Fishing experience at Eagles Nest, Russell, Bay of Islands, New Zealand


The Bay of Islands offers many fishing options from land based salt water fly to charter boat sports fishing

Our local charter vessels have been fishing the Bay of Islands and the North East coast of New Zealand for may years. All vessels are provided with professional skippers with knowledgeable crew.  Many of our vessels have won numerous fishing tournaments, and are members of Bay of Islands Swordfish Club.

Our local vessels target Marlin, Tuna, Yellowtail Kingfish, Hapuku and Snapper.

A range of vessels are available, both for the ‘fair weather sailors’ through to the avid fisher-person!

All boats are comfortable, with plenty of shelter from the elements and offer toilet facilities.  Most offer cooking facilities, a fridge, and tea and coffee is complimentary.  Full catering is available by prior arrangement.

Your catch will be prepared to your liking ready to cook, or it can be smoked by our local professional smoker. Exclusive 1/2 and full day charters available from NZD$900 Contact us for further information.