Captain
Sam Petworth

Member since June 2016

Main Beach, Australia

Background
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.

Hey, I'm Captain Sam Petworth

Main Beach, Australia
Background
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.

My Charter Listings

Main Beach
trips from
US$ 1747

Fishing Reports

2017 Garmin Light Tackle Masters

January 20, 2017

Watchdog were stoked to be part of the 2017 Garmin Light Tackle Masters on the Gold Coast - What an amazing weekend! Pam and Dale were aboard and took out Champion Female overall, first bill fish AND heaviest other… Read Full Report →


Another Black Marlin for Watchdog

December 22, 2016

Another epic day on #watchdog raising another black marlin, which was released safely. The Watchdog Crew would like to wish Tim a very happy birthday...we're glad we could help you celebrate mate... what a great bunch of lads. As… Read Full Report →


First Black Marlin of the season ...

December 21, 2016

A great day on the water for Watchdog Fishing Charters, raising its first Black Marlin of the season off the Gold Coast. A fun fight and safely released. Looking forward to many more... Read Full Report →


Watchdog raises some quality reef fish

November 06, 2016

A bit of a slower day on the water today but still managed to raise some quality Snapper, Pearl Perch, Venus Tusk fish, Moses Perch and Maori Cod, well done lads Read Full Report →


Quality mixed reef fish hit the deck

October 31, 2016

Fishing has been tough the last few weeks with the change of seasons but the boys worked hard on Sunday and managed 25 quality fish including snapper, Pearl Perch, Venus Tusk fish and Maori Cod. All great eating table… Read Full Report →


Sampson fish put up a good fight

October 29, 2016

Not a lot of fish today but some good Quality Sampson fish hitting the deck. These fish fight hard and are one of the toughest fighting fish pound for pound. Read Full Report →


A day for the dolphin fish

August 21, 2016

A mixed bag for today but each came away with a decent dolly!! Can't beat a day out on the water! Read Full Report →


Watchdog Fishing Charters - Reef Fishing

June 25, 2016

A chilly but stunning start to the day with frothy coffees all round and everyone smiling! With Captain Mat Hubbard at the helm, a beautiful selection of fish were raised, all different species, colours, shapes and sizes. Most released… Read Full Report →

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