Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfising currently has 4 vessels, our 3 main vessels service the Bay and Sandy Straits with our smaller 4.3 m vessel used to target freshwater barramundi and Australian bass. All our vessels meet tight AMSA regulations and carry first aid and VHF radio.
Deceiver is a 6.8 m Hooker Centre console custom built for Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing. It boasts plenty of space and can accommodate up to 4 anglers. It is fitted out with the latest Lowrance electronics including 3 d structure scan and is powered by a Yamaha 200 four stroke.
Deceiver is skippered by head guide Andrew (Chozza). The name “Deceiver” came from a famous fly pattern invented by the god father of saltwater fly fishing across the world, Lefty Kreh.
Scampi is our second Hooker in the fleet. It is a 5.5 m custom sportfishing centre console which has proven to punch well above it’s weight in choppy seas. It is fitted out with the latest Lowrance electronics including 3d structure scan and motorguide electric bowmount.
Scampi is powered by an efficient and quite 140 hp Suzuki fourstroke. It is skippered by our senior guide Muz and got the name Scampi from one of Jon Makims fly patterns which Muz has used to great effect on the bay.
Gotcha is a Galeforce 18.5 ft Centre console which has been custom built for Hervey Bay Fly and Sportfishing. Galeforce boats have a great reputation for a safe and dry ride and are a popular vessel for guides right across Australia.
Gotcha features both rear and front casting decks, 2 ice box’s, plenty of dry storage, minn kota bow mount electric, the latest lowrance electronics, fusion mp3 player. Gotcha is powered by a quiet and efficient 100 hp Yamaha fourstroke. The name Gotcha came from a famous bonefish pattern which Andrew caught his first bonefish on.
Sand Fish is our creek fishing vessel, it is used for the impoundment’s and fresh water reaches of our rivers along with tight creek systems where a smaller vessel is required.
It has been a great back up vessel on those days that the bay is blown out. Sandfish is powered by a 50 hp Yamaha and has lowrance electronics and minn kota bow mount electric.