Captain
Craig Chambers

Member since August 2016

Merimbula, Australia

Background
I used to work as a commercial fisherman and would fish recreationally whenever I had some time off. So it made sense to start charter fishing. Now I operate Rathlin, one of the most well-established boats in Merimbula. I still have a great passion for fishing and will never stop looking for fish for customers.I pride myself on giving customers the best there is to offer on the south coast
Techniques
Live baiting ,trolling, Micro jigging, and bait fishing

Hey, I'm Captain Craig Chambers

Merimbula, Australia
Background
I used to work as a commercial fisherman and would fish recreationally whenever I had some time off. So it made sense to start charter fishing. Now I operate Rathlin, one of the most well-established boats in Merimbula. I still have a great passion for fishing and will never stop looking for fish for customers.I pride myself on giving customers the best there is to offer on the south coast
Techniques
Live baiting ,trolling, Micro jigging, and bait fishing
Angler's Choice

My Charter Listings

Merimbula
trips from
US$ 97

Customer Reviews

4.87 out of 5 stars from 15 reviews

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Went fishing on Sunday, April 16, 2017

Great day on the water crew and Captain really good. Everyone caught fish and too some home for the table.

Whilst my partner Katrina caught the most, all had a great time.

We will be back. Thanks Gents

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Thanks John It was a pleasure having you and your wife aboard

Went fishing on Friday, March 24, 2017

I would happily give Rathlin Charters 10 out of 10. My morning on board has been the highlight of my trip to Merimbula. Craig was continually looking for fish for us to catch and succeeded. We all came home with enough for 2 feeds after returning a lot back to fight another day. If you have the chance let Rathlin Charters show you what Merimbula has to offer.

I simply cannot recommend this Charter enough. The crew were amazing and helped out every individual as needed and offered advice as to what we were doing wrong. Simply an amazing experience. The best charter I have been on.

Fished March 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, February 2, 2017

Fished February 2017

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, February 12, 2017

Elly Simpson Had a great day out. My husband, Peter, was the main one who wanted to go fishing as I dont do it. But I had a go and caught lots of fish and had fun. My grand daughter did well too and caught 2 fish on one line. Craig, the captain, and Zed were very helpful and friendly. Especially as the younger kids were sick and had to go back to shore and then he took us back out to keep fishing. They knew what they were doing. Thanks guys.

Went fishing on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Great fun! Wasn’t many fish about but the captain would always take us to new spots in order to find fish! Great atmosphere, it was my first experience on a charter/fishing in the ocean, and would 110% go on this charter again!

Fished January 2017

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Thursday, January 19, 2017

Thanks Sarah   Glad you enjoyed it. Pity the fishing was a bit slow on the day.Unfortunately this happens from time to time . Hope to see you’s again

Went fishing on Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Only drama was the fish didn’t co operate

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, December 30, 2016

The boys know what they’re doing. Good day had by myself and the rest of the boys.

Fished December 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Thanks David Glad you enjoyed yourselves

Went fishing on Monday, January 9, 2017

Craig and his crew are very well experienced, made the day a success with great knowledge of the Sapphire Coast, very friendly and my daughter and I with a group of others had a fantadtic day . Thanks for the great day a memory that will last a lifetime.

Fished January 2017

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, January 9, 2017

Thanks Jason Was a pleasure having you and your daughter aboard

Went fishing on Monday, January 2, 2017

Fished January 2017

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Went fishing on Saturday, December 31, 2016

On behalf of the 3x blokes that experienced   the fishing trip. They all had a great day and spoke about the friendly,experienced knowledgeable and help full crew and Captain.
suggested: more available seating arrangements.
Plenty of burley provided by the blokes x3 today as they become sea sick .
Overall experience they will deffeantly do it again. With help of some motion sickness tablets.
Cheers and thanks

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

Fished December 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, December 25, 2016

Thanks Trevor   Pleasure to have you aboard

Went fishing on Sunday, December 4, 2016

all good but not many fish caught.

David Bell does not recommend Rathlin Charters

Fished December 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, December 18, 2016

All Good David   Can’t have great days every day.It was average day not bad.There was still fish caught glad you still enjoyed yourself.If I remember that day you still took fish home.I cant make fish appear on call.To say not recommended is pretty poor form by you,Sometimes it comes down to the angler.You obviously don’t fish much.Some people just can’t be pleased

Went fishing on Monday, December 12, 2016

Craig showed his experience to find fish on a quiet day.
Everyone on board caught fish, with substantial well cleaned bag for everyone to take home.
Without hesitation we will book when we come back.
Big game fishing is also another one to take on with Craig.
Well done and many thanks

Fished December 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Thank you Hugh
It was a pleasure having you and your family aboard

Went fishing on Sunday, November 20, 2016

Very easy to find in the morning.. friendly crew.. great boat.. looked after us very well.. moved about until we were on the fish.. I’d highly recommend them. I’ll be going again!!

Fished November 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Tuesday, November 22, 2016

Thanks Allan   Pleasure having you and your wife aboard, Hope to see you again

Went fishing on Wednesday, October 19, 2016

Fished October 2016

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Went fishing on Monday, October 17, 2016

Fished October 2016

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Craig Chambers (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Sunday, October 23, 2016

Thanks Patrick Pleasure having you aboard