Westernport Fishing Charters – 38'

Join Westernport Fishing Charters for your chance to explore the productive fishing grounds of Western Port Bay! Captain Lloyd will take you out to the best spots in the area, and he’ll make sure you have a great time exploring these waters.

His 38’ Leeder bay boat is powered by a 500 HP Detroit engine, and it can accommodate up to 16 people, so you can take your family and friends on a great fishing adventure. There’s plenty of room, and you don’t have to sacrifice comfort since there’s a toilet, icebox, and a sound system on board.

You’ll be fishing using Shimano rods and reels provided by your captain, and you’ll use fresh bait. You need to get a fishing license that you can buy online, and it’s valid for 48 hours. If you want to keep your catch, the crew will clean it for you, so you can have a nice dinner upon your return home.

Capt. Lloyd is an experienced angler specializing in different techniques, so you can try light tackle, bottom fishing, and drift fishing. The crew will make sure to show you the best methods to use depending on the target fish, so expect to reel in Pink Snapper, Flathead, Whiting, Salmon, Leatherjacket, Tailor, and various Shark species.

Don’t hesitate to bring your kids, since children of all ages are welcome on board. There are life jackets in all sizes for your safety. This is a great chance to spend some time in nature and make some amazing memories with your children.

Coffee and tea will be waiting for you on board, and you’ll have sausage sizzle lunch. Feel free to bring your own coolers with drinks and snacks. To enjoy your day to the fullest, make sure to bring sun protection and dress appropriately.

Everything you need to do now is book Westernport Fishing Charters, and get excited for your Victoria fishing adventure!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    10 Hour Trip – Bass Strait
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    10 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $2,113
    price breakdown
    $2,113
    For an exciting adventure, explore the productive fishing areas of the Bass Strait, this is the trip to book. You can spend all day on the water testing your skills by reeling in creatures like Leatherjacket, Whiting, Tailor, Salmon, Pink Snapper, Flathead, and some Shark species. All the equipment will be waiting for you on board, and you'll have lunch, coffee, and tea. Dress appropriately and bring some sunscreen, and book your next action-packed adventure on these beautiful waters!
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,691
    price breakdown
    $1,691
    If you want to spend a whole day out on the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay, this is the trip to go on. Head out on the water in the early morning and target a variety of species like Tailor, Flathead, Pink Snapper, Tailor, Salmon, Whiting, Leatherjacket, and some Shark species. Your captain will provide all the fishing equipment, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Bring some sun protection and dress appropriately, and come make some unforgettable memories on these productive fishing grounds!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    $1,268
    price breakdown
    $1,268
    Jumpstart your day by going out on the water early in the morning, exploring the Western Port Bay in Victoria. You'll target creatures like Flathead, Pink Snapper, Leatherjacket, Salmon, Whiting, Tailor, and some Shark species. All the fishing gear will be provided by your captain, and there will be lunch, coffee, and tea on board. Make sure to bring sunscreen and dress appropriately, and get ready to have an amazing time on these beautiful waters!
  • Private trip
    6 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    6 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,268
    price breakdown
    $1,268
    This is a great trip for you if you want to get some extra sleep before starting a real fishing adventure. You'll explore the beautiful waters of the Western Port Bay in search of a variety of fish species like Flathead, Pink Snapper, Whiting, Salmon, Leatherjacket, Tailor, and some Shark species. You'll have all the fishing equipment on board, and there will be lunch, coffee, and tea. Bring some sun protection and dress appropriately, and come enjoy fishing these productive grounds!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    $1,057
    price breakdown
    $1,057
    Come and enjoy your day on the productive fishing grounds of Western Port Bay in Victoria. Start your day early in the morning and go out on the water to try to catch creatures like Flathead, Pink Snapper, Leatherjacket, Tailor, Salmon, Whiting, and some Shark species. Your captain will have all the fishing gear on board, as well as lunch, coffee, and tea. Bring some sunscreen and dress appropriately, and get ready for your newest fishing adventure!
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $1,057
    price breakdown
    $1,057
    Hit the snooze button head out on the water in the afternoon. Explore the Western Port Bay and try to reel in some of the prized species of the area like Flathead, Leatherjacket, Tailor, Pink Snapper, Salmon, Whiting, and some Shark species. There will be fishing equipment on board, and there will be lunch, coffee, and tea for your refreshment. Dress appropriately, bring sunscreen, and get excited for a great fishing experience in Victoria!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (AM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 8:00 AM
    $846
    price breakdown
    $846
    Get out of bed in the morning, and straight to the beautiful waters of Western Port Bay in Victoria. You'll try to reel in a variety of species, including Whiting, Flathead, Leatherjacket, Salmon, Pink Snapper, Tailor, and some Shark species. Everything you need will be provided for you, including lunch, coffee, and tea. You should just bring sunscreen and dress appropriately, and you're ready to have a great time on on these productive grounds!
  • Private trip
    4 Hour Trip (PM)
    FREE Cancellation 30 days notice
    4 Hour Trip, starts at 1:00 PM
    $846
    price breakdown
    $846
    Explore the productive fishing grounds of Western Port Bay in Victoria. You can sleep in and go out on the water in the afternoon trying to catch creatures like Flathead, Pink Snapper, Leatherjacket, Tailor, Salmon, Whiting, and some Shark species. Your captain will provide all the fishing gear, and there will be lunch, coffee, and tea on board. Pack some sunscreen and dress appropriately, and you're ready to spend a day fishing these fish-rich waters!

About the Charter Operator

Westernport Fishing Charters
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
ID & License verified
4 Customer Reviews
Response time 2 hours
Member since October 2019
Captain Robin is a skipper of the 50' boat. He's been a captain for 25 years. He loves watching people catch fish. Fishing demands a lot of thinking, planning and it involves a lot factors. No day is the same for Robin, and he enjoys the company of people who know how to have fun. Captain Lloyd is the skipper of the 38' vessel. He used to work as a deckhand for a long time before becoming a captain. He was a commercial fisherman in the past, spending a lot of time in the ocean. He's very skillful and an exceptional fisherman. He enjoys teaching people everything he knows about fishing, so he's great for customers who want to learn.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Flathead Flathead
King George Whiting King George Whiting
Leatherjacket Leatherjacket
Ray Ray

Salmon (Australian) Salmon (Australian)
Shark (Blue) Shark (Blue)
Shark (Gummy) Shark (Gummy)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)

Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred) Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Tailor Tailor
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Leeder (Bay boat) originally built in 1990, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 500HP Detroit engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 15 knots.

Length
38 ft
Capacity
16 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Drift Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Bed
Kitchen

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Lunch

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 30 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 30 days before the trip date free of charge. If the trip is canceled or modified later, or in the event of a no-show, 100% of the deposit will be charged.

Listing Policies

Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer

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