Charters

EXPERIENCE 1770 FISHING

With so many fish species abundant in our magnificent region we have something to cater for every one. Whether you wish to catch tasty reef fish, such as Red Emperor or Coral Trout or prefer the thrill of hooking some fast running Pelagics like Spanish Mackerel and Tuna we can customise the charter to adhere to your request.

1/2 DAY CHARTER TOUR: 5:45am – 11:30am

Suitable for families with children and those looking for a fun morning out on the water. Read more…

¾ DAY CHARTER TOUR: 5:45am- 1:30pm
For the keen fisherman ready to indulge in a thrilling fishing adventure. Read more…

FULL DAY CHARTER TOUR: 5:45am – 3:30pm
Die hard fisherman and those seeking an exhilarating experience in the beautiful waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Read more…

THE FISHING GROUNDS

The fishing grounds are found anywhere from 5 to 30 nautical miles from The Town of Seventeen Seventy.

The summer months offer up the pelagic species such as, Spanish mackerel, Blue and Yellow Fin Tuna, Wahoo and the occasional Dolphin Fish.

The waters of the Southern Great Barrier Reef are brimming with life. You may be lucky enough to have an encounter with whales, dolphins, turtles, manta rays and more. At certain times of year the reef offers up swell. As a surfer, the skipper is happy to accommodate those looking for a wave.

Below is a list of some of the species we commonly catch.

  • Coral Trout
  • Red Emperor
  • Spangled Emperor
  • Long Nose Emperor
  • Grass Emperor
  • Snapper
  • Parrot Fish
  • Saddle Tail Sea Perch
  • Large Mouth Nannygai
  • Black Marlin
  • Giant Trevally
  • Black Kingfish/Cobia
  • School Mackerel
  • Spotted Mackerel
  • Spanish Mackerel
  • Wahoo
  • Long tail Tuna
  • Yellowfin Tuna
  • Mack Tuna
  • Chinaman Fish
  • Maori Cod
  • Red Throat Sweetlip
  • Hussar
  • Grunter
  • Mangrove Jack
  • Yellow Tail Kingfish
  • Red Bass
  • Moses Perch
  • Green Jobfish
  • Sharks
1770 looking toward Bustard Bay

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Brendon & the boys cleaned up!
Brendon & the boys cleaned up!
The grommets had a great half day!
The grommets had a great half day!
Tony & the team!
Tony & the team!