Author Archives: "Mark Spencer"

motion sickness
Tips to Prevent Seasickness
Prevent Sea sickness How to Prevent Seasickness. Seasickness is not fatal, but with symptoms such as nausea, stomach cramps and vomiting. It can certainly put a damper on your fishing charter fun. Motion sickness is thought to be caused by the visual disorientation resulting from being on an object in motion (boat) competing against our body's natural inclination for balance. Whatever the technical cause, a fair percentage of our fishing charter clientele become familiar with how rough, rocking seas can leave...

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Steber boats
Steber international
Steber Boats Both of our vessels were purpose built for the fishing charter industry by Steber in NSW. They are an excellent sea boat built to last, we highly recommend them. Below is some info from their website. Steber International is a renowned manufacturer of quality robust commercial motor vessels, ranging in size from 8.5 mtr (28′) to 15.8 mtr (52′), for charter, commercial fishing, patrol, shark meshing, sea rescue, surveillance etc., and recreational use. All boats are individually made to...

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Gold coast fishing spots
Gold Coast Fishing Spots
Gold Coast Fishing Spots The Gold Coast is famous for sun, surf and sandy beaches, nightlife, skyscrapers and it’s complex maze of canal systems and pristine waterways. Despite being Australia’s biggest boating mecca with high water traffic and huge fishing pressure, Gold Coast fishing spots still produce sensational fishing all year round. Gold coast Broadwater Very popular stretch of water extending from Southport right through to southern Moreton bay. The Broadwater produces mostly Bream, Whiting, trevally, Flathead and Mulloway. Productive areas can...

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Gold coast Seaway
Gold Coast Seaway
Gold coast Seaway The Gold Coast Seaway or Southport Seaway is the main navigation entrance used on our charters from the Pacific Ocean in and out of the Gold Coast Broadwater and southern Moreton Bay. It is one of Australia’s most significant coastal engineering projects completed. It is located at the northern end of the Spit at Main beach where the Nerang River enters the open Ocean. The channel was built between 1984 and 1986, primarily to facilitate the safe...

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Gold coast fishing report
Gold Coast Fishing Report
Gold Coast Fishing Report Gold coast Fishing report July-August 2018 Cool mornings with light westerly winds have seen great conditions for offshore fishing out of the Gold coast. The weather has been absolutely sensational and the fishing has been even better. Snapper have been around in good numbers on both the 36 and 50 fathom reefs, and the past couple of weeks has seen some big Snodgers moving on to the closer 18 and 24 fathom grounds. Most of the bigger...

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Gold coast Snapper
Gold coast fishing report
Gold coast fishing report. True blue fishing charters Gold coast fishing report, July 2017. Conditions on the water have been brilliant over the past month, with only a couple of days that were not fishable due to high winds and rough seas. The winter months see some pretty consistent fishing with excellent catches coming in. There has been plenty of Trag up to 65cm caught between 18-27 fathoms, best baits have been pilchards and fresh strip baits. Its simply a matter of...

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Gold coast fishing charter
How to choose a Gold coast fishing charter
How to Choose a Gold Coast Fishing Charter Knowing how to choose a gold coast fishing charter is important. The info below should help. Choosing the right fishing charter can mean the difference between a memorable day on the water and an uncomfortable, frustrating one, so it is important to put some time and research into picking a Gold coast fishing charter that will provide the best possible deep sea fishing experience for a reasonable price. Cheapest is not your best option. Operators that...

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Beach fishing Gold coast
Beach Fishing Gold Coast
Beach Fishing Gold Coast Beach fishing Gold coast can be very productive, the coast has approximately 40 kilometres of beach, stretching from the Tweed to Main beach. Witnessing a Beach rod double over as line peels from the spool is a sight all keen beach anglers dream of! After so many hours of tackle preparation and planning effort it’s often surreal when you finally get that blistering run. With damp shaking hands you pull the rod from the holder and sink the hook to feel the weight as a good fish loads...

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Trolling Deep divers
Trolling Techniques – Gold Coast – Australia
Trolling Tips and techniques. Trolling tips and techniques. Whether your close to the coast line or several miles offshore, trolling is often the most productive method for catching a wide variety of saltwater pelagic gamefish species. Including everything from Bonito, Tuna and Mackerel, right up to blue and Black Marlin, trolling is often the key to a success. Yet, many people don’t use this method either because they have had little or no success in the past, or because they simply don't...

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Deep sea fishing
Deep sea fishing
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Deep Sea Fishing: Best Tips and Techniques Deep sea fishing can be a great adventure for any fisherman.  Many of the greatest anglers know that Deep sea fishing is not as simple as it may appear.  This type of fishing is also referred to as offshore fishing.  Deep sea fishing takes place in offshore waters several miles away from land that are thirty metres or deeper.  Popular places in Australia for deep sea fishing include The Gold coast, Sunshine coast, Narooma, Port Stephens and many more great destinations around our...

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