Looking for Whakatane charter boats? Fishing Charters in Whakatane and the Bay of Plenty are among the best in the world. From Saltwater fishing to fresh water fishing for trout in rivers and lakes. Whakatane is rated by top fishing correspondents as New Zealand's best all round fishing destination. During the summer months many different fish can be caught in the waters accessed from the port of Whakatane. These include Yellow fin, Skipjack, and Albacore tuna, along with sharks and Marlin, congregating to feed on huge shoals of baitfish from December to late April. Whakatane is the country's yellow-fin tuna "capital" but superb fighting marlin along with snapper and hapuka lurk around the many off shore reefs. Whakatane charter boats are ready and waiting to seek them out and assist with your fishing experience.