Q: What should I wear?
A: Warm clothing for the predicted weather forcast, a waterproof jacket, gumboots are a good idea for tuna and offshore charters. Closed toe shoes must be worn, NO thongs.
Q. Do you supply rods, reels and bait?
A. Hook and Haul Fishing Charters supplies all equipment required for the day including rods, reels and bait.
Q: Food and drink?
A: We do not sell food and drink onboard so please bring your own food and drinks for the day. Make sure you have plenty of water to stay hydrated.
Q: Do I need a Fishing license to come on a charter?
A: Yes, however Hook and Haul Charters does not supply fishing licenses, each individual is required by law to have one unless you are exempt. They can be purchased from most tackle shops or online from the Department of Primary Industries website here.
Q: Do you have a toilet?
A: We have a chemical toilet for emergencies on offshore charters, for the comfort of all passengers it is hoped on a 5-6 hour bay charter you could manage your bowels.
Q: Do you clean the fish for us?
A: Tuna and sharks will be cleaned, snapper, whiting and squid can be arranged upon request.
Q: Can we bring alcohol onboard?
A: This may be acceptable upon request, please see our Terms and Conditions or contact the Captain for more information. There is strictly no alcohol on offshore charters.
Q: Do I need to bring an esky for the fish?
A: You can but it must be left in you car at the ramp.
Q: What happens if we catch our bag limit ?
A: Depending on the species and other factors such as water depth we may fish on practising catch and release, how ever this is at the captains descretion as we need to protect our fish and fishing will cease if the fish cannot be released sucessfully.
Q. What happens if the weather is bad?
A. If the weather forecast is looking bad the charter will be reschudled at a later date, we will let you know as early as possible if this is to happen. If the charter cannot be rescheduled all moneys will be refunded.