February 2013

Get hooked on our Corporate Entertainment!

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Corporate events are proven to increase customer loyalty and business profitability. What better way to entertain corporate guests than unwinding with Gold Coast Fishing Charters? It’s the perfect informal setting and the hardwork is done for you so you have more valuable face to face time with those important clients and team members. We are running a value-packed promotion for private corporate charters – book for 10 guests and bring 2 guests for free! Saving yourself up to $400. Plus a BONUS merchandise pack will be thrown in to the value of over $80. What are you waiting for?!

Valentine’s Day sorted!

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“Give a man a fish and he has food for a day; teach him how to fish and you can get rid of him for the entire weekend.” If you want to get rid of your valentine for the weekend, just call us! Or for some fun and quality time together, why not come out too?! Purchase an instant gift voucher online or call us on 0411 60 50 90. We’ll do your dirty work!

Valentine’s Day with Gold Coast Fishing Charters

The Monthly Catch | January 2013

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Australia’s Wild Weather during January

We hope the impact of the bushfires, floods and Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald was minimal to all your homes and businesses and that your families are safe and well. Runaway Bay Marina copped a battering from the severe weather system on the Australia Day long weekend with 1.5 metre waves coming through the entrance. 2 piers went underwater and sunk, however Fat Hooker thankfully remained safe during the ordeal.

Foam produced from the wild seas from Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald

Foam produced from the wild seas at Currumbin

Fishing Update

Thanks to the dreadful northerly winds and Ex-Tropical Cyclone Oswald, Fat Hooker was only able to get out 1 week during January. On the days we could get out, the fish were scarce in the closer grounds making the full day trips much more successful when we could get out wide. We hooked up wahoo, tuna, black marlin and the occasional spotted mackerel.

Jaryd with a spotted mackrel

Jaryd with a spotted mackrel

Monster Giant Trevally – No Photo!

We hooked up the mother of all GT’s on 18 January. It was hooked up at Q1, Surfers Paradise and after enduring a 4.5 hour fight we had ended up down at Snapper Rocks. Joey estimated it was 70kg. Once we finally got it to the boat it was too heavy to lift in the boat. After 4.5 hours of taking photos, everyone’s cameras went flat. Can you believe we didn’t get ONE photo?! Grrrrrr….

Giant trevally

Giant trevally

Catch of the Month

Catch of the month was a group effort for January and goes to Dave Weiss and our new mates from Orfords Bitumen. They hooked up a few wahoo and tuna on their full day trip in the first week of January. One lucky crew member wins a free trip on Fat Hooker. Congratulations! We look forward to seeing you soon guys!

Orfords Bitumen crew | Catch of the month

Orfords Bitumen crew | Catch of the month