TARGET SPECIES: Snapper, King Fish, Tarakihi, Gurnard, John Dory etc
EQUIPMENT: Rods and tackle supplied by your host or you can supply your own gear. All equipment is supplied by your skipper but feel free to bring your own equipment if you like. NOTE: Any equipment that is borrowed must be returned and charges will apply for any lost equipment such as rods or lures etc.
MINIMUM: 4 People
MAXIMUM: 6 People
They are most abundant south of East Cape, around Cook Strait, and on the east and west coasts of the South Island.
They are pelagic as post larvae, bottom dwelling around reefs as juveniles, and school over the open bottom as adults at depths of 100 to 250 metres. In winter, they are found at depths of 50 to 100 metres.