Most Successful Fishing Charter in Melbourne

Unreel Fishing Charters is one of the most renowned and reliable fishing charters in Melbourne when it comes to catching fish.

We operate in and around Port Phillip Bay, Western Port Bay, Port Fairy and Portland, consistently providing our clients the best fishing Victoria has to offer.

Our focus at Unreel Fishing Charters is all about catching fish because that is what we do best.  Our commitment to our customers is to maintain affordable rates, whilst delivering the best fishing available in our waters.

We are a no frills operation and we operate on the good old fashioned principles of hard work, honesty and friendship. We have a reputation for going further, staying longer and trying harder to make sure that we catch our target fish for our customers.

Our passion for fishing

It has been our lifetime passion fishing these waters and it would be our greatest pleasure to show you how we find fish in them.

Our snapper charters are undoubtedly the most popular, but both our vessels are set up to cater for the wide range of fish that are available in our Melbourne bays: the Port Phillip Bay Snapper (Big Red Snapper), Western Port Gummy Shark, Portland Southern Bluefin Tuna, King George Whiting, Southern Calamari and every other quality local table fish.

Our fantastic results

Our results speak for themselves—we invite you to browse our website and click onto the Facebook icon to check our gallery of photos that are updated daily. To keep updated with our crew and their successes, join us on Facebook.

If you’re looking for the latest catches from our Skipper James Rogers, check out our reports to see what is biting, and access some helpful tips about fishing in Melbourne, Port Phillip Bay, Western Port Bay and other Victorian regions.

We have a passion for sharing the memorable experiences and thrills that we have in our very own backyard, so why not get involved with us and become a part of it.

Contact us to get on board!

For more information on our Melbourne charters, the team aboard our vessels and the services we offer, feel free to contact James or Nino today on 0416 139 814.


Big Red Port Phillip Bay Snapper will arrive in October and will be in very good numbers until at least late December. If you love snapper and want to catch some for yourself, Then don't wait till the last minute to book, as we can be very heavily booked during snapper season


Come with us this season and catch some of Melbourne's famous big red snapper! 

King George Whiting

King George Whiting are undoubtedly the most sought after fish in southern Australia mostly for their taste, but also for their great fighting ability, as well as the skill needed to be able to hook them. Whiting can be caught throughout the whole year.


Love a bit of real flake? Catch your own Gummy Shark or even a Mako Shark! If you have ever wanted to get one of these giants..... now is the time!

Bluefin Tuna

Southern Bluefin Tuna are one of the most challenging but exhilarating game fish available. The West coast of Victoria, Portland and Port Fairy boast one of the most reliable and incredible Southern Bluefin Tuna fisheries of anywhere in the world. Action is almost guaranteed! And the eating quality of these tuna is second to none.


Southern Calamari are fantastic fun to catch and sensational to eat! Anyone can catch them and most trips we get our quota or very close to it. Available all year! 




We also offer reef fishing with species such as bluethroats, wrasse, leatherjackets and sweep. This is a fun charter for all anglers from your beginners to experienced. We often see other exciting marine life during these charters such as dolphins and seals.

A glimpse at the kind of snapper fishing action that Unreel Fishing Charters offers in Victoria, Australia.