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Whether it's Deep Sea Fishing, Reef or Game Fishing, Captain Ash the new owner of Hooker 1 Fishing Charters has 15 years experience and knowledge of the local waterways, conditions and seasonal fish habitat. Our friendly crew make sure your fishing...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
81 Seaworld Drive | D Arm Marinas Cove Marina Berth, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
+61 407 286 469
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I were excited to be going fishing as we’ve been on many fishing charters and just love the hands on approach. We left the marina at 6am and it took around 1hr to get to the first fishing destination. My husband and...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank katez1
Robert Ashley R, Owner at Hooker 1 Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

In response to your reply, I distinctively remember saying in the brief prior to departure we were going to target Mackerel because the reef fish have been scarce due to weather conditions and tidal movements recently. As in all fishing it takes patience and persistence...More

Reviewed 14 January 2019

Had a great day out fishing on Hooker 1 with Ash and Ali. We picked a perfect day with light winds and a small swell. We were greeted by owners Ash and Ali and were soon on our way to sea with a nice warm...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank MarkFreshwaterNSW
Reviewed 14 December 2018 via mobile

We came all the way from Finland and the trip met all expectations. Deep sea fishing catching snapper etc fish and on the way back we caught a beautiful dolphin fish. We recommend Hooker 1 and the crew!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank HarriH175
Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

Had a Great day out with Ash and Ali who were very flexible, accommodating and helpful when it came to getting the fish cooked up. We caught plenty of snapper and flat head and few other species. will be back when the Pelagius come through...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank 255chew
Reviewed 16 July 2018

The weather was perfect, but that was all. Three fish caught between 11 people, with total approx. 2 hours of lines in the water on a 7 hour charter. Also time spent watching crew only fishing without explanation why. Fishing is fishing, but a bit...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank Peter M
Robert Ashley R, Owner at Hooker 1 Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 19 July 2018

Hi Peter, Thanks for your feedback. I will ensure that my crew explains their intentions as to the style of fishing we intend to use at that particular time to our customers. Some of the specialized types of fishing we do require finesse for e.g....More

Reviewed 31 May 2018 via mobile

Unfortunately we did not get out with Ali and the guys due to bad weather but found them awesome to deal with they worked hard to try and find someone in close to take us out and eere very open an honest about conditions and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank waright
Reviewed 2 March 2018 via mobile

Went out on a 3/4 charter with the guys and a great group today. Thank you to skipper Ash and his awesome crew. Super professional and fun team helped me land a magnificent 25kg Wahoo!!!😀 My first and it won't be the last big fish...More

Date of experience: March 2018
1  Thank mattmB6485NU
Reviewed 21 January 2018 via mobile

Hi all, the reason for the very low feedback is this, I had booked the day before and the lady in the office said that it was perfect conditions for the next day so we were super excited about that. For the price of $180...More

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank stevethechef2018
Robert Ashley R, Owner at Hooker 1 Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 25 January 2018

Hi Steve the Chef, Thank you for your feedback, when you booked on a ¾ day shared charter the weather forecast from BOM (Bureau of Meteorology) Seabreeze and Gold Coast Seaway Tower for that day was showing 12knot winds and sunny, winds and swell expected...More

Reviewed 4 January 2018

The whole team were first class in their treatment and respect for everyone on board. Busy time of year and boat was well appointed to handle 10 people. A couple of little tangles but nothing that couldn't be sorted out and created a huge amount...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank DavidR14594
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Pleasant day on the water and caught some fish as well. Very knowledgeable crew and very helpful. Great lunch and snacks during the day. The big one got away again. Saw some dolphins as well.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank ddonn39
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2 May 2018|
Response from Robert Ashley R | Property representative |
Hi Priscilla, hoping you received my email, we are a commercial fishing vessel so no permits required for anyone please feel free to call for more information. Cheers Ali (Host)
pat S
15 August 2016|
Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
All depends on the weather. We took off at 5 or 530 from memory. Our half day lasted about 7 hours. Again all depends on the weather and the fishing. Ashley is more concerned with everyone having a great time other than... More
24 July 2016|
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Response from Brian S | Reviewed this property |
I don't remember the cost. I know it was reasonable and competitive. Best way is phone the owner Ashley 0407 286 469. I saved his number for future use. I will be going on his boat again. Was a truly great day Brian