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How to target and catch Whiting in Port Phillip Bay

Posted by on November 15, 2015 at 1:54 pm

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 [...]

Kingfish, kingfish, kingfish! (and whiting).

Posted by on February 14, 2015 at 1:26 am

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 [...]

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

Posted by on January 26, 2015 at 10:52 am

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 [...]

Gift a fishing trip for Christmas!

Posted by on November 22, 2014 at 3:59 am

Christmas is fast approaching and the fish are on! Snapper going good, gummy shark, flathead, whiting and calamari. So… let’s get you out on the water! And while you’re at it, check it out, we are doing fishing charter vouchers as well! Give us a call on 0488229752 to arrange your Christmas fishing charter gift [...]

Snapper, sharks and sun!

Posted by on October 28, 2014 at 5:53 am

It’s that time of year again… the sun has decided to come out of hibernation and everyone’s eye has turned to the BIG REDS! We love snapper and there’s nothing quite as satisfying as catching your own fresh fish for a seafood dinner, especially when they fight as hard as the snapper do! Fishing trips [...]

Video review of our fishing charter by Holiday Travel TV!

Posted by on September 24, 2014 at 1:01 am

Although I’m not the biggest fan of the limelight,  I think this came up pretty good! Now taking bookings for the summer season: 0488229752 or contact us HERE! Tight lines, Joe JOE FARR FISHING CHARTERS is a professional bay and ocean fishing charter exclusively for small groups. Joe Farr Fishing Charters operates in Port Phillip [...]

Melbourne Kingfish fishing at its best

Posted by on March 10, 2014 at 3:35 am

Here’s some examples of kingfish fishing over the last month or so, heaps of fun especially targeting the small stuff on lighter gear! Kingfish are great fun to catch and I love this time of year for fishing. Some trips we only catch one, others we clean up on the kingfish, it all depends on [...]

Melbourne kingfish charters are go!

Posted by on March 4, 2014 at 12:04 pm

Here’s a few photos from our Melbourne kingfish charters from Sorrento or Queenscliff aboard Joe Farr Fishing Charters. We’ve had a pretty good run on the Melbourne yellowtail kingfish so far this season. Some days we catch a few, some days a lot. The size isn’t huge but they still pull hard and are great [...]

Port Phillip Bay bluefin tuna?!

Posted by on February 14, 2014 at 11:15 am

It’s been exciting times lately in Port Phillip Bay! We’ve been targeting the seasonal yellowtail kingfish and we have been catching em… and bluefin tuna! Its really rare to see these prized sport fish in this region, with people usually flocking down to Portland Victoria to catch them which is a few hours west of [...]

Kingfish are here

Posted by on February 10, 2014 at 9:50 am

Kingfish have arrived in southern Port Phillip Bay so I’m now taking bookings to target them. Our kingfish fishing charters leave from Sorrento or Queenscliff and target yellowtail kingfish in Bass Strait. Kingfish or ‘kingies’ are powerfully fast, pull hard and fight dirty and are one of the most exciting sport fish to target in [...]