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Great trout fishing in Lake Taupo

I booked a 3-hour fishing trip for me and my four sons with White Striker Charters. Richard, the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Sydney, Australia
White Striker IV Delivered

A mornings fishing on the Great Lake came up trumps for 4 of us. With 4 keepers and 4 strikes and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
Dave M
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Berth 31 Taupo Marina, Taupo, New Zealand
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I booked a 3-hour fishing trip for me and my four sons with White Striker Charters. Richard, the owner of the business and a very experienced local angler, was our host. He was brilliant and the boat was great. The views on the lake were...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

A mornings fishing on the Great Lake came up trumps for 4 of us. With 4 keepers and 4 strikes and throw backs. Skipper Richard was the perfect host - enlightening and providing a slick customer experience. Kept it simple and easy for four somewhat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave M
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

I have been fishing with Richard at least 5 times. We always catch trout. The boats are well set up and comfortable. Richard is very knowledgeable about the lake and has great service. I’ve been with my two young kids and also with mates. Well...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank troyn523
Reviewed 24 February 2017

First time we had ever been trout fishing on a boat. The day was beautiful and sunny and the lake was calm. Richard was a brilliant host. Extremely helpful, knowledgable about the area and very friendly. A real cool guy. The boat and fishing gear...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Jaycarbar
Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

I wasn't going to post a review but having read the previous one, which I felt was a little unfair, I thought I would. I booked on the smaller of the two boats with my family of four, $110 an hour for two hours -...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Matt M
Reviewed 5 March 2016

Having been told by the very professional assistant at Rotorua Information Centre that we had booked an all inclusive 3 hour fish catching trip with White Striker Charters the first thing we were greeted with was a bill for two licences, NZ$34 on top of...More

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank BD1712
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Just back from NZ and would like to recommend this company if you want to experience an enjoyable trout fishing trip on Lake Taupo. Richard has 2 charter boats which you can hire per hour - minimum 2 hours. We booked 'White Striker IV for...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Templar2014
Reviewed 13 December 2015

Not to be missed, do your best to land a trip with Richard. We expected a good fishing experience, did not know that it would be so much fun! The meal on board was nothing less than magnificent.

Date of experience: March 2015
Thank 553marvinw
Reviewed 18 October 2015

Fantastic morning out with Richard on White Striker IV. Only managed one keeper, but that's fishing. Richard is easy to talk with and makes you feel at home on his boat. He has good knowledge of Lake Taupo and it's history. Very pleasant outing and...More

Date of experience: October 2015
Thank Kevin T
Reviewed 22 February 2015

Went out 22 Feb 2015. 2 fish each with the last for last person hooked 10 mins before return. This was nice 2 KG fish. This guy is the fish whisperer. Just consumed 3 of 6 said fish. Stunning. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank BrucedeV
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