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Boat Directory: Central QLD / Fraser Island Operators

Thinking of fishing this fabulous fishery? The Black Marlin Fishing Blog – Fishing Charters – Boat Directory is an alphabetical listing of the professional fleet who also contribute reports to this blog. If you have any interest in fishing with any one of the amazing boats, please use the links below to visit each boat’s website directly.

This page shows a list of operators who offer marlin and game fishing charters out of:

  • Central Queensland, or;
  • Fraser Island

Hotshot Fishing Charters

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Capt. Craig “Sparra” DenhamCell Phone: 0477111767Website: Visit Website

Hot Shot is a 43ft O’Brien Sports Fisher. O’Brien Boats are world renowned for sea handling capabilities with a dry and very stable ride.

She was specifically built for live-aboard charters and is very comfortable; Client Accommodation forward – is four V berths and a Master Cabin Inc double berth. With 2 air conditioners, one unit supplying sleeping areas and second running saloon.

2 bathrooms, both including toilets and showers, water maker (Desalinate), and entertainment system including Blue ray DVD and ipod compatible music system, all add to angler comfort.

Watchdog Fishing Charters

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Work Phone: 0411 662 329Website: Visit website

Based on the Gold Coast and also fishing Cairns, Watchdog is a state of the art, custom built, 40ft Black Watch. With twin 540hp Cummins diesel engines powering her, you can spend more time fishing and less time travelling.

Other features include air conditioning throughout, TV, DVD and an entertainment system. Watchdog has a state of the art electronics and navigational system, generator and desalination plant, making life aboard comfortable and luxurious.

Our professional crew have extensive knowledge of the ocean and fishing grounds offshore South East QLD. Whether you are trolling for Marlin or fishing for Snapper, Kingfish and mixed Reef Fish, all top quality equipment is provided.

We provide both top quality Shimano reels with braid and Shimano, Wilson rods for Reef Fishing. During the Marlin/pelagic season, top of the range heavy and light tackle outfits and a Reelax fighting chair are offered to cater for all fishing conditions.

Full or extended day reef fishing charters, with the option to combine or switch to a light or heavy tackle Marlin charter, are available for up to eight anglers. For the extreme angler/s, ask our crew about our live aboard packages for up to four anglers in our spacious, air conditioned bedrooms.

Complimentary morning tea, lunch, drinks and snacks are included in all charter packages (alcohol excluded).