Mackay Region - Hooked On Mackay

Get Hooked On Mackay

The Mackay Region is Australia’s premier recreational fishing destination. From hard-hitting pelagics offshore, iconic Barramundi and Sooty Grunter in the dams - to the exciting sports fish right at Mackay’s doorstep. Complete with net-free zones, and something for both the professional angler to those that are fishing for the first time - you’ll find the 365 days a year fishing available, will have you Hooked on Mackay!



Inshore Fishing Mackay

Jason is a very skilled local angler and qualified skipper with over 25 years of experience fishing in the Mackay region. He enjoys sharing his knowledge with anglers showing a variety of fishing techniques to help develop their own fishing abilities.

Jason began Inshore Fishing Mackay charters to primarily cater to the anglers who would like to experience tailored adventures including live baiting or luring the estuaries.

Whether it is a day out with the family catching Whiting or other bread and butter species or the serious fishos chasing the elusive mighty Barra, Jason will endeavour to make your day on the water one to remember.


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Fishin' Magician

The Fishin' Magician offers freshwater fishing charters in some of Australia's most renowned dams for their barramundi and sooty grunter fishing.

Custom. flexible and affordable charters under the professional guidance of experienced local angler and tournament fisherman, Ash Sims.

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Elizabeth EII 

The Elizabeth EII is a 108ft custom charter vessel that has been servicing Queensland waters for more than 30 years.  The EII has developed a strong reputation for providing some of the best charters to the Great Barrier Reef and Queensland's many island destinations.

The EII is based out of Mackay Queensland but has the unique ability to operate out of any port along the Queensland coast.  The vessel is clean, spacious and provides comfortable accommodation for up to 24.  With its variety of deluxe creature comforts, this vessel is more like a floating hotel than a boat.  Featuring air-conditioning, catering and en-suite cabins with hot showers, it is the perfect mothership for any type of charter.

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Freshwater Rivers & Dams

Estuaries & Beaches

Offshore Islands & Reefs