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MV LegASea

MV LegASea

We provide fishing trips for groups, corporate businesses and individuals leaving from Westhaven Marina in Central Auckland. We fish anywhere in the inner and outer Hauraki Gulf including the Great and little Barrier, the Mokohinau Islands and all the extended Islands that the Gulf has to offer.

Our charters run daily and all year round weather dependent. We have Half day , full day , extended full day and evening fishing trips to choose from depending on the amount of time you want to spend on the water and the species you wish to target. Whatever your needs, we can tailor a package to suit your requirements. The day and evening charters are very popular and will give you the best value for your money while we assist you in enjoying your outdoor adventure to the utmost.

To make your experience a memorable one we have quality charter boats and experienced skippers who have fished the Hauraki Gulf for many years and can maximize your chances of landing that trophy fish that you always wanted to. It does not matter what your experience levels are as we cater for both the experienced and the novice and the friendly skipper will give you all the help required to quantify your catch.We also welcome kids fishing along and learning the skills that most Kiwi's love.

Our boats are clean, fast and comfortable and we cater for small to medium groups to give everyone enough space to fish and have a very enjoyable time.Trips are run on boats that will take you to the fishing grounds quickly. We waste no time in moving from one fishing spot to another if we have to relocate and find the fish. Added to this is the comfort of having a walk in toilet onboard and a sit in area if you want to have a rest. Most of all, our prices are very affordable and competitive - you surely get what you pay for. Do not look for a cheap fishing charter, instead look for an affordable and good one. The boats carry all the modern safety equipment on board and are surveyed and audited regularly in keeping with Maritime New Zealand standards.

The vast Hauraki Gulf has a range of fish species: Generally we run snapper fishing charters to kingfish charters. For the more adventurous angler we can also arrange Game fishing for Marlin or Hapuku.  For any good fishing experience various factors must be taken into account: the tides, the tidal streams, the water temperature, the weather, the moon phases, the time of day, depth of water, the season and the list goes on - All these play an integral part in making your day a success. Our skippers will work all that out for you to make your day a successful one.

Remember "Your needs come first" That’s why we are spoken about so often for our exceptional customer service. Our motto - "Is to give you the best experience where you will look forward to coming back again and again".

Fishing in Auckland New Zealand : Active fishing grounds here makes recreational sport fishing one of the most popular outdoor activities for most Kiwis. The vast extent of the Hauraki Gulf holds an abundant and healthy number of some of the best saltwater fish that New Zealand has to offer. Snapper is a widely sought after fish for any angler and is considered to be the best. In addition to Snapper and Kingfish there are also a number of other species like Kahawai (Sea Salmon), Gurnard, John Dory, Trevally etc that could be fished for using different methods of fishing depending on the targeted species.

The fish stocks are well regulated using a Quota Management System where size and numbers of certain fish caught applies. A list and habitat of various species could be obtained from our other pages if you would like to know more about them.

The methods we use are conventional baiting and soft baiting when bottom fishing for snapper. Live baiting and various jigging and trawling techniques are used for kingfish and game fishing.

So Book/Enquire about your trip today and get out to Auckland’s best fishing locations while still enjoying the great views of the outer limits of the city, where clusters of little Islands have breath-taking views at dawn and dusk making it a great sightseeing experience as well.
Gift Vouchers makes a great fishing gift idea and are also available to be used at a later date.
Fishing Deals: From time to time we give away cheap fishing trips to honour an occasion. Many of our customers take advantage of these deals and it is on a first come first serve basis. Check out what deals are going at the moment and get in there quick to save your place on the boat.



Auckland Region, New Zealand
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

It was one of the best fishing days out in a long time. The 50cm+ fish was coming up the whole day. I recommend Megabites for anyone with a passion for fishing in Auckland Thanks again Darell and see you soon for the next day out.


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