7.30 - 9.30pm Friday nights
live music (from 6.45pm), seafood cooking and fishing info.
Seminars cover - spots (where to fish), techniques, fishing gear, bait and berley, electronic gear, boat handling, cooking and fish preparation, knots tying and rigs
Cost - $20pp per night, 5 nights for $80
25th - surfcasting in Wellington
1st - inshore boatfishing
8th - making flasher rigs, traces and knot tying
15th - deepwater fishing puka, bass and bluenose
22nd - catching snapper
29th - seafood cooking and fish smoking
5th - rockfishing
12th - catching kingfish
19th - harbour fishing
bookings essential - If we don't get 10 people booked we will postpone the night
John Morrison and decky Matt with a 40kg bass caught r
ecently (June 2014)
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Tim with a 20kg bass caught in July 2014 (above)
7 days - 8.30am to 5.30pm (close 3.30pm weekends). Rongotai opens at 7.30am sunday to wednesday and Seaview opens 7.30am on good weather weekends and public holidays)
ADDRESS and PHONE NUMBERS
Seaview - Unit 11, 100 Port Rd Seaview, Lower Hutt. Ph 04 5894326
Rongotai - 15 Kingsford Smith St, Rongotai, Wellington. Ph 04 3878150
Postal - P O Box 14099 Wgtn
Pete's mobile - 0274439750
SHARE COST TRIPS & AVAILABLE DATES (as at 20 July)
Prices - full day $150pp + $40pp tackle, half day (outside harbour) $120pp + $30pp tackle, harbour 4hr $100pp + $20pp tackle.
full day - 21st, 22nd, 23rd, 24th (most likely with weather), 25th, 28th, 30th, 31st
6hr sth coast - 30th 12pm
4hr harbour - 26th 5.30pm
day trips - 1, 2, 4, 5, 7, 8, 9 (saturday), 11-15, 16/17 (sounds trip), 19 - 22, 23 (saturday), 24th (sunday), 25 - 29, 30 (saturday)
6hr trip - 7th 12pm, 13th 7am
4hr trip - 7th 7,30am, 13th 1.30pm
Sounds trip 16/17th - $500pp inc tackle, food and accomo
PLEASE NOTE - On our share cost trips it is our policy to share the catch evenly at the end of the day with all paid customers board.
Pete runs the 62ft Daniel from Seaview marina with help from Trevor, Matt and Brad, with part-timers - Rob, Steve, Chip, Danny and Flynn.
Trevor McKinnon is Pete's relief skipper.
62ft Daniel has a safety survey for 12 people to the Sounds 25 for day trips ex Wellington or Picton and 50 inside Wellington Harbour
A hapuku caught in 100mtrs last season
DAY/HALF DAY TRIPS – We look after you from start to finish and take you to the best fishing spots for the prevailing weather. We are happy to look after beginners and experienced anglers.
Species caught - groper (hapuku), bass, bluenose, tarakihi, bluecod, gurnard, elephantfish, trevally, snapper, kingfish, kahawai and various other species.
We fish up to 15 people at once in the deepwater, up to 18 inshore drifting and up to 25 at anchor.
KIDS TRIPS - We often run 3hr habour trips on Tuesdays during the school holidays where we go for the calm water where there are plenty of bites. Kids can steer the boat, learn about filletting, feed the seagulls, catch fish and generally have a good time
THE MARLBOROUGH SOUNDS - An all weather boating and fishing paradise. Accommodation is on shore ($25 - $45pp per night) or on the boat (up to 7 people). It takes 4 hours to steam to the Sounds from Seaview but we can fish our way across. We dredge up scallops, drop divers and can organize walks, hunting, diving and other activities if required. We can take up to 12 passengers from Wgtn or 25 from Picton
EVENING CRUISES AND/OR HARBOUR TRIPS
62ft Daniel is perfectly suited for groups of up to 50 for trips around the harbour. You can BYO food and refreshments or we can provide them. Perfect for xmas, stag or hens parties, 21st ‘s, client entertainment, social clubs, school trips and tourist groups.
GIFT VOUCHERS - We sell gift vouchers which the recipient can redeem at their own convenience. These can be done over the phone, email or at the online or at the physical shop.
A 30kg kingi caught off Turakerei while tarakihi fishing
WE PROVIDE - Bait & berley, tea & coffee, tap water, toast, a bbq and kitchen facility, filleting service & bags.
BRING - Your own tackle (if you have it), food and drink, gumboots or sturdy shoes, warm clothing, hat, sunglasses, camera, sunscreen.
PRICES - Tackle hire and food is extra
To hire the boat exclusively its $2000 per day, $1500 per half day and $1200 per 3/ hour harbour trip, $2500/day Marlborough Sounds (tackle and food extra)
For individuals (share cost) - $50 (kids trip), $100 (4 hour harbour), $120 (half day), $150 (full day).
Share cost trips are subject to appropriate weather and getting at least 10 people (20 for kids trips)
There is an extra charge for fishing tackle, meals and accommodation
MEALS - We can supply Big breakfasts ($15pp), morning or afternoon tea ($7.50pp), lunches or dinners ($20 - $30pp) as well as snacks and refreshments. There is a gas BBQ and kitchen available on board to use for your own food.
FISHING TACKLE - We supply all your fishing gear for $40pp for a day, $30pp for a half day or $20pp for a 3-4hr trip or $10pp for kids trips. We have a couple of electric reels for hire at $60/day.
If you loose a rod and reel over the side your are liable to replace it at wholesale cost
If you are bringing your own tackle we suggest
For inshore fishing 10 to 16oz sinkers, 2/O to 6/O re curve hooks, 50 to 80lb trace and 30 to 50lb braid.
For deep water fishing 30oz sinkers, 10/O to 16/O circle hooks, 150 to 300lb trace, 80lb braid.
For an added advantage bring long & slow jigs, soft bait, tuna/kingi trolling lures, lumo tube or squid.
ACCOMODATION - The Hutt Park holiday park is nearby our boat and has reasonable rates with cabins, camping and campervans.
In the Sounds we use chalets or hikers huts at Furneaux and Endeavour Lodge for $25pp - $45pp per night. Daniel sleep 7 on bunks and more on the floor if required
The Daniel coming back into the harbour recently
Seaview marina in located by going along the Petone Esplanade (eastward) heading towards Eastbourne (right around the round about). Just as you come to the sea turn right into Port Rd and take the 2nd left opposite Peter Baker Transport (Gate # 2). We are the 4th boat on the left on E pier.
Our Shop is just west of the Marina entrance - The Sea Centre, Unit 11, 100 Port Rd, Seaview in-bewteen Burnsco and Strait Marine.
Trips are always subject to getting the appropriate weather conditions for the fishing you want to do. The weather is always subject to change so we cant guarantee the conditions will be as expected.
We need a minimum of 10 people for a ‘share cost’ charter or 20 for a kids trip.
Confirmation of weather and departure details are done by phone the previous day. Sometime we leave the call to late in the day if the forecast is changeable.
We need an after hours contact phone number of the organizer.
Trips normally start at 7am, 1pm or 5.30pm but this may change for the turn of the tide or the fish being targeted or to meet cusomters needs
A half day is normally 5 - 6hrs (outside harbour) and a full day is normally 9 - 10hrs. Harbour trips are normally 3 - 4 hours
On share cost trips it's our policy to share the catch at the end of the day with all paying customers
A 35% deposit, or a similar amount on prepaid voucher, is required to confirm the booking. This is refundable only if the weather is bad. If you pull out and we cant rebook the day then you loose your deposit. If you've booked with a voucher and pull out within 24hrs of the trip and we cant rebook your place, your voucherf will be redemed.
Final payment is due on the day of departure. Cash, cheque, credit card, eftpos at shop, direct credit. We can supply invoices in advance or on the day.
We need proof of purchase, vouchers or direct credit proof presented on the day of departure
For deposits our Bank Acc # is Westpac 03 0510 0786779 000 Pete Lamb Fishing Ltd. Please put your name and date of charter on the D.C. details
You can phone your credit card details to 04 5894326, 04 3878150 or 0274 439750 or use the shop at Seaview or Rongotai for eftpos, cash and credit card payments.
SHOPS - Both our shops are open 7 days and are packed with good quality fishing gear - bait, berley, rods, reels and terminal tackle. We stock all the well known brands and usually match or better a price from our competitors. We offer expert advice and fix rods and reels.
PETE ALSO RUNS - Instore Seminars and Instructional Fishing Class's and operates Surfcasting and Rockfishing charters in Wellington and NZ wide.