This Townsville based fishing crew operation ensures their guests are accompanied by the most experienced and professional skippers, crews and deckhand who will offer guidance on fishing and making it a most memorable fishing experience on the Great Barrier Reef
From the boat marina in Townsville our company operates two highly geared fishing boats, both suitable for your 12 or 24-hour day and night shared charter fishing frenzies on the world famous Great Barrier Reef in Australia!
We are mad crazy about fishing on the Great Barrier Reef and have the best GPS markers of all the fishing fleet in Townsville to ensure all of our shared charter boat guests of a mighty fishing trip with us out on the reef.
Whether it be trolling the outer reef for dogtooth tuna, casting a popper at Giant Trevally, enticing a coral trout with a soft plastic or some old fashioned bottom bashing, our fishing boat crew have the skills to find the fish and offer technical advice and help you reel them in!
Departure Time from Townsville is around 6.00am.
As we are out on the World Heritage listed Great Barrier Reef fishing at the 20 nautical mile mark this takes about 45 minutes motoring time each way.
At these location on the reef we are targeting a large range of magnificent and higly prized table fish including Red Emperor, Large Mouth Nannygai, Cod, Spanish Mackerel and Trevally.
Rods and Reels
Tackle- All terminal tackle supplied for bottom fishing. This includes sinkers, hooks, line, leader and trolling lures.
Bait- Quality squid and pilchards along with fresh cut baits at sea.
Food and drink
Speciality Lures- We do not supply jigs, soft plastics, poppers etc. If you would like advice on these lures please don’t hesitate to contact us and we can recommend types.
Departure Time is around 5.00am and we generally fish at around 20 the nautical mile mark.
Our travel time to these fishing grounds on the Great Barrier Reef takes about 3 hours travel each way.
We target a large range of fish on these trips including Red Emperor, Large Mouth Nannygai, Cod, Spanish Mackerel and Trevally.
After our 4pm (approx) departure from Townsville it’s time to begin! You will start fishing at around 40 nautical miles.
This takes about three and a half hours of travel and work your way out wider through the night.
It’s common that your night fishing will be based on Red Emperor and Large Mouth Nannygai.
Of course their is a lot of by catch along with this. Spangled emperor, Cobia, Cod, Green Job Fish, Mangrove Jack and more!
Through the day time the focus is on Coral Trout but it is normal to catch Red Throat and other species with these.
It’s possible to run out some balloons for Mackerel as well!
On the trip out and back to the reef clients are also welcome to put out a selection of high speed lures as quite often these will produce a Mackerel or Wahoo.
This trip is catered for with the highest quality meals – you need to keep those energy reserves satisfied so you can reel in your catch!
All fish are gutted, gilled and bagged up for you upon your return.
Food & drinks. Alcohol-Not supplied but you are welcome to BYO. Light to Mid Strength in cans only.
Rods and reels- We do not supply free of charge. We do however have a hire service and these are at $25 per day.
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Fishing tour departure times are based on the fishing tour numbers and the time chosen
January - December
Fishing tours depart based on booking numbers
12 or 24 Hours
Overnight fishing tours are not suitable for children
All cancellations must be in writing.
Please note that all cancellations will incur an administration fee.
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