yes it was a great days fishing out there....pleased that you guys enjoyed it....see you next time....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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