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“A super afternoon on the lake”

Stu Dever Fishing Charters
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 lake and fishing well. A must do if you like fishing!

Thank John M
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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 Queenstown....regards Stu

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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.

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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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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 9 fish in three hours, both rainbow trout and salmon. We took three of the fish to the Pub on Wharf and had the kitchen cook them up for us, which we highly recommend. Secondly, Stu was the best captain I have ever had on any fishing charter. He took care of all the fishing rigs (four trolling rigs) and managed all of the fish we caught so we didn't have to get our hands slimy and smelly. After the charter, Stu cleaned the fish for us at no charge. Stu was very personable and an absolute delight to have conversations with. He has countless stories of all of the people he has had the chance to take on his charter, from movie stars, models, royalty, and business billionaires. Stu made me and wife feel very welcome and we had a great time from the start. Lastly, the views from Lake Wakitipu were amazing since we didn't do any other lake boat tours. Definitely worth the pictures.

Thank anthony0028
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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 of cooking your fish....theres nothing like eating fresh fish that you have just caught yourself....good luck with your marriage, and hope to see you again sometime in the future.....regards Stu

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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
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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

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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
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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

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