Watchdog Fishing Charters

94 Seaworld Drive
Main Beach QL, Australia

Based out of the Gold Coast and Brisbane, Watchdog is a state of the art, custom built, 40ft Black Watch. With almost 1100 hp powering her, you can spend more time fishing and less time travelling. Not only is she fast, but this beautiful boat is fitted with a covered flybridge and marlin tower, modern navigational electronics, fighting chair, outriggers, center rigger, quality Shimano gear, and plenty of deck space to accommodate up to eight anglers. The cabin and galley also feature a toilet, shower, kitchen with fridge, a queen bed and two single bunks, as well as a TV and stereo system for your enjoyment.

The professional Watchdog Fishing Charters crew have extensive knowledge of the ocean.  Whether you are trolling for Marlin or fishing the deep, they provide top quality heavy and light tackle to cater for all fishing conditions. Along with hard-fighting Marlin, you will also be in pursuit of Mahi Mahi, Tuna, Snapper, Spanish Mackerel, Cod, Wahoo, Perch and more.

Trips include rods, reels and tackle, live bait, lures, fishing licenses, bottled water, and on their full or extended day fishing charters you will also be supplied with morning tea and a light lunch. Stay aboard options are available for the extreme angler, and the Watchdog Fishing Charters crew are happy to tailor the perfect charter package for you.

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About this listing

Boat Specs

Blackwatch (Flybridge) originally built in 2008. Powered by 2 540HP Cummins engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

40 ft
8 persons
Types of Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Targeted Species

Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)

Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Pearl Perch
Snapper (Pink)

Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Fly Fishing Equipment
queen bed, 2x single bunks
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
Life Jackets
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Catch cleaning & filleting
First Mate
Fishing License
Fly Fishing Equipment
Deposit non-refundable
Deposit non-refundable under normal circumstances. In case of unsafe weather conditions, you can choose a different trip date or cancel with a full deposit refund.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
No Smoking

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, Bank Transfer, PayPal.

About the Captain

Sam Petworth
Main Beach, Queensland, Australia
Member since June 2016
Watchdog Fishing Charters are a relatively new charter company, run by a highly experienced crew. Not only have they been fishing for many years and possess extensive knowledge of these waters, but this fantastic team is also successful within tournament circuits. In May 2016, the Watchdog team won the 'Heaviest Other Species' and placed 2nd in the 'Champion Female Angler' categories at the Gold Coast Garmin Blue Marlin Classic Tournament. Come and spend the day with this winning crew aboard their beautiful tournament rigged vessel.
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Response rate: 100%