Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing

Jetty Street
Urangan QL, Australia

Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing offers fishing trips around the lush waterways of Hervey Bay. Lure or fly, these experienced fishermen will cater to your needs and make your trip memorable. Even better, they have more boats - just scroll down and click on Captain Andrew’s name.

You can explore Fraser Island and the Great Sandy Straits Marine Park. Here, north of Brisbane, you will find some of the finest sportfishing and fly fishing to be had on the east coast of Queensland.

These waters are unique in so many ways. You can easily find Snapper, Barramundi, Flathead, Threadfin Salmon, Longtail Tuna, GTs, Queenfish, Juvenile Black Marlin, or Golden Trevally. And the list goes on.

But, that’s not all. From July to November, you may stumble upon gargantuan Humpback whales. The nature is live and lush, and a great add-on to your fishing trip.

As for your fishing vessel, you will joining the crew aboard their 23’ Hooker center console, built in 2016. She is powered by a 200 HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots. She is fitted with GPS, a fishfinder, has an ice box, a life bait well, and stores fly fishing equipment and life jackets. Up to four anglers can come along.

The crew consists of skippers Andrew, Muz, and Peter. Together, they have over six decades of fishing experience. You’ll be in great hands when battling the local fish.

When you choose the trip you like, it’s packing time. Bring along sunnies, a cap, sunblock, and comfortable clothes.

The guides will provide the fishing gear and bait, as well as snacks, lunch, and drinks on full day trips. As for your half day outing, there will be morning tea served as you wait for the fish to go after the fly.

Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing offers fishing trips around the lush waterways of Hervey Bay. Lure or fly, these experienced fishermen will cater to your needs and make your trip memorable. Even better, they have more boats - just scroll down and cli


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  • Half Day Trip (AM)
    5 hour trip, starts at 6:30 AM
    US$ 383 private charter
  • US$ 268 per person, 2 persons minimum
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About this listing

Boat Specs

Hooker (Center console) originally built in 2016. Powered by a 200HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 40 knots.

Length
23 ft
Capacity
4 persons
Types of Fishing
River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing
Fishing Techniques
Light Tackle
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Targeted Species
 
Barramundi
 
Cobia

 
Little Tunny (False Albacore)
 
Marlin (Black)

 
Queenfish
 
Snapper (Pink)

 
Spanish Mackerel (Narrow-barred)
 
Trevally (Giant)

 
Trevally (Golden)
Amenities
Toilet
Air Conditioning
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Bed
Flybridge
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Multimedia System
Wireless Trolling Motor
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Fly Fishing Equipment
Live Bait Well
Trip Includes
Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License Included
Lunch
Fly Fishing Equipment
Policies
FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 30 days before the trip date.
Pickup included in price
Transfer from hotels or jetties in Urangan to departure site is available and included in trip rates.

Other Policies  
Child Friendly
over 5 years
 
You Keep Catch
 
Catch and Release Allowed
Payment

20% deposit charged upfront by FishingBooker 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: Cash, Bank Transfer, PayPal.

About the Captain

Andrew Chorley
Urangan, Queensland, Australia
Member since August 2016
Andrew Chorley, or "Chozza", as most people know him, is a true local fisherman. Born and raised on the Fraser Coast, Capt. Andrew has been fishing the local waters his whole life. When Andrew was five, his dad introduced him to fishing. Andrew has never looked back since. In his school years he spent most afternoons, weekends and school holidays fishing the local jetties, rock walls, lakes, and beaches or hitting Hervey Bay with his father and friends in their boat. In this time, he learnt and used a huge range of techniques, many of which he still uses today. Growing up around the local guiding and sportfishing scene, it was only a matter of time before Andrew obtained his skipper's ticket and began guiding. Sharing his passion for fishing and his home waters comes is something he enjoys, which together with his casual yet professional approach to guiding has made him one of the most successful guides on the East coast of Australia.
Response time: 5 hours
Response rate: 100%

Customer Reviews

4.67 out of 5 stars from 1 review

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Great day of weather and fishing.  Captain was on task all day.  We started catching fish before 9 am.  Positives - Captain never sat too long if fish were off.  We continued fishing different spots all day.  We caught fish and captain was friendly.  Negatives - just a few.  We would not take this boat if full sun day as there was no bimini top for shade and it would have been too much sun for full day without shade.  There was no need for cover on day we went as clouds were plentiful.  We felt like we travelled too far out for our liking with 1.5 hr boat trip to get to fishing and worked way back.  Would think fish were closer in but we saw whales and turtles where we fished and we did catch fish so made the ride worth it.  Would have enjoyed hot beverages in early morning—would recommend bringing coffee flask.  Plenty of good food for day was supplied.  We would go again for sure—great trip and caught a lot of fish.  Tackle was great but we would have liked fishing some with live bait.  All rods were well kept and Captain was quick to fix any bait issues and caught a lot of fish to give us to reel as well.  Very pleased, just a few improvements but we got what we paid for - a fun great day of fishing.

Fished July 22, 2017
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