Sandspit Fishing Charters is owned and operated by Nick Dobbyn and his Mum Carolyn. Our boat "Playin Hooky" is situated in Warkworth and operates out of the Sandspit Wharf. Sandspit is an easy 45 minute drive North from Downtown Auckland via state highway 1. SEE MAP for details.


Nick is a fully qualified Maritime New Zealand skipper and a very, very experienced professional fisherman. He is also a very good free diver who currently holds New Zealand records with the most recent being a 213kg Blue Marlin off the back of the Great Barrier.

Nick was a member of the New Zealand Fly Fishing team where he competed in the Australian Oceania champs in 2005 and won both the individual and team Gold medals, so of course salt water fly fisherman or women are more than welcome to join us. 

Nick also spent seven months touring and fly fishing the Alaskan rivers for King Salmon etc. He has also been fishing and diving recently in Thailand, Australia, Samoa and Rarotonga.

Sandspit Fishing Charters (Auckland Fishing Charters) has recently had the pleasure of having the guys from the New Zealand Fishing Magazine on-board for a full day charter to the Mokes (as seen in their September issue) Nick is extremely well known and respected for his fishing skills, catch results and fun attitude in the industry.

If you're after a fantastic and enjoyable day out fishing or free diving then look no further, book your Auckland Fishing Charter experience with us.

Join Nick aboard "PLAYIN HOOKY" for a fantastic fishing adventure and a fun day out on the water. Make a BOOKING NOW on-line with Auckland's #1 Fishing Charter!