Hotshot Charters - Gold Coast Fishing Reports

35 Black Marlin Tagged and Released for

February 28, 2019

HotShot Charters has had an amazing start to 2019! Last month we tagged and released 31 billfish and this month we tagged and released 35 black marlin bringing out total to date 66 billfish!!! During the month of February… Read Full Report →

31 Tagged and Released Billfish for Janu

January 31, 2019

31 Marlin Tagged And Released So we have added up our tag cards from The Billfish Foundation and HotShot has had a pretty good start off to the New Year! When we reported last month at the beginning of… Read Full Report →

Red Hot Fishing on the Gold Coast

January 13, 2019

January 2019 has started off with a bang here on the Gold Coast of Australia! We have been flat out at HotShot Charters and have had red hot fishing both inshore and off shore. The bait schools are thick… Read Full Report →

June 2018 Blue and Striped Marlin

June 15, 2018

Weather has been a bit hit or miss lately but we were able to catch a great window opportunity to take out young Riley and his dad Doug from Gladstone. We had a great day going 2-3 on blue… Read Full Report →

February Fishing Report for HOTSHOT Char

February 28, 2018

February was a great month for lots of juvenile black marlin, mahi-mahi and Wahoo!!! The weather Gods as well as the fishing Gods were good to us. We had great currents and heaps of bait inshore allowing us some… Read Full Report →

Dolphin bite on the Gold Coast

December 22, 2017

Hotshot was happy to have a great couple from Brazil join us today. Lots of action with the Dolphin fish today, going 2-4 and we also jumped a little black off. Read Full Report →

Amazing black marlin caught after 2 hrs

February 18, 2017

Great day out with some fantastic people celebrating Leigh's 40th birthday with us! Went out wide to look for some blue marlin only to have the water go off after a few hours. We ended up heading back in… Read Full Report →

Hotshot Charters Marlin Report

February 01, 2017

February had some fantastic weather on the Gold Coast. This allowed us ample opportunity to fish the in shore waters for black marlin using live bait, trolling lures and baiting/switching. Taking full advantage of conditions we also were able… Read Full Report →

Hotshot Charters latest catch

January 31, 2017

What a fantastic day out fishing with our new friends from Costa Rica. We started the day out a bit slow but thankfully because as the day went on so did the action! We started with a beautiful feisty… Read Full Report →