The Rodfather Fishing Charters

The Rodfather Fishing Charters

The Rodfather Fishing Charters
4.5

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Marie D
Christchurch, New Zealand3 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Friends
Boat was a bit cramped for the number of people. Fishing wasn’t that great due to the sea conditions.
Written 31 December 2023
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nosmellydogs
Christchurch, New Zealand2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Family
We had an absolutely fantastic day with Steve. We were keen to get our elderly Father out on the water and Steve was very accommodating, going out of his way to make the day perfect. Our group also included children and Steve was very patient and passed on lots of knowledge to them. The level of safety on his vessel was impeccable. We caught lots of fish, the electric rods made the job quick and easy. We were also lucky enough to have close encounters with albatross, seals and dolphins.
We were also thrilled to gather a few crayfish at the end of our trip. I honestly cannot recommend Steve's charter enough, we are already planning our next trip. Definitely the best charter in Kaikoura!
Written 5 October 2023
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KiwiDi2014
Christchurch, New Zealand23 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2022
Perfect day fishing. Caught lots of fish and crayfish, saw dolphins and albatrosses, amazing scenery, safe and knowledgable skipper Steve. Electric reels on the rods so fished in water up to 100m deep. Highly recommended.
Written 21 September 2022
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Sonia H
Auckland, New Zealand9 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2022
After 2 other boats were full we managed to get on The Rodfather, fishing charter. We were so luck as we were the only ones. The boat was super equipped with 4 rods, each with electric reels, so much quicker than the other boats, which only had manual ones. It was a wonderful trip and far exceeded our expectations. Steve, the owner was so friendly and knowledgeable, pointing out all the different wildlife and we even got to see Royal Albatrosses really close to the boat. Leaving the boat we each had a crayfish and a bag of filleted fish, which was delicious. All in all it was an amazing trip and we have no hesitation in recommending it to anyone. Will definitely be going again.
Written 16 March 2022
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Lizzygib
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021 • Couples
We had the best time ever and Steve was a very competent Skipper and very professional operator - thank you Steve for the experience 😊
Written 27 February 2021
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Dennise255117
Blenheim, New Zealand17 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2021
We want to give Steve a shout out, for the great fishing and experience we had. We've been with Steve twice now, (and we're planning our next trip!)
You feel safe with Steve, you're in the hands of an expert.
His fishing rods are the BEST, electric reels are so easy to use. And you need them for all the fish you will catch!
So interesting, my favourite from yesterday's trip was a pair of Albatross who only had eyes for each other.So cute.
Go out with Steve, don't even look at anyone else.
Written 3 February 2021
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J J
Oamaru, New Zealand34 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2020
Highly rated fishing charter with Steve - friendly, knowledgeable and patient!! We all left with some lovely fillets, crays and just as important memories of time well spent. Thanks Steve. Nick.
Written 6 September 2020
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MBNZ
6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2020
The best fishing charter I have ever done, without a doubt. Super awesome skipper Steve has expert local knowledge, and certainly knows how to catch fish! We caught heaps of Blue Cod and Perch, but also an amazing Ling, two Blue Nose, and even a Hoki! Took home a mountain of fish and a crayfish to boot! Fantastic value for money, even saw some Orca while out. Thanks Steve!!
Written 2 September 2020
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Dani Watts
Warwick, Australia6 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Couples
We went out with Steve on a two hour trip. The only regret we had is that we should of booked longer, the time went so quickly as we were having so much fun! Steve was so friendly, telling us all about the cray fish and taking us to some excellent spots, as soon as our hook hit the bottom, we got hits straight away! Thanks for a great time 🍺
Written 3 May 2019
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Passport31871940989
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2018 • Friends
To celebrate a mate’s 50th we organised a half day charter with The Rodfather and it was brilliant. Skipper Steve and deckhand Alistair were friendly and helpful from the get-go, the setup and gear was very modern and safe, plus we went home with heaps of fish and a lobster each! (and would’ve had a lot more fish if a couple of softies in our party hadn’t got a bit green around the gills...). Highly recommended, thanks guys.
Written 28 November 2018
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