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Great Day of Fishing with a Fantastic Guide

Stu Dever showed us a wonderful time. We caught some big trout in our three hour trip! My wife and... read more

Reviewed 24 March 2020
BobC_Florida
Great fishing trip

Stu is a great bloke who knows his fish and has a wealth of information about Queenstown and it's... read more

Reviewed 22 February 2020
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Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 14 January 2020

Stu is a very informative and keen fisherman! I caught a couple of trout and took them home and they tasted delicious! The best trout I have tasted! Stu taught me a few tricks of catching fish that might help me in my own fishing. Fishing is a patience game - some days you might not catch any but Stu definitely knows the spots on the lake where you can hook one! Thanks for a great trip and will definitely be back!

Date of experience: June 2019
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Chinoook, Owner at Queenstown Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2020

Thank you for your kind review....its good that you caught some nice fish, and the fish from this clean lake always taste nice....especially fresh....hope the rest of you holiday was good as well......regards Stu

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Reviewed 8 January 2020 via mobile

We had a great 2 hour session of fishing with Stu. My partner has done a lot of fishing but before my experience with Stu I’d never fished before. Stu helped me catch my first ever fish! Stu was great company and very committed to maximizing the chances of everyone catching something. The scenery from the boat was beautiful! Would really recommend doing whilst you’re in Queenstown! We had our fish for lunch at Pub on Wharf and it was really yummy - so fresh and well cooked.

Date of experience: January 2020
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Chinoook, Owner at Queenstown Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

I am so pleased that you caught your first fish with me, and I hope that it encourages you to go fishing whenever you can.....I get many reviews saying that the Pub on Wharf restraunt does a good job with cooking the fish, so that helps...its very nice to eat freshly caught salmon and trout from our very clean and clear waters....regards Stu

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Reviewed 17 December 2019

My son and I took the 3 hour fishing option with Stu on a slightly cool and drizzly summer Queenstown day. We appreciated the heated closed cockpit of the boat and Stu's knowledge and sociable nature. It was my son's first lake fishing and his first Brown and Rainbow trout.
We took the 3 hour tour option but would happily spent twice that time out with Stu on the beautiful lake.
Definitely well worth it.

Date of experience: December 2019
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Chinoook, Owner at Queenstown Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 17 January 2020

Thank you for your review....the weather was not perfect, but we got some fish, and I am pleased that you guys caught some different species....I hope they tasted good....regards Stu

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Reviewed 16 December 2019 via mobile

Me and my sister were visiting Queenstown for a few days and we decided to go fishing. After some researching, we decided to go with Stu. Over the 2 hours we caught 8 fish (3 salmon, 3 rainbow trout and 2 brown trout) and kept 4 (2 salmon and 2 rainbow trout). Stu was an extremely nice man and provided some very engaging and funny stories about his previous trips. I could not recommend the experience enough, Stu has been doing it for 27 years and the rainbow trout and salmon we had the same night was as fresh and tasty as it gets. Will definitely go back next time we are in town!

Date of experience: December 2019
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Chinoook, Owner at Queenstown Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2020

Thank you for you nice review...I am pleased that you guys enjoyed your trip, and caught plenty of fish....nice to see that the fish tasted good too....see you next time you are in Queenstown.....

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Reviewed 25 November 2019 via mobile

Stu is very nice guy, funny and talkative fishing guide. His wife Diane also very friendly and helpfull. We had a very nice fishing time with him. Next trip I will defenetely ask Stu to be my fishing operator again. Recomended for all fishing lover for fishing in queenstown.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Chinoook, Owner at Queenstown Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 December 2019

Thank you for your review, and I am pleased that you guys enjoyed your trip.....the fishing here is picking up again, and the salmon are starting to get active, which is a good thing, because they taste really good this time of the year...regards Stu

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