From fishing out on the jetty to beach fishing, rock fishing right through to deep sea and game fishing there are many different choices for someone who wants to get a line wet while in Busselton. You can go out by yourself or join a great fishing charter for the day or perhaps even longer depending on how much time you have up your sleeve. Busselton is renowned for its world class fishing that you can experience here all year round where a variety of fish species can be reeled in creating an unforgettable experience.
Whether you wish to fish the fringing waters of Geographe Bay or head to the deeper waters of the Indian Ocean many tour operators and fishing charters will offer many choices for you to take your pick from. There are fishing charters that are great for families as well as trips with friends and team building with work colleagues. All of the fishing charters will provide you with everything that you need for a great day out on the water from all the bait, tackle and fishing gear as well as serve up some great food for lunch and also provide morning tea and afternoon tea too! The overnight fishing charters are purpose built and offer great accommodation, hot showers and toilets and some will even offer you your own room with ensuite depending on which boat you book onto.
All of the fishing charters range in price and can take up to a number of people, some will just cater for small groups and the larger cruise vessels can take up to 15 or more passengers. All of the fishing charters depart daily from the beautiful Port Geographe Marina in Busselton which is a newly built marina and attraction for the city and the perfect place to start your fishing adventure. There are many holiday makers that are always interested in throwing in a line or two so always make sure you book well in advance so that you don’t miss out when you come to Busselton! There are some big ones out there just waiting to be caught from dhufish, pink snapper, baldchin groper and other deep sea beauties. There is even blue fin tuna and marlin to reel in and lets not forget the odd shark! Every fishing charter and its crew have their spots and secrete locations so you are always guaranteed of some great catches to reel in and with lunch and snacks provided throughout the day as well as all of the fishing gear you will need, all you need to bring along is yourself! If you are joining a fishing charters to fish the waters closer to shore within Geographe Bay there is King George whiting, pink snapper, John Dory’s and dhu fish. Sharks can be regularly pulled in on the lines as are some Blue Fin Tuna in these waters closer to shore.
Many people, bother beginners and avid fishermen always find much enjoyment with the fishing that you can experience here in Busselton! From the warmer summer months to the cooler winter months there is a range of reef and fish species that you can look forward to cooking up on the BBQ. The fishing charters are a great and safe way to get to the outer and open waters where a great catch is always guaranteed so book your place on one now, or arrange a group booking for you and some mates. A fishing charter in Busselton will be time well spent!