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Sports and Reef Fishing Day Charters

Hamilton Island
Fishing Charters

Fishing Charters Hamilton Island

Topnotch Hamilton Island fishing charters, in the heart of the Great Barrier Reef and amid the mesmerizing 74 island wonders, provide an unforgettable fishing experience. Operating as a charter business based at Hamilton Island Marina, they serve as the gateway to North Queensland’s tropical Coral Sea fishing adventures.

Their offerings include game/reef fishing charters, allowing you to embark on thrilling fishing expeditions in the pristine waters of the Great Barrier Reef. Additionally, they offer bespoke Whitsunday Island fishing trips, taking you on tailor-made journeys to discover the stunning Whitsunday Islands and the abundant fish species in the region.

Furthermore, you can explore these extraordinary destinations in elite style with Topnotch Game Fishing. Whether you embark on The Pirate 34 sports fisher or the luxurious Moonshine 40 Black Watch, you can expect an unparalleled fishing experience in a setting of unrivalled beauty.

Hamilton Island Fishing Day Charter Information

All Hamilton Island fishing charters depart and return from Hamilton Island Marina. In addition, the Topnotch Team is partnered with SHIMANO and offers top-of-the-range fishing gear to their guests.

Furthermore, if you’re travelling from the mainland or Daydream Island, daily island transfers are available on ferries to Hamilton Island. For your convenience, checking the latest Cruise Whitsunday timetable for departures and arrivals is advisable.

Hamilton Island Fishing Charters Nannygai

Large Mouth Nannygai ~ The Hero Fish Of The Whitsundays! First Class Table Fish!!!

Half-Day Shared Fishing Charters – 4-Hours

During the half-day shared fishing charters, Topnotch Game Fishing follows the traditional method of bottom reef fishing. This approach provides participants with top-of-the-line Shimano Taipan 15-24kg rods and Shimano Saragosa 14,000 reels. This professional-grade tackle ensures a reliable and enjoyable fishing experience for all.

Moreover, the carefully selected tackle is combined with fresh bait to attract a wide range of tasty tablefish. On these charters, you can expect to target a variety of delectable species, including large and small-mouth nannygai, coral trout, red emperor, grassy emperor, cobia, Indonesian snapper, fingermark, black jewfish, Moses perch, sweetlips, along with a diverse array of cod species and many more. The abundance of fish in these waters guarantees an exciting and rewarding fishing adventure.

Additionally, embarking on a half-day shared fishing charter is an excellent choice, especially for those who may be new to fishing or have limited time. It allows participants to enjoy a fulfilling fishing experience without feeling rushed, providing ample opportunity to land impressive catches and create unforgettable memories. Travelling distances may vary due to the weather conditions, but generally, it is a 15 to 45-minute journey to the fishing grounds.

Shared Charter Bottom Reef Fishing Information

  • All tickets – $285.00 ea 
  • AM – 8 am to 12 pm – very popular & books out fast!
  • PM – 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle are supplied.
  • All bottom reef fishing.
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • The minimum age is 6 years old.
  • Minimum number applies.
  • BYO alcohol and snacks
  • All shared charters fish in and around the many picturesque Whitsunday Islands

Hamilton Island Fishing Charters cobia

Cobia ~ One of the most delicious sport fishing in the Whitsundays region.

Private Fishing Charters

With a whole boat pirate booking, keen anglers can target specific fish species and customize their fishing experience. This option is also perfect for groups of friends or family who seek a more exclusive and intimate fishing adventure.

Private charters with Topnotch Game Fishing are designed to cater to the client’s fishing needs and preferences. Whether you’re interested in sports fishing, particularly trolling, or other specific fishing techniques, the experienced crew will tailor the charter to ensure an unforgettable experience.

It’s important to note that shared charters primarily focus on bottom reef fishing, while private charters offer a broader range of fishing opportunities. This versatility allows anglers to pursue their desired fish species and maximise their time on the water.

For those seeking a thrilling billfish charter, a full-day private fishing charter is the best option. This extended duration allows for a comprehensive fishing experience, increasing the chances of encountering and successfully targeting billfish species, such as marlin or sailfish.

Whether you’re after a specific fish species, a more exclusive experience, or the opportunity to chase billfish, a private fishing charter with Topnotch Game Fishing provides the flexibility and tailored expertise you desire.

“The Pirate” Half-Day Private 4-Hours – $2,200.00

  • The whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 8 guests.
  • AM – 8 am to 12 pm – very popular & books out fast!
  • PM – 1 pm to 5 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle are supplied.
  • Bottom reef fishing
  • Trolling for pelagics
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • BYO alcohol and snacks

“Moonshine” Private Fishing Charter 6-Hours – $3,200.00

  • The whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 10 guests.
  • Departing from the marina at 8 am and returning at 2 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle are supplied.
  • Bottom reef fishing.
  • Trolling for pelagics
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • Includes catering.

“Moonshine” Full-Day Private Fishing Charter 8-Hours – $3,800.00

  • The whole boat booking – up to a maximum of 10 guests.
  • Departing from the marina at 8 am and returning at 4 pm.
  • Bait and fishing tackle are supplied.
  • Bottom reef fishing.
  • Trolling for pelagics
  • Complimentary bottles of water.
  • Includes catering.

All-inclusive Fishing Charters

All Hamilton Island fishing charters offered by Topnotch Game Fishing include bait and high-quality tackle, ensuring that you have everything you need for a successful and enjoyable fishing trip. The passionate and experienced staff at Topnotch Game Fishing professionally crew each charter, providing expert guidance and assistance throughout your fishing adventure.

Additionally, you can bring your favourite alcohol on board to enhance your experience further. This allows you to relax and enjoy your time on the water while indulging in your preferred beverages.

Furthermore, if you have any specific requests or desire a truly extraordinary fishing experience tailored to your preferences, don’t hesitate to inquire with the Topnotch Game Fishing team. They are dedicated to creating unforgettable moments and will be delighted to discuss how they can make your Hamilton Island fishing experience exceptional.

Hamilton Island Fishing Charters fingermark

Fingermark is a premium tablefish and is highly prized among the north Australian fishing community for its looks, taste and fighting ability.