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 - Reel Capture 34'

14 reviews
Port Vila
trips from $640

Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'

16 reviews
Port Vila
In demand!
trips from $640

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
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4.86
out of 5 stars from 30 reviews
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Good experience
90%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
55%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
40%
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Mick K.
Hurstville, NSW
 5.00
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Full day with Captain Dick

VERIFIED   NEW  November 2, 2019
I have done a few charters now over the years in Vanuatu and these guys are the go too ! Nothing was a problem for these guys...
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Anneliese S.
Australia
 5.00
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Trip to the Fads with Nevagiveup

VERIFIED   July 13, 2019
Fabulous day fishing with Captain Charles and crew of Nevagiveup out of Havanna Harbour and out to the Fads. The wind had blown...
Anneliese S. recommends Crusoe Fishing - Nevagivup 34'
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Angus W.
Piara Waters, Western Australia
 4.67
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Full day charter

VERIFIED   December 2, 2018
Michelle and her decky were great. Good gear, good boat and good food. The fishing was a bit frustrating with a lot of sharks...
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Shane D.
Vanuatu
 5.00
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Nevagiveup

VERIFIED   NEW  October 23, 2019
Good crew always trying to get you onto the fish no luck with the marlin but still had some good fun with some yellowfin tuna
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Reg S.
Matamata, Waikato
 4.00
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2x6 hour trips

VERIFIED   June 3, 2019
Stayed close fist trip with Charles due to 16 knots and caught two good size Wahoo wasn’t for the lack of trying but...
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