Big Fish Bay of Islands is about showcasing the Bay of Islands as one of the finest fishing locations in New Zealand to the world. We are all about competence, quality and an undeniable hunger for fishing excursions and sightseeing adventures. Big Fish promotes fishing sustainability within our waters and demonstrates a respect to our tangata whenua and the health of our diverse fishery.
We are about sharing our knowledge and expertise to provide one of the most exciting experiences you will ever encounter, along with a superior family run Northland style charter company. With more than 20years in the local industry you can be assured your day/s out on the water with is will be carefree, action packed with world class personalised service.
Within minutes of leaving the ports of Paihia and Russell, get ready to have to have your arms stretched by big fish in this world class fishery. Further offshore within the Bay’s 144 islands you will be fishing reefs and structures that hold some of New Zealand’s trophy snapper and the almighty yellowtail kingfish.
In the summer months, offshore world class Striped marlin can be caught when the warmer sea currents push in. We target Yellow tail kingfish, Snapper, Tuna, Striped and Black marlin and all other reef fish species.