Captain
Brendon Hawker

Member since June 2017 Exmouth, Australia
Background
Brendon Hawker grew up by the “Bay of Islands,” considered the heart of New Zealand's game fishing. There he was hooked as a child into the exciting sport of game fishing, a passion which never stops growing. His desire to catch a bigger prize every time led him to the East and West Coasts of New Zealand and beyond, to Cairns, Tonga, Minerva Reef, Wanganella Banks and Exmouth. After seeing the billfish potential Exmouth has to offer this lead him to settling in Exmouth. Brendon Hawker is a experienced skipper, skippering Billfish records in both New Zealand and Tonga. He is familiar with all methods of Billfishing, whether it's with lures, switching, live baits, dead baits, or converting Billfish to fly.

Hey, I'm Captain Brendon Hawker

Exmouth, Australia
Background
Brendon Hawker grew up by the “Bay of Islands,” considered the heart of New Zealand's game fishing. There he was hooked as a child into the exciting sport of game fishing, a passion which never stops growing. His desire to catch a bigger prize every time led him to the East and West Coasts of New Zealand and beyond, to Cairns, Tonga, Minerva Reef, Wanganella Banks and Exmouth. After seeing the billfish potential Exmouth has to offer this lead him to settling in Exmouth. Brendon Hawker is a experienced skipper, skippering Billfish records in both New Zealand and Tonga. He is familiar with all methods of Billfishing, whether it's with lures, switching, live baits, dead baits, or converting Billfish to fly.

My Charter Listing

Innkeeper Sport Fishing

4.9 Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent (6)
Exmouth
trips from $1,713

Customer Reviews

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4.9
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out of 5 stars from 6 reviews
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Sailfish fishing full day
Sailfish fishing full day
Fantastic Fishing Trip
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Angler Rating
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
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Recommend this charter
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Appropriate for children
80%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
83%
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Cliff H.
Thornlie, WA
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A days fishing

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – "Fishing Adventure" on August 29, 2021
A great day out, and fantastic experience.
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Frank B.
Perth, WA
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Full day game fishing

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – "Fishing Adventure" on June 11, 2021
We had an excellent day, fish were a bit quiet.
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Peter N.
Brunswick, VIC
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Full day trip with group of 5

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – "Fishing Adventure" on May 18, 2019
Brendon could not have tried harder to get us on to fish.  We hooked up several Marlin had one about 80 kg on the line for...
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Nina S.
Perth, Western Australia
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Great boat, recommended

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – "Fishing Adventure" on October 20, 2020
We went reef fishing and I would happily go on another charter with Brendon on the Innkeeper. Crew was great   -boat and equipment...
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Behman P.
Colombo, Western Province
Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent Excellent  5.0
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Fantastic Fishing Trip

VERIFIED   8 Hour Trip – "Fishing Adventure" on November 16, 2018
Wonderful 02 day fishing trip.  Great boat and the skipper was extremely helpful and friendly.  1st Officer Ben was extremely...
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