The Reel Thing Charters – Carrum
The Reel Thing Charters Departs from various locations, weather, tides or fish species we are chasing may vary the departure point, we will notify you of this the night before departure. These private charters are great for family get-togethers or perfect for work breakup parties, and team building, this boat can take up to 10 people fishing at a time! If you’re looking for a corporate Christmas party, this is the boat for you. Skipper Mark Ratchford has been in the commercial fishing industry for over 20 years, so he knows how to put you on the fish.
The boat you will be fishing aboard is a 28’ Axium tri-hull. It is powered by twin Mercury engines and equipped with Furuno and Lowrance electronics. It features a large deck space and a live bait tank, as well as a porta-potty. Trips include the use of all fishing equipment, lures, and bait.
They depart from Carrum, Hastings or Mornington Melbourne. Skipper Mark and his deckhand will take you fishing for a variety of species, with regular catches of Snapper, Flathead, Pinkie, Snook, Salmon, Rockcod, and Gummy Shark.
The crew is friendly, experienced, and professional, they love taking new guests and families out and teaching them the best techniques needed to catch the prized fish species. They offer trips suited to both large and mixed groups and can accommodate your needs whether you are looking for one spot or trips for large groups.
Contact the skipper for trip policies. You should notify him in advance if you have a medical condition. Alcohol is allowed in moderation, but no glass or hard spirits. Note that the departure time and place depend on the weather and they can be changed.
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About this listing
Axium (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1995, and restored in 2018. Powered by 2 175HP Mercury engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 28 knots.
Types of fishing
You can cancel or modify your booking up to 14 days before the trip date, free of charge. If you cancel or modify your booking later, or fail to show up, you'll forfeit 100% of what you've paid.
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
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:
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FAQs about The Reel Thing Charters – Carrum
- AU $170 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Shared (5AM) (5 hours)
- AU $170 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Shared (AM) (5 hours)
- AU $170 per person - 5 Hour Trip – Shared (PM) (5 hours)
- AU $1,400 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Private (5AM) (5 hours)
- AU $1,400 per group - 5 Hour Trip – Private (PM) (5 hours)
- AU $1,400 per group - 8 Hour Trip – Private (10AM) (8 hours)
- Toilet Porta pottie in cabin with curtain
- GPS Furuno & Lowrance
- Fishfinder Furuno & Lowrance
- Live Bait Well
- Ice Box
- Sonar Garmin
- Radar Furuno
- Rods, reels & tackle
- First Mate
- Inshore Fishing (Port Phillip Bay, Vic)
- Nearshore Fishing (Port Phillip Bay, Vic)
- Offshore Fishing (Mornington Peninsula)
- Reef Fishing (Mornington Peninsul)
- Light Tackle
- Heavy Tackle
- Bottom Fishing
- Drift Fishing
- Deep Sea Fishing
- King George Whiting
- Salmon (Australian)
- Shark (Gummy)
- Snapper (Pink)