Reef Fishing Tribulations

Eight Spanish Mackerel in forty-five minutes, everybody was pumped and we decided to leave a hot bite, It was a tough call, I know, but everybody was impressed and Red Emperor were calling. This was the start of a three day charter with Reefari onboard Mako, a big comfortable Steber 41 gameboat. Jason Kennedy from […]

2010 JG Marine & Mowers Spanish Mackerel Shoot-Out

The first 2 fish they put on the scales were impressive:- Craig’s first a commendable 17kg while Mick’s first fish at 21.6 kg put him in front of the best fish weighed in on the Saturday that was 18.65kg from Jason Jenkins.

Mackay Game Fishing Club

Scawfell island is located about 25 nautical miles to the North east from the Mackay Marina, an easy hour or so run. Scawfell is a large island with a large horseshoe shaped bay, appropriately named Refuge bay, and protected from our Prevailing SE Winds, with beautiful beaches and coral line bay, it’s hard to beat, plus of course some great fishing.

Reefari Charters Wins Mackay Tourism Award 2010

Reefari has formed business arrangements with local Accommodation and has experienced strong growth in the travelling market specifically for our extended charters of more than two days from the southern Cities.

Future growth is being planned for our overnight charters, mothershipping charters and Giant Trevally sportsfishing.

Fishing Kaos

All except one keen angler who stuck to his guns stating he wasn’t sitting down until he’d caught his first Reddy. On one such drift it was non stop for about an hour as the skipper and I wondered why we hadn’t drifted off the mark.

Not Your Usual Double Hook Up

Raptor II, a 33ft Cougar Cat owned and operated by Reefari Charters was able to make the most of a break in the turbulent weather to head offshore and target a host of tasty reef species along some deep-water shoals off Mackay.

Reefari Hardline 2009

After heaps and heaps of Planning, Our Hardline Reefari 2009 has finally come around again, and it was once again with another keen group of Anglers uniting from locally and all the southern cities of Sydney and Melbourne. Also Jason Kennedy and film crew from “Fishin trip” on behalf of Southern Cross TEN