This month’s warm days are continuing will little rain. I can’t remember when it has been this dry with exceptionally calm days. Fishing had been quite slow due to the very strong current flowing down the coast. The fish seem to hide in their caves and holes during these times. However it has stopped flowing strongly and the fish have come out. Mackerel & tuna have been hard to find.


Geoff booked a 3 day charter with his kids, 8 year old Billy, Jack and mate Gazza. Strong easterlies kept us inshore and that is where the fish were. Billy had a burster of a trip landing some good fish. His first dhuie needed a bit of a hand from me and then finished off by Gazza. Then he got this sandsnapper all by himself.


Gazza got the biggest sandsnapper and Geoff landed multiple baldchin groper.


Bobby did well on the second day landing this dhuie by himself and went on to land a good sized rankin cod on the last day.

Exmouth Gulf Trip


I have completed the video of my Gulf trip.     Here is the full version on Youtube


It is about 9 minutes long but there are shorter clips on my Facebook page Part 1, Part 2 and part 3


 Kalbarri Offshore & Angling Club Local Comp.

18th June 2017


Junior angler Beau got a 1.4kg 42cm bream in the river and a mulloway to win the Junior River Section


Steve and Emma got 2 snapper each, and Harry landed a 10kg plus mackerel on 3kg line

Steve was happy with his cod and baldchin groper.

Bite of the Month

8 year old Billy managed to get this rankin cod up off the bottom in 25 metres to claim the best fish of the day during a day out on charter this month.

I award Bite of the Month to someone who catches the best fish of the month from one of my boats.

See all the previous Bite of the Month winners on my website

    Need a boat for up north?

Remember I will deliver a boat out to the turn-off for free for those heading north.

Just pre arrange and ring me from Geraldton and I will meet you there.


Popular Northern Destinations

Thevenard Island

 Island Manager: 9184 6444. The accommodation is open again and Direction Island is always open and still a good option and bookings can be made.


Check out the website: www.mackerelislands.com.au

Ashburton Resort

Ashburton Resort. Phone 9184 6586 email: admin@ashburtonresortonslow.com.au

Website: www.ashburtonresortonslow.com.au

Gnaraloo Station

Gnaraloo contacts for accommodation:

Barbara: 9315 4809

Email: bookings@gnaraloo.com.au

Website: Gnaraloo.com.au

Steep Point

    Steep Point Ranger for booking campsites.  

Phone: Paul Dickson – Steep Point 9948 3993


Email: Ranger@steeppoint.com.au

Dirk Hartog Island

 Kieran Wardle:  08 99481 211   Mob: 0407 383 449



Game, Bottom and Beach Fishing Action

These links will take you to my Youtube Channel  https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCiVvKy5Bp2fsZOGUnGPbhzg

And other videos showing some great action taken from my boats and also a very good mulloway from the beach.

Triple tuna hook-up

Dhuie and snapper

Beach mulloway

Exmouth Marlin

Day in the life of Cray fishing

Gnaraloo 2013

Snorkelling Gnaraloo

Cobia and bait ball Kalbarri

Triple Tuna Sundae

Archived Newsletters

You can now view all my past newsletters in my Blogs.






And now 2016 onwards on my new website: www.murchisonboathire.com.au

They are quite long URL’s so add them to your favourites.


Remember if you rent our accommodation in Kalbarri you get big discounts on our boats.

3-day weather forecasts, www.buoyweather.com go to virtual buoys, pick the location you want.

 This is the one I go by!

 Life’s too short to safely remove the USB!