Brad Smith Fishing Charters

Member since September 2015

Gold Coast, Australia

Background
G’day Brad Smith here or “Smithy” as I am best known in the industry. For over 20 years I have been working as a full time professional fishing guide, which makes me South East Queensland’s and Northern New South Wales’ longest serving guide.

Brad Smith Fishing Charters

Gold Coast, Australia
Background
G’day Brad Smith here or “Smithy” as I am best known in the industry. For over 20 years I have been working as a full time professional fishing guide, which makes me South East Queensland’s and Northern New South Wales’ longest serving guide.

Our Charter Listings

Gold Coast
trips from
US$ 264

Fishing Reports

Tweed River

August 31, 2015

The water temp in the Tweed and Nerang river systems is rising which will bring on the bigger Whiting. Here's Jimmy and his mate with a Whiting and Mulloway caught on a Strike Pro 40mm blade. Kids soon learn… Read Full Report →


Tweed River

December 09, 2015

The hot weather and warm water are stirring up the Jacks at present. This nice 48cm jack is about to be released to his snaggy home. Read Full Report →


Broadwater 3 December 2016

December 03, 2016

Sand whiting and winter whiting were dominant throughout the broadwater with big numbers boated, on yabbies. Bream, Tarwine, Flathead and Spangled emperor were also caught. Best areas were near the seaway, the seaworld deep hole, and sovereign island. Read Full Report →


Whiting dominant

December 23, 2016

Brad has been nailing big whiting 38cm+ on surface poppers in the upper reaches of the Tweed river. Whiting have also been dominant at the Broadwater and the Mangrove jacks are increasing in number at night. Up the Nerang… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

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Went fishing on Friday, December 23, 2016

We have just moved to the Gold Coast and this was a great introduction to the best local spots with tips on gear and bait. Clint is very knowledgeable and we all had a great day out. A nice big flathead was the highlight of the day - just what we wanted!

Fished December 2016

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Brad Smith Fishing Charters (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, January 2, 2017

Thank you guys! My pleasure and hope to see you on the water soon chasing Mangrove Jacks :)