Captain
Colin Wishart

Member since July 2016 Sydney, Australia
Background
Captain Colin started fishing at the age of 12, around the waters of Shetland. He spent five years working onboard North Sea Rescue, and another five years working on lifeboats on the English Channel. In addition to his life long fishing experience, Capt. Colin has spent 32 years operating as a captain on Sydney Harbour. He started Deep Sea Charters in 2012, and since then has been running fishing trips. He and his crew will help anglers with techniques and will take you out to local reefs.
Techniques
At Deep Sea Charters we run lures from Sydney out to local reefs, on the fishing grounds, and also on the way home. Once at the fishing grounds the crew gives a demonstration on fishing gear and techniques. Crew assist with fishing and measuring, cleaning and gutting. Clients fish throughout the charter. Clients keep all legal fish caught.

Hey, I'm Captain Colin Wishart

Sydney, Australia
Background
Captain Colin started fishing at the age of 12, around the waters of Shetland. He spent five years working onboard North Sea Rescue, and another five years working on lifeboats on the English Channel. In addition to his life long fishing experience, Capt. Colin has spent 32 years operating as a captain on Sydney Harbour. He started Deep Sea Charters in 2012, and since then has been running fishing trips. He and his crew will help anglers with techniques and will take you out to local reefs.
Techniques
At Deep Sea Charters we run lures from Sydney out to local reefs, on the fishing grounds, and also on the way home. Once at the fishing grounds the crew gives a demonstration on fishing gear and techniques. Crew assist with fishing and measuring, cleaning and gutting. Clients fish throughout the charter. Clients keep all legal fish caught.

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.31
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out of 5 stars from 24 reviews
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
86%
Friendly captain
96%
Recommend this charter
88%
Appropriate for children
65%
Satisfied with the boat
91%
Catch intended fish
68%
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Tim E.
Australia
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Great Day Out!

VERIFIED   Summer Shared Trip (AM) - Weeekday on September 18, 2019
Lovely slow sturdy old boat, just what I like.  I loved the fact that we didn’t have to organize anything, as the gear,...
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Simon W.
Sydney, NSW
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Half day trip (advertised as 7 hours)

VERIFIED   Summer Shared Trip (AM) - Weekend on October 6, 2019
The skipper - lead deckhand and staff were very friendly and helpful. Weather wasnt good which limited moving to different...
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Andrew C.
Munich, BY
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Great trip with Capitain Colon

VERIFIED   Summer Shared Trip (PM) - Weekend on December 1, 2019
A great trip. Colin was full of stories and so patient with the kids. Fishing conditions were not ideal but he made sure we...
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Scott S.
Cherrybrook, NSW
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Half day with Capt. Colin Wishart & Ben.

VERIFIED   Summer Shared Trip (AM) - Weeekday on December 24, 2019
Great day outside but had a medium swell. Caught 4 flathead, 2 Blue makerel, 1 Schnapper, Whiting & Nani!
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Mark R.
Redfern, NSW
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Fishing with Colin

VERIFIED   Summer Shared Trip (AM) - Weeekday on February 11, 2019
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