Fairdinkum Fishing Charters

7 Woodlands Court Deeragun
Townsville QL, Australia

Join Captain Glen aboard The Punt for a relaxing day of sportfishing along the tranquil and smooth waters of Townsville. For those wishing to cast lures and flies, this is a fantastic area to experience some of the best sight fishing that North Queensland has to offer. 

The Punt is a custom built 20ft boat, designed to be easily accessible and spacious. It offers a very stable and safe ride while comfortably seating 8 people, making it the perfect vessel for the whole family, corporate and social groups, as well as disabled fishermen. No matter what skill level, Fairdinkum Fishing Charters cater towards all anglers, from the beginner to the fanatic.

If you’re looking to nab the prized Barramundi, prime time is from around November to February. Other species that you can encounter all year round are Mangrove Jack, Fingermark, Grunter, Bream, Trevally, Queenfish, Queensland Groper, Estuary Cod, Salmon and Flathead. Fairdinkum Fishing Charters prefer to practice catch and release for most fish, however you will be able to keep some fish as a tasty reward from your hard day’s work.

So what are you waiting for? Grab the kids and grandparents or a group of friends, and join Fairdinkum Fishing Charters for a fun fishing adventure!

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Custom made boat () originally built in 2010. Powered by 75HP Mercury engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

20 ft
9 persons
Types of Fishing
River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species

Trevally (Giant)
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Life Jackets
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

10% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker to guarantee your reservation. The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the captain on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods: Cash.

About the Captain

Glen Jepson
Townsville, Queensland, Australia
Member since December 2015
Captain Glen Jepson was born and bred in Townsville, and has spent much of his life fishing the estuaries, rivers and headlands within a 200km radius of the city of Townsville, including the world heritage Hinchinbrook Channel and the mighty Burdekin region. Glen created Fairdinkum Fishing in 1995, and for over 20 years has been guiding fishermen to target large Barramundi and many other species that the area has to offer, using lures, fly, soft plastics and live baits. To date, he has notched over 1,200 metre plus trophy Barramundi.
Response time: 15 hours
Response rate: 100%