Sheriff Charters

Sheriff Charters will take you on a trip you’ll never forget around Montague Island, NSW. Come aboard with an experienced and knowledgeable crew who will help you explore endless opportunities. Be it game and sport fishing, reef fishing, or indulging in the beauty of nature, there is something for everyone in these crystal blue waters!

Come aboard ‘The Sheriff’, a spacious 36’ aluminium charter vessel.This boat is fitted with everything you need, from advanced fishing technology to outriggers and a fighting chair. A toilet on board allows you to fish all day without sacrificing your comfort. There is room on board for 6 maximum for fishing charters, and 12 for island trips, whale watching and snorkelling. Children of all ages are welcome.

While aboard The Sheriff, you can enjoy the awesome fishing and spectacular wildlife of Narooma, Montague Island, and surrounding waters. Narooma is home to some of the best game fishing in the world. From here, you will be able to target a wide variety of species, fishing the reefs close to shore or chasing a big catch along the continental shelf just a little more than 12 miles (20 km) away. You can enjoy outstanding deep sea fishing in these waters all year round.

While fishing the reefs closest to shore you will find Flathead, a delicious local favorite. The reefs farther out host Snapper, Perch, Morwong, and many other kinds of table fish. On the other hand, you can target some of the most prestigious pelagic fish in the Southern Ocean, including many kinds of Tuna, Blue, Black, and Striped Marlin, Mahi Mahi, and more.

Sheriff Charters provides a fishing license and all fishing gear. For King fishing and reef fishing, the crew provides Shimano Spheros spinning reels. When it comes to Game Fishing, they use world class Shimano Tiagra reels. You may keep your catch and it will be cleaned for you.

Come aboard today for some of the world’s best fishing!



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  • Shared trip
    Kingfish & Reef
    FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 5:30 AM
    $117
    per person
    The reefs surrounding Montague Island are prefect for some fun bottom bashing. Anglers of all ages and abilities can enjoy this trip, fishing for Morwong, Snapper, Trumpeters, Perch, Pigfish and many more table fish. If you are lucky, you may even catch a sub-tropical species such as the beautiful Longfin Perch. (We have a maximum of six persons on fishing Charters)
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About the Charter Operator

George Bunney
Narooma, New South Wales, Australia
Angler's Choice
5 Fishing Reports
ID & License verified
30 Customer Reviews
Response time within an hour
Member since July 2017
I have been a keen fisherman most of my life, which led to diving and spearfishing, becoming a commercial fisherman, and finally, a charter boat operator. I have extensive knowledge of the sea floor because I have dived most of those areas for many years.

About this listing

Targeted Species

Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Blue)

Marlin (Striped)
Morwong
Snapper (Red)
Tuna (Albacore)

Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

Custom (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1995. Powered by a 50HP Custom engine.

Length
36 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment
Live Bait Well
Outriggers
Tuna Tubes
Spearfishing Equipment
Ice Box
Toilet
Fighting Chair
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Snorkeling Equipment

Trip Includes

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

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 3 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
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 10% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 10% 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
Visa
Mastercard

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (7)
4.87
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Fishing with George
Five hour morning trip
Half a day out on sheriff charters
+4
Angler Rating
26
4
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
93%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
87%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
87%
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Stacey B.
Australia
 5.00
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Couldn’t ask for a better charter

VERIFIED   NEW  December 30, 2019
My partner and I jumped on a last minute booking, the crew were so knocked able and didn’t muck around. We walked away with...
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Peter N.
Monash, ACT
 5.00
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Half Day trip with Captain George

VERIFIED   August 10, 2019
The best charter we’ve been on. Definitely go again with you guys; incredibly hospitable and helpful. Fish were great and...
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Matthew P.
Blacktown, NSW
 5.00
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Good Friday morning fishing trip

VERIFIED   April 19, 2019
It was a popular place for the kingfish this particular day. So we kept going and looked for a good place to catch what was...
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Craig M.
Burwood, NSW
 5.00
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Half trip

VERIFIED   NEW  December 30, 2019
Great trip plenty of fish
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Michelle K.
Avalon Beach, NSW
 4.67
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Five hour morning trip

VERIFIED   December 17, 2019
Highly recommend the crew are very helpful and accommodating.  Keen to help to catch fish !!! Maximum of 6 of board a...
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