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The Reel Thing Fishing Charters

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  • Poor7%
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5 Nov 2015
“My First Snapper!”
1 Nov 2015
“Brilliant morning hunt for snapper”
Anyone who enjoys the thrill of fishing on the bay or open sea in Melbourne knows that the one way to get the best experience is to opt for Melbourne Fishing Charters from The Reel Thing. The city has one of the finest harbours in the world and we...more
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Ramp 4, 2 Launching Way off Mcleod Road | Departs from between ramp 2 and ramp 4., Melbourne, Victoria 3197, Australia
+61 412 808 798
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Reviewed 6 November 2015

I have been on many Charters chasing that Elusive Snapper, but have only come home with a feed of Flathead. I now know why. It is all about the Skipper. Our charter started out like many others, but Mark would not give up. He took...More

Thank Allan S
Reviewed 2 November 2015

Had a great morning out on the bay with The Reel Thing Charters chasing the elusive snapper. Our skipper Mark was very happy to move to a number of different marks, and try different fishing techniques, and the gear we were fishing with was all...More

Thank Paul C
Mark R, Owner at The Reel Thing Fishing Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 4 November 2015

Thanks Guys, was hard work that morning but payed off eventually. It was a pleasure to have you guys on board.

Reviewed 30 October 2014 via mobile

Headed out this morning with five other mates. The charter landed a nice sized snapper immediately. The bites went cold shortly after. However, Mark and Rod put us onto many other marks (christmas tree like arches spotted on the sounder) and persevered. The fish were...More

2  Thank Dale B
Reviewed 28 October 2014

I purchased a travel zoo voucher and went out with these guys on the 26th of October 2014 in the afternoon, after being cancelled twice due to weather (which is understandable as we can't control Mother Nature) so anyway we went out with Joel after...More

Thank Bejeweled101
Reviewed 17 June 2014

I purchased two Scoopons for The Real Thing fishing charter. I tried to redeem these twice before the initial expiry date. The first time, we drove all the way out to the location (over an hour drive), before being told it was cancelled. I had...More

5  Thank KateTues
Reviewed 11 February 2014

I have been out with this charter on several occasions and had the best time. From the time I booked the staff were friendly, went out of their way to help and were very considerate toward my being female. The 'bloke' attitude that comes with...More

1  Thank Maria g
Reviewed 16 December 2013

I took my grandson fishing in November and we had the best time. We didn't catch any fish but the boys on the boat Benny and Scotty were fantastic. They helped my little man bait the hook and really took him under their wing. We...More

Thank Gegee24
Reviewed 3 December 2013

Myself and four friends finally went out on third try (due to fickle Melbourne weather) Boat was excellent and Mark and Joel were very friendly and knowledgeable .We only hit two marks but struck good sized snapper straight off.Highly recommend and will be back. Neither...More

Thank John M
Reviewed 26 February 2013

Mark did a great job, he certainly knows his job! I thoroughly recommend these charters, we had fun and were lucky enough to catch plenty fish. I have read other reports about not catching fish but if they are not hungry then they will not...More

1  Thank JCHappyTraveler
Reviewed 19 February 2013

I am reading what is written on here about these guys & I am amazed, I have been fishing with these guys a few times over the past three years & have found them absolutely pleasant people & knowledgeable in what they do. The complaints...More

Thank Sharon G
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