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Melbourne yellowtail kingfish and family fishing trips

January 22, 2017

It’s been a busy summer fishing season, and it continues! Here’s a video from today’s trip, first decent kingfish of the sport fishing season. Family trips have been great fun as well – have been running a few shorter trips for first timers and families with younger kids and we’ve had some really positive feedback [...]

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Summer fishing so far… and fishing gift vouchers for Christmas!

December 10, 2016

Christmas!? Say what now? Yes that’s right, it’s here already and you’ve probably got a few individuals you need to buy Christmas gifts for, or perhaps an entire family… Just a suggestion…. send them on a fishing trip! We’ll do our very best to make sure their experience will be amazing, relaxing and FUN, and [...]

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Video from a fishing trip on my boat

November 30, 2016

Here’s a bit about what we do! This was shot on a family fishing trip and shows just a small portion of the species we target. Should give you a good idea about the size of the boat and the nature of the business! Enjoy! Tight lines, Joe JOE FARR FISHING CHARTERS is a professional [...]

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An international fishing trip

October 21, 2016

Well it’s been a little while since the last post, and here’s part of the reason why. We’ve been travelling for the winter season visiting family and friends in far off places. From the Indonesian tropics to the beautiful Pacific Northwest of the United States we were never more than a few steps from the [...]

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What a family fishing trip on the Mornington Peninsula can look like!

February 10, 2016

Hello! The kids are back at school and a sigh can be heard around Victoria, possibly a mix of parental relief and disappointment that the holiday season has drawn to a close. We took some awesome family trips out on the water during the school holidays and met some really cool little first time fisherdudes [...]

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Summer fishing, Sorrento style

January 19, 2016

Summer season is here again and it’s been mighty hot! It’s been really busy down here on the Mornington Peninsula, with fires down on the Great Ocean Road near Lorne sending many a holiday maker over this way instead in the week after Christmas, leaving the beaches packed with people from McCrae, Rosebud, Tootgarook and [...]

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Gift Vouchers for Christmas? Great idea!

November 27, 2015

Let’s be honest, they are going to get so much more out of that Experience gift certificate than they are from a kettle, a book or socks and jocks! Plus they are going to remember exactly who got it for them as well! Because they get to go FISHING! To get out on the water, [...]

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How to target and catch Whiting in Port Phillip Bay

November 15, 2015

Exciting news for you… Do you have your own boat and want to catch more whiting when you head out into Port Phillip Bay? Are you free on a morning on 1st weekend of December? Anglers don’t often get the chance to get out on the Bay enough to follow the fish around and know [...]

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Kingfish, kingfish, kingfish! (and whiting).

February 14, 2015

Here’s some footage from a recent Melbourne kingfish session from Sorrento! This might give you an idea why I don’t post too many videos… I’m filming and bringing in the fish at the same time! Wow, this Melbourne kingfish season has been a busy one so far! There’s been mixed sizes of kingies caught, from [...]

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What’s biting: Summer kingfish trips from Sorrento, Melbourne!

January 26, 2015

Hey all! Here are some pics from the last few days of kingfishing. Not too shabby! For the uninitiated, kingfish are one of those ‘bucket list’ fish and fishing for them is some of the most exciting fishing the Sorrento area has to offer. They come into the area early in January and the bigger [...]

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