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Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters

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St Aubin's Way | Sorrento Boat Ramp, Sorrento, Victoria 3841, Australia
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Went out yesterday. Came home with flathead, calamari, whiting, snapper. A great day, Joe knew... read more

Reviewed 14 February 2018
Sandra T
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Sydney, Australia
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Much much better than we could’ve hoped for!

Joe and John made it such a superb trip. Great fun for young kids. Caught flathead and calamari... read more

Reviewed 4 February 2018
Edward M
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Joe Farr Fishing Charters is a specialty small group fishing charter departing Sorrento on the Mornington Peninsula in Victoria and fishing Port Phillip Bay and Bass Strait. Exciting and fun fishing trips with a friendly and experienced skipper, targeting what's biting. Huge variety in catch! All experience levels welcome, family friendly, catch cleaned and filleted for you to take home.
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St Aubin's Way | Sorrento Boat Ramp, Sorrento, Victoria 3841, Australia
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Reviewed 14 February 2018 via mobile

Went out yesterday. Came home with flathead, calamari, whiting, snapper. A great day, Joe knew where to go and what to do for all the different species. Nick sends a big thank you!More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 15 February 2018

Hi Sandra, Thanks so much for taking the time to write up a review! Tell Nick; no worries! Really glad the trip was enjoyed, and will be enjoyed for the next little while with family meals and fresh fish! Looking forward to the next adventure....More

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Reviewed 4 February 2018 via mobile

Joe and John made it such a superb trip. Great fun for young kids. Caught flathead and calamari. Saw dolphins and seals. Lucky with weather but made even better with Joe and John running it. Highly recommend!More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 7 February 2018

Hi Edward, Thanks very much for your review, and for taking the time! We got you out onto the water at last and are really glad you and your family enjoyed your trip. Sounds like it was worth the reschedules! We hope you enjoyed your...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

My son and I went early one morning. Weather was unpredictable as there was some rain around but we did not experience very much at all. The usual good signs of favourable fishing conditions were absent. Within 15 minutes of stopping at the first spot...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Geoff, Thanks very much for taking the time out to write a review, we really appreciate it! So glad you had the best day's fishing you've ever had on the bay.. there is good fishing to be had out there and Joe really enjoys...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Our group of 4 had a terrific 5 hours of fishing. 3 days post fishing trip after many seafood feasts we are now making fish cakes from the left overs Joe and his deckhands John & Hamish were great We will book it again CheersMore

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Thank Justin M
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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi Justin M, Thanks for taking the time out to write a review, it's really appreciated. We're so glad your group had a great time and are still reaping the benefits of having come on board... there is nothing quite like TRULY fresh seafood especially...More

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Reviewed 12 January 2018

Joe Farr Fishing charters is a very professional, friendly and rewarding experience. My step dad had such a great time, he rebooked and went out again two days later. The first time they fished in the bay the second out in the ocean. Both times...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 14 January 2018

Hi rochelled67, Thank you so much for taking the time out to write up a review, we really appreciate it! We are thrilled that your step dad enjoyed his trips with us so much and hopefully he shared some with you too! Nothing quite as...More

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Reviewed 9 January 2018

Just wanted to say a big thank you to Joe and Emily. We booked with Emily a few months back to take the family out. Had a great deal of fun. Joe and John were fantastic and we caught a snapper, many flatheads.and a few...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 11 January 2018

Hi mkl2018, a big thank you right back for taking the time to write up a review, that's really nice of you and we're really glad you had such a memorable time with us! We look forward to seeing your family again soon we hope...More

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Reviewed 4 January 2018

Had a morning trip with joe a few weeks back, joe was knowledgable, friendly, and easy going. Caught a good variety of fish and got the snapper I was after! Cheers joe, I’ll be back soon. TomMore

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Tom, Thanks so much for taking the time to write up a review! Your effort is much appreciated. We are really happy you enjoyed your trip and you got the snapper you wanted (Yes!) Happy New Year.. we hope to see you again soon!...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

Thanks Joe and your team - had a great day, relaxed but with purpose - to catch fish! Loved the personal touch on a boat with limited numbers. We travelled from Melbourne to Sorrento and would do it again every time. Worth getting up early...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi lockwooddavid, Thanks so much for taking the time to write up a review, we really appreciate it. We are really happy you enjoyed your trip and the fun could continue with dinners! Thanks for making the drive, it's early but worth it! Looking forward...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018

We travel a lot and always try to get in some sort of fishing. We picked Joe Farr because he only takes up to 6 people which means you get a chance to catch fish rather than everyone else's lines! I was particularly impressed when...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 January 2018

Hi MikeN_8, Thanks so much for taking the time to write such a magnificent write-up for our charter! We're thrilled that you enjoyed your trip and enjoyed Joe and John's company, as you said, it doesn't get any better than having a laugh and a...More

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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

Best charter I’ve been on in years! A great day out with an extremely knowledgable crew. We were able to target a large variety of species including the much loved snapper and some decent sized flathead. Hooked on to some big calamari, squid and cuttlefish...More

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Emily G, General Manager at Joe Farr Fishing Charters - Private Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hey Josh, Thanks so much for your awesome review, we really appreciate it and the time you took to write it up. Thrilled you enjoyed the trip and really glad you felt like it was the best charter you've been on in years, hopefully you...More

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