Kingfish charter recommendation

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby Wolly Bugger » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:22 pm

When I learn how to catch them, maybe a few of us can get together on my boat.



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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby snorkly » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:32 pm

I've just booked with Joe Farr for 23rd Monday. Apparently he tries all sorts of techniques. Well fingers crossed!

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby bowl » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:35 pm

snorkly wrote:I've just booked with Joe Farr for 23rd Monday. Apparently he tries all sorts of techniques. Well fingers crossed!

How much,?

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby shazdoggg » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:44 pm

purple5ive wrote:im pretty keen to land my first one as well, maybe a fishing victoria kingfish bash is in order???



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I'm keen as! Great excuse to get a new kingy outfit!!! :-D

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby purple5ive » Mon Jan 16, 2017 12:53 pm

shazdoggg wrote:
purple5ive wrote:im pretty keen to land my first one as well, maybe a fishing victoria kingfish bash is in order???



*puts hand up*

I'm keen as! Great excuse to get a new kingy outfit!!! :-D


Yeah im also looking for a heavy duty combo :(
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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby scott__henning » Mon Jan 16, 2017 1:59 pm

snorkly wrote:Hi all, I've been out to kingfish charters twice in the past. Both were exclusively using jigging techniques. Nothing wrong with that (except you'll feel very tired after 6-8 hours of jigging) but at times, if its not working obviously you gotta change your method! So is there any charter recommendation around Melbourne who'll do some live baiting etc. when its necessary? Thanks.


Your charter operator clearly was a bit clueless then, 8 hours of jigging for no fish!?!

Shouldn't really even be jigging unless there are fish on the sounder. I myself won't even pick up the rod until I've got em on the sounder, and you will know within 10-15 minutes whether they are going to bite on the jigs or not.

Sounds like you got a bit shafted



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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby fitzy90 » Mon Jan 16, 2017 2:46 pm

Was out around the rip yesterday and saw more charters than private boats, counted 11 charters all up all fishing the same area and only saw 2 kingies caught (had one hit for the day) . All the charters that pulled in close to us were all jigging and had some live baits in the rod holders, looked like some very tired boys out there by midday, and one poor bloke hurling his guts up of the front of the deck.

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby snorkly » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:52 pm

its $200..yeah scott, on my first kingie charter I did at least got 2 rats but last year didn't even had a hit for all that hard work. Truly felt like shafted! At least this year I've done some research to find better charter.

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby snorkly » Mon Jan 16, 2017 9:56 pm

Wolly Bugger wrote:When I learn how to catch them, maybe a few of us can get together on my boat.

Looking forward to it mate, I'm always keen to find a new fishing budys. :cheers:

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Re: Kingfish charter recommendation

Postby barra mick » Mon Jan 16, 2017 10:19 pm

snorkly wrote:
Wolly Bugger wrote:When I learn how to catch them, maybe a few of us can get together on my boat.

Looking forward to it mate, I'm always keen to find a new fishing budys. :cheers:


200 bucks....I should start a charter for that coin.

better than working

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