Captain
Charles Wheeler

Member since August 2014

Port Vila, Vanuatu

Background
Captain Charles has been fishing the waters of Vanuatu for the past 18 years. He loves fishing for Marlin, and enjoys all fishing styles. Still, light line and fly fishing for Billfish, live baiting inshore and around FADs are special for him. Capt. Charles has fished around numerous fisheries the world over.
Techniques
I am a marlin fanatic but love all styles of fishing especially light line and fly for billfish and live baiting inshore or around the FADs. I have been living and fishing in Vanuatu for the last 18 years.

Hey, I'm Captain Charles Wheeler

Port Vila, Vanuatu
Background
Captain Charles has been fishing the waters of Vanuatu for the past 18 years. He loves fishing for Marlin, and enjoys all fishing styles. Still, light line and fly fishing for Billfish, live baiting inshore and around FADs are special for him. Capt. Charles has fished around numerous fisheries the world over.
Techniques
I am a marlin fanatic but love all styles of fishing especially light line and fly for billfish and live baiting inshore or around the FADs. I have been living and fishing in Vanuatu for the last 18 years.

My Charter Listings

Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'

Port Vila
trips from US$ 577

Crusoe Fishing - Reel Capture 34'

Port Vila
trips from US$ 577

Fishing Reports

WOW! Nevagivup

July 30, 2016

Nevagivup has been on a roll, having some great fishing. On the back of a 80Kg Blue marlin which was caught on 8Kg line with angler AJ from outback QLD. AJ also landed some nice Yellowfin Tuna on 15Kg… Read Full Report →


Amazing Fishing

April 26, 2016

It is hard to decide where to go at the moment as the inshore fishing has been fantastic with plenty of Black Marlin, Wahoo and the odd Sailfish. Offshore has seen giant Yellowfin Tuna and Blue Marlin, take your… Read Full Report →


Reel Capture Cruise Ship Charter

October 28, 2015

Reel Capture ventured out this morning for a 4 hour charter from the cruise ship. They ended up with a Wahoo and tagging and releasing a Blue Marlin. Well done Captain Richard! Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
Photos by reviewers (14)
4.87
out of 5 stars from 20 reviews
Boat
Crew
Experience
Half day cruise with teenagers.
Half day cruise with teenagers.
Magic Mahi Mahi
+11
Angler Rating
17
3
0
0
0
Anglers Claimed
Good experience
82%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
64%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
30%
Sort By:
Featured  
Showing:
5 of 20 reviews
Lucas Anderson
Miami, FL
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Half day trip with captain Charles

VERIFIED   June 30, 2018
Very pleased with Captain Charles and deckhand Georgie, they managed to get us on to a nice fish and accomodated us all very...
Lucas Anderson recommends Crusoe Fishing - Reel Capture 34'
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  Charles Wheeler Captain replied

Graham Bullock
Hamilton, Waikato
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall
Great Sunday morning out. Caught a couple of yellow fin and got the brother in law fishing. Looking forward to returning and...
Graham Bullock recommends Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  Charles Wheeler Captain replied

John Doherty
Vanuatu
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

M

VERIFIED   August 1, 2018
Had a great morning with Charles and Georgie. Very professional team Fish didn’t play the game though. Still managed...
John Doherty recommends Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  Charles Wheeler Captain replied

Bob Fleming
Port Vila, SEE
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Full Day trip booked

VERIFIED   May 3, 2018
Full day booked, needed to change dates, no problems there. Crew were fantastic and tried every trick in the book to land fish....
Bob Fleming recommends Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  Charles Wheeler Captain replied

Fraser Smith
Australia
 5.00
Experience:
Boat
Crew
Overall

Half day cruise with teenagers.

VERIFIED   July 19, 2017
Had a half day out with Captain Charles and his local crew.  The crew kept us entertained with changing tackle and lures...
Fraser Smith recommends Crusoe Fishing - Reel Capture 34'
Mark as helpful
You found this helpful
  Charles Wheeler Captain replied