Captain
Matt Koch

Member since August 2016

Port Douglas, Australia

Background
Captain Matt Koch is a passionate fisherman with 25 years of experience behind him. Matt knows how to fish and what to fish, customising each trip to his clients' needs and wishes. He is a very friendly person, keen to put his guests on the best fish and share his knowledge with them.

Hey, I'm Captain Matt Koch

Port Douglas, Australia
Background
Captain Matt Koch is a passionate fisherman with 25 years of experience behind him. Matt knows how to fish and what to fish, customising each trip to his clients' needs and wishes. He is a very friendly person, keen to put his guests on the best fish and share his knowledge with them.
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My Charter Listings

Port Douglas
trips from
US$ 88

Customer Reviews

4.63 out of 5 stars from 17 reviews

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Went fishing on Friday, July 7, 2017

We booked our trip with Matt as we wanted to go on trip where it was just the 4 of us and we had a great time.  We have two boys 14 and 18 yrs old and our 14 yr old was a little sea sick and Matt took great care of him too.  We had a ball and would recommend and definitely go out with him again.

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Matt Koch (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Monday, July 10, 2017

Thanks Keri look forward to seeing you guys again.

Went fishing on Thursday, July 6, 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

I booked for half a day charter with Matt and it was fantastic. He took us to some great fishing spots. He was very knowledgeable about the whole area. I had a ball and I will recommend him to everyone I know.

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Great day with Matt, out on the reef till the wind blew up , caught a Spanish Mackerel and a spotted Mackerel, then went up the creek for a nice Queenfish. Very experienced captain with extensive local knowledge, highly recommended!!

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 14, 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, June 12, 2017

4 of us joined Matt for a half day morning trip to target mackerel out from the inlet at port Douglas. after catching enough love bait fish to share with another charter we left the inlet to anchor over an old ballust dumping ground that has formed an artificial reef. There were plenty of small coral trout and nannygai to keep us all busy, though the reef sharks and barracuda were considered pests as they broke lines and stole the bait. We then went up into the inlet to a deep hole where we caught a monster flathead that was large enough to feed the 6 of us for lunch. All together a fun days fishing and well organised by Matt

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Matt was very good trying to get me a fish, but he can’t control the weather. After an 90 mins in the open water the wind sprung up and we had to return to the river area. Four hours & we caught no fish, only one hook up but l lost the fish. Disappointed but can’t control the weather.

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Went fishing on Tuesday, April 25, 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, April 10, 2017

Really enjoyed our time fishing with Matt, he was very knowledgable and helpful. We caught a variety of fish; we will definitely be back next time we’re in Cairns!

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Went fishing on Monday, March 27, 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, February 2, 2017
Mark Bonsack does not recommend Port Douglas Sportfishing

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Went fishing on Friday, January 13, 2017

It was great from start to finish

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Went fishing on Saturday, January 7, 2017

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Went fishing on Tuesday, December 13, 2016

Spent the day on the outer reef targeting coral trout. Matt was able to deliver helping us put more than enough for a good feed in the boat even though it was the slow time of year. Matt worked well with my 9 year old son making sure everyone had a good time and caught some fish. A very enjoyable day.

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, December 14, 2016

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Went fishing on Sunday, October 30, 2016

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Went fishing on Friday, September 30, 2016

Despite Matt’s efforts we were unable to land any fish but unlike other charters I have been on the captin did not stop trying all day. We had lots of bites and some very big hook ups so I guess it was our fault nothing was landed on boat.

Fished September 2016

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