September 2010 Fishing Report

Mack Attack Madness! October already!  Where has this year gone? It seems like only yesterday that we were catching snapper, and now the water is warming and were are gearing up for the tropical species to start chewing their heads off. It’s been a mad month of mackerel mayhem offshore with some calamitous catches being […]

May Fishing Report 2010

A cold snap is here though and that will bring big winter whiting, bream and flathead as well as more offshore species like mackerel, tuna and even those nobly-headed thumpers of the deep – snapper in the next few weeks.

Reefari Fishing Report April 2010

On that positive note, Reefari Charters is proud to announce that at the annual Mackay Tourism Awards, held on the 25th of March at the MECC, the team was awarded the winner of the Transport, Tours and Cruises section.

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 Fishing Report January 2010

On the offshore side of things, Reefari Charters has been making the most of the few windows in the weather to put punters onto some seriously trophy class Nannygai and metre-plus cod. Inshore, angler’s efforts have been hampered by almost constant wet season showers.

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

Mackay Fishing Report November 2009

This month’s fishing report is brought to you by fishing writer and photographer Lee Brake. Lee is an avid angler, born in Mackay who has cut his teeth working in tackle shops from the age of 15. He now spends his time fishing and writing in six national publications and writes as a columnist for the popular local publication North Queensland Fish and Boat monthly.

Fishing Report October 2009

Due to the remote location, the Hardline Reefs that border the edge of the continental shelf on the outer Great Barrier Reef rarely get fished by those other than the pro trout and reef fishermen are home to some of the biggest, meanest, hardest fighting piscatorial critters that one can imagine.

Reefari Fishing Report September 2009

Well hello again and welcome back to the September edition of on the chew. Once again we at reefari charters have been kept busy by all you keen fishermen and women who love to get out there and wet a line. Weather wise, Mackay has probably seen its best month all year with many days […]

Mackay Reef Fishing Charter Report August 2009

Hello everybody and once again welcome back to “On The Chew” for all the August fishing info. Yet again we have been run off our feet with charters on most days and many quality reef fish hitting the decks of our boats. The weather has been beautiful for the most part with only a few […]