At Chase the Bite Charters, they focus on taking their customers to the perfect locations offshore of Sydney, where the fish are biting! They are newly opened as of October 2020 and ready to provide the best fishing experience there is.
Meet skipper and master Shane Dwyer. You could not find a better fishing guide for your charter, as Shane has a lifetime of experience fishing the waters of Sydney, possessing unmatched knowledge of the local waters. Shane also competes regularly in game fishing and sportfishing tournaments and still holds the NSW Junior record for Striped Marlin at 124kg (Line Class 15).
Shane is qualified as a Master V and Marine Engine Driver 2 and has all the necessary first aid qualifications to ensure your trip will be in safe hands.
Hop aboard Maddie Belle, is a 23’ aluminum vessel which was custom built in 2014. It comes equipped with all the necessary electronics (GPS, fishfinder technology, radar) to ensure that your chances of catching fish are maximized. The vessel is equipped with brand new fishing equipment from the top brands such as Daiwa.
The crew takes out groups of up to 4 people whilst Covid restrictions are in place. Their packages include game fishing, sportfishing, and reef fishing trips depending on the species you’re aiming to target.
For game fishing trips, mainly target Yellowfin Tuna, Marlin of various kinds, as well as Mako Sharks depending on the season. On sportfishing trips, you’ll target the mighty Kingfish as well as Mahi Mahi and Snapper. For those wanting to fish the many and varied colorful reef species which are found on the Sydney reefs, there are reef fishing packages, which usually bring in large quantities of catches.
Chase the Bite caters for all levels of experience, ranging from beginners wishing to learn to hardcore "fishos". All are welcome. Your captain provides all bait and ice for the trips. You only need to bring yourself, some sunscreen, and a fighting spirit!
You Keep Catch
Catch cleaning & filleting
Rods, reels & tackle
Food (Lunch & Snacks)
About the Captain
About this listing
Hatteras GT70 (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2014. Powered by 2 139HP Suzuki DF 140 engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 25 knots.
Types of Fishing
If it is unsafe to travel, you may still cancel free of charge or change the date(s) of your booking.
Sydney Fishing Calendar
FAQs about Chase the Bite!
- AU $990 per group - Reef Fishing Trip (PM) (6 hours)
- AU $990 per group - Reef Fishing Trip (AM) (7 hours)
- AU $990 per group - Sportfishing Trip (AM) (7 hours)
- AU $1,600 per group - Gamefishing Trip (12 hours)
- Live Bait Well
- Ice Box
- Rods, reels & tackle
- Live Bait
- Catch cleaning & filleting
- First Mate
- Fishing License
- Nearshore Fishing
- Offshore Fishing (Up to 55 km offshore (30 nautical miles))
- Reef Fishing
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
- Marlin (Striped)
- Shark (Mako)
- Snapper (Pink)
- Tuna (Yellowfin)
- Yellowtail Amberjack