"The Gambler" was launched in 2001 and Bladerunner boats / Silverwing Marine in Auckland built her. She is a 30 foot, comfortable, stable, purpose built fishing platform and can accommodate 6 to 8 Anglers. The Gambler is an MSA surveyed vessel with state of the art electronics like a Furuno Navnet GPS Radar Overlay and a 10inch Dual frequency Colour Sounder. She is powered by 2 x 225hp 4-stroke Honda Outboards. We also have a large fish hold with plenty of salt ice.

Other equipment includes four Tuna tubes, live bait tank, game chair, toilet, stereo, gas hob and oven. Also carried is a wide range of rods and fishing tackle to catch all of the abundant fish species in New Zealand. We have 4 x 80w Shimano Tiagras, 2 x 50w Shimano Tiagras, 2 x Blackmagic Standup gimbals and harnesses, 6 x Hapuka Rods and Reels, 6 x snapper Rods and Reels and 6 x straylining Rods and Reels, Shimano 20000SW for popper and jig fishing. We also carry tags for released catches.


Mick, the skipper, has had fishing experience of 45 years and has been charter fishing in the Bay of Plenty for over 16 years. He holds a current Commercial Launch Masters Ticket. We have all you need for a great days fishing.

Whakatane, New Zealand

Tel: +64-7-308-4066

© The Gambler Fishing Charters. • Phone: +64 7 308 4066 • Mobile: 027 4463203 • Email Us

© The Gambler Fishing Charters

Phone: +64 7 308 4066

Mobile: 027 4463203 • Email Us