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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’ve been operating for over 20 years in the area, and know these waters 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.

Indulge in an offshore fishing trip, using the latest fishing gear, lures, and live baits, and go after some monster fish. Your catch can range from something small and tasty like Snapper, or go for big game beauties like Blue Marlin and Yellowfin Tuna. Let your crew know what tickles your fancy, and they’ll make sure you get what you’re after.

Step aboard the 34’ Blackwatch offshore sportfishing vessel, and enter a life of luxury. Powered by two 350 HP engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots, she’ll get you to the productive fishing grounds in no time.

She comes equipped with all the newest electronics and safety equipment, and also boasts a toilet, kitchen with a fridge, and a flybridge for you to use for fishing as well as sightseeing. Make yourself at home and settle in for a thrilling day.

When it comes to the fishing, you’ll have the outriggers at your mercy 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 utilize it. Get ready for a fishing adventure like never before in the deep waters of the Pacific Ocean and land the fish of a lifetime.

Children of all ages are welcome aboard, and Lucky Strike Charters encourages parents to bring children along in order to teach them about the fish and the importance of preserving the local fisheries.

At the end of your trip, the dedicated crew will clean and fillet your catch to take home, so all you need to do is sit back and wait for a delicious dinner when you get back to shore. Make the most of QLD’s prime fishing grounds, and get your fish on!



About the Captain

Ross McCubbin
Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia
11 Customer Reviews
Response time 6 hours
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.

About this listing

Targeted Species

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

Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)
Yellowtail Amberjack 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.

Length
34 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Fly Fishing
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Fishfinder
Bed
Flybridge

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 1 day prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 1 day 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
Checks

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Customer Reviews

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Appropriate for children
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Satisfied with the boat
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Andrew C.
Elwood, VIC
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VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on May 14, 2021
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Michael P.
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Fishing with Ross

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 22, 2021
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Geoff P.
Brisbane, QLD
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December fishing trip

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on December 28, 2020
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Dennis P.
Nambour, Queensland
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Full day fishing experience onboard Lucky Strike fishing charters

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on February 28, 2020
what an amazing day weather was perfect, skipper and deckhand were fantastic, couldn’t fault them at all. They got us on...
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Steven S.
Rochedale, QLD
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Full day trip with Captain Ross in Lucky Strike

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip on January 10, 2020
Fantastic trip! We were well looked after and the fish were aplenty. Captain Ross is extremely knowledgeable...
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FAQs about Lucky Strike Charters

Lucky Strike Charters offers the following trip to customers:
  • AU $1,800 per group - Full Day Trip (9 hours)

When you book a trip with Lucky Strike Charters, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • Fighting Chair
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Bed
  • Flybridge
  • Live Bait Well
  • Kitchen
  • Refrigerator
  • Outriggers

Trips booked with Lucky Strike Charters include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • First Mate

Lucky Strike Charters offers the following types of fishing:
  • Nearshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing

Lucky Strike Charters offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Fly Fishing
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Lucky Strike Charters include:
  • Amberjack
  • Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
  • Marlin (Black)
  • Marlin (Blue)
  • Snapper (Pink)
  • Tuna (Yellowfin)
  • Yellowtail Amberjack