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Hooker 1 Fishing Charters

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81 Seaworld Drive | D Arm Marinas Cove Marina Berth, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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David

Unfortunately we did not get out with Ali and the guys due to bad weather but found them awesome to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
waright
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Melbourne, Australia
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Yahoo for WAHOO

Went out on a 3/4 charter with the guys and a great group today. Thank you to skipper Ash and his... read more

Reviewed 2 March 2018
Matt M
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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 trip is a success and fun, including nutritious refreshments. If the weather is not good we give alternate options to cruise and fish the broadwater.
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“snapper” (9 reviews)
“awesome crew” (4 reviews)
“these guys” (5 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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81 Seaworld Drive | D Arm Marinas Cove Marina Berth, Main Beach, Gold Coast, Queensland 4217, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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

1  Thank waright
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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

Thank Matt M
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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

1  Thank stevethechef2018
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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

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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

Thank David R
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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.

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Reviewed 4 December 2017

We had the best day out fishing with a great crew on board with great knowledge of the local area. Great service, good quality fishing gear and were always willing to help. We caught some really good fish. Highly recommended! See you next time!

1  Thank Todd K
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Reviewed 18 November 2017 via mobile

Would like to congratulate Ash who was very accommodating in organising this charter the day was great and made better by the super deck hands of Benny and Alex who were very helpful and easy going. Although had to travel a bit only to find...More

Thank dazmcf
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took the 3/4 day deep sea fishing excursion and loved every minute. Firstly our hosts of Ash, Ali and Benny were exceptional at their task, fun to be with and dedicated to making the most of our time, positioning the boat so as to...More

1  Thank MDasia
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Reviewed 1 October 2017

Exceptional day on the water. Plenty of fish, sensational crew, spot on food and by far the best charter l have been on. Whales aplenty. Highly recommended.

2  Thank Fishingmagic
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Reviewed 25 July 2017 via mobile

Like to thank Ash ,Ali & benny - No 1 fishing charter on the Goldcoast - have been twice now on hooker1 and always catch big great quality fish - will be back again - the crew were amazing hosts and now where the fish...More

1  Thank 31errol
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Priscilla Y
3 May 2018|
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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)
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pat S
15 August 2016|
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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
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gregalaw
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
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