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Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland

Join Magnet Fishing Charters on an incredible adventure and get ready to create lasting memories in the Southern Ocean! Captain Jason Farrugia has been fishing the Victorian waterways his whole life and he knows the best spots to put you on big fish.

You’ll spend the day fishing off of a 29’ Hydrofield offshore sportfisher. This boat is one of the most stable vessels – perfect for Victoria’s choppy waters. She’s a fast boat as well. You’ll be whisked away to the hottest fishing spots while being propelled by twin 200 HP Yamaha engines.

Your skipper will use the most up-to-date electronics in order to get you hooked up in no time. The boat also features a toilet, which is definitely a huge plus for those long offshore trips.

You’ll have the chance to target Southern Bluefin Tuna, which can reach up to 2.5 meters in length and weigh up to 260 kilograms. This great predator will put up a heck of a fight, leaving lasting memories for you to tell your grandkids one day.

You can also target Albacore Tuna, as well as the spine-chilling Mako Shark. Their brilliant silvery shine is sure to catch your eye! If you happen to catch one, it will be an unforgettable experience with their infamous acrobatic flips and fast runs.

The crew will provide high-quality, specialized equipment on all of their trips, and supply you with first-class rods, reels, lines, live bait, and lures. Everything is included in the price as well. Just be sure to bring sunscreen, a hat, sunglasses, as well as snacks and drinks, and you’re all set!

Get ready for an incredible adventure and start planning your trip today. Magnet Fishing Charters has everything ready for a successful day of fishing – the only thing missing is you!



About the Captain

Jason Farrugia
Portland, Victoria, Australia
Response time 8 hours
Member since April 2015
Captain Jason is a renowned expert on all local species. He grew up fishing alongside his father, grandfather, and uncle since the age of two. He has a list of trophy catches to his name and takes pride in giving 100% commitment to all of his clients. Some of his personal records include a 145 kg Southern Bluefin Tuna, a 133 kg Mako Shark, and a 135 kg Striped Marlin. Capt. Jason is a fully licensed Master 5 with MED 3 qualifications and level 3 first-aid. He and his partner, Julieann DeBrincat, are able to fish all Victorian waters, and are ready to show you the time of your life!

About this listing

Targeted Species

Shark (Gummy) Shark (Gummy)
Shark (Mako) Shark (Mako)
Tuna (Albacore) Tuna (Albacore)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)

Boat Specs

Hydrofield (Offshore sport fishing) originally built in 2015. Powered by 2 200HP Yamaha engines, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
29 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing
Wreck Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Drift Fishing
Handline
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box
Toilet
GPS
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Ice Box

Trip Includes

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

Cancellation Policy

Free cancellation up to 7 days prior to trip

Customers can cancel or modify their booking up to 7 days 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 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% 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
Bank Transfer

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FAQs about Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland

Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland offers the following trip to customers:
  • AU $300 per person - Full Day Game Fishing (8 hours)

When you book a trip with Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland, you can expect the following amenities onboard:
  • Toilet
  • GPS
  • Fishfinder
  • Live Bait Well
  • Outriggers
  • Ice Box

Trips booked with Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland include:
  • Rods, reels & tackle
  • Live Bait
  • Lures
  • Catch cleaning & filleting
  • Drinks
  • First Mate

Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland offers the following types of fishing:
  • River Fishing
  • Inshore Fishing
  • Offshore Fishing
  • Reef Fishing
  • Wreck Fishing

Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland offers the following fishing techniques:
  • Light Tackle
  • Heavy Tackle
  • Bottom Fishing
  • Trolling
  • Spinning
  • Jigging
  • Popping
  • Drift Fishing
  • Handline
  • Deep Sea Fishing

Top targeted fish species with Magnet Fishing Charters – Portland include:
  • Shark (Gummy)
  • Shark (Mako)
  • Tuna (Albacore)
  • Tuna (Bluefin)