Lucky Strike Charters

Bayview Street
Runaway Bay QL, Australia

Lucky Strike Charters operate out of Gold Coast, Queensland and cater to anglers who want to catch big game fish and those who just want to catch some dinner. They have been operating for over 20 years in the area, and know it like the back of their hands. They are a friendly crew who just want to have fun on the water and provide you an unforgettable adventure.

You will be able to take offshore fishing trips using the provided fishing gear, lures, and live baits. Your catch can range from something small and tasty like Snapper, or go for big game like Blue Marlin and Yellowfin Tuna. These guys will make sure you get what you’re after.

Lucky Strike Charters love taking groups out and will do everything they can to make each trip special, and make sure you stay hooked up all day long. The fishing will take place aboard a 34 foot Blackwatch offshore sport fishing boat, powered by two 350 HP engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

The vessel is equipped with all the safety and electronics you may need. It contains a toilet a kitchen with a fridge, and a flybridge you can use for fishing as well as sightseeing. You can use the outriggers to target even more fish, and the first mate will teach you anything you need to know about the boat’s equipment and how to best utilise it.

Lucky Strike Charters are very child friendly and encourage parents to bring children along in order to teach them about the fish and the importance of preserving the local fisheries.

The experienced and friendly crew will clean and fillet your catch upon return to the dock so you can take it home for a nice meal.

Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Offshore Trip
      FREE Cancellation 1 day notice
    9 hours trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    US$ 1081
    up to 6 persons
    The full day offshore trip will take you bottom or game fishing. This is a private charter for a small group of friends and family. Your targeted species will include Snapper, Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Marlin, and Kingfish.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Snapper (Pink)
Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack

Boat Specs

Blackwatch (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2003. Powered by 2 350HP Hannah engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

34 ft
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing


Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate


FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 1 day before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed


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:

About the Captain

Ross McCubbin
Runaway Bay, Queensland, Australia
Member since June 2015
Skipper Ross has been fishing for over 20 years in the local waters giving him the advantage of knowing exactly where the hot spots are. This is where he takes his guests as he wants everyone to be hooked up all day and to enjoy their fishing adventure. He is child-friendly and loves taking kids on board and teaching them all they want to know about the fish and how to catch it.
Response time: 7 hours
Response rate: 90%

Customer Reviews

4.78 out of 5 stars from 3 reviews

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Thanks Ross for an amazing day catching Marlin (4 in one day)
I came all the way from Argentina to catch Marlin and it is Highly recomended going on the Lucky Strike for fishing the big guys. Ross and his crew really kick butt and will take you to the best spots. If you haven’t caught anything is cause maybe you got on the wrong boat!
Thank you guys!

Fished March 5, 2018
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Killa day out yesterday on Lucky Strike Charters , with 3 mates & myself.
1 x stripped tuna
1 x 12kg mahi mahi
4 x landed black marlin
2 x dropped black Marlin
Can’t thank skipper Ross McCubbin & decky A.J enough 3 of us had never caught a Marlin before and these guys switched techniques several times in not so pleasant conditions to make sure we all caught 1
Will definitely be going out with Ross & lucky strike charters again soon

Fished January 4, 2018
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The crew was very knowledgeable of the area and knew where to catch the fish. The first mate was very helpful when we had no idea what to do. We always had fresh bait on our hook.

Fished July 26, 2017
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