Our Team

Steve - Skipper

The Rodfather is skippered by Steve, a highly professional skipper with over 12 years of charter experience in the Kaikoura region.  Steve is very passionate about ensuring every trip is enjoyable and that the safety of passengers on board is paramount.

Steve is a Maritime New Zealand certified skipper and also qualified with New Zealand Red Cross First Aid.

Anton Evans - Owner
Anton offers a wealth of knowledge and experience in saltwater fishing, and dive as he has dived and fished around New Zealand and the world. He is also a keen hunter with good knowledge in optics and ballistics.

Kevin Duncan - Store Manager
Kevin has a wealth of experience with 18 years in the hunting and fishing retail industry. He is a keen hunter and has hunted extensively throughout the South Island, mainly Fiordland, Stewart Island & West Coast. He is also a professional fly fisherman with an expansive knowledge of fresh water fishing and saltwater fishing including some game fish records.