SHARK BAY 2018 INFORMATION
2018 season starts May 2018
4 and 5 day charters
Min 10 pax/ Max 12 pax
Charters start 5pm Sundays at the Denham Jetty,
Season is from May to July and November
SUNDAY 5PM ARRIVE ON VESSEL
The Lady Grace is available for boarding at 5pm at the Denham Jetty, Knight Terrace Denham. You are welcome to unpack your gear and then walk over the road to the Heritage Hotel or Shark Bay Pub for your evening meal or one of the many other eateries in town which are all walking distance from the vessel, as we do not provide dinner tonight.
Depart nice and early for the best fishing grounds . Head west to the South passage which is about 3 hour trip to the most fish enriched waters of the Indian Ocean, we fish off Steep Point, Dirk Hartog Island, Turtle Bay, Dampier Reef, West of False Entrance and Crayfish and Thunder bays. We head into remote waters where its unlikely you will see other boats. Anchorage each night is in protected waters of Turtle Bay or South Passage. While you are busy fishing, are crew are on standby to assist in any way they can, meanwhile the cook is busy cooking up a feast for when you get hungry. The drinks and are cold, the showers are hot and you don’t have to worry about a thing, just fish ,fish fish.
After a big cooked breakfast, its straight into fishing, bottom bouncing for the massive Pink Snapper, Red Emporer, Coral Trout, Rankin Cod and heaps more species –– its easy to catch over 16 different species in one day in the waters of Shark Bay.
Breakfast, fishing, morning tea, fishing, lunch, fishing, beers, fishing, fishing, dinner., fishing, beers. Snappers, Red Emporer, Coral Trout, Rankin Cod, Coronation Cod, Spanish Mackerel, Chinamon Cod, Tomato Cod, Spangled Emporer, Sweetlips, Cobia , Tuna, The Fishing Today Is Epic.
Pretty much just like day one ,day two and day three, its all about FISHING !
If you have booked a 4 day charter then in the afternoon its back to Denham. Walk the 50 metres to the pub for a few cold middies or hang out on the boat. Dinner is not supplied. Tonight the trophy for the Fishing Charter Champion is announced! Stay on board tonight and depart by 8am Friday in the morning for your trip home.
FRIDAY ON A 5 DAY CHARTER
If your lucky enough to have another day with us, its all about FISHING FISHING FISHING. Then its back to Denham in the later arvo. Head over to the pub for a few bevies, and wait for the much anticipated Fishing Charter Champion Trophy is presented. Dinner is not supplied on last night. Stay on the boat tonight then depart by 8am Saturday morning for your trip home.
How many on the charter?
We have a minimum of 10 passengers or a maximum of 12 passengers. Plus Apache Skipper, Cook and deckhand.
What do we supply on the charter?
All fishing gear, bait, ice, tackle and trolling lures. Ice for drinks. All main meals, tea/coffee, drinking water from tap. On board accommodation, Skipper, cook and deckhand.
What don't we supply on the charter?
Alcohol, bottled water, soft drinks and snacks such as lollies, peanuts, crisps etc
What do you need to bring on the charter?
Sleeping bag, pillow, single sheet, personal toiletries, towel, alcohol, bottled water if preferred, soft drinks, snacks (i.e. lollies, chips, chocolate if needed.) Please also bring along an esky and leave it in your car for when the charter has finished for your fish.
What clothing should I pack?
Please pack your belongings into a soft bag - not big suitcases. If you have booked a Shark bay charter we suggest you pack for all seasons. E.g., shorts, t-shirts, jumpers, tracksuits, socks, beanie, raincoat. You may not need it all but better to have it just in case.
What time do I get to board the vessel on Sunday?
Arrival time/boarding time is 5pm, please do not try and board earlier as refusal may offend.What type of food is provided?
Breakfast - is varied but consists of a selection on the following bacon ,eggs, sausage, beans, or bacon/egg cheese muffin , or scrambled eggs.
Lunch—is varied but consists of, cold meat and salad wraps, cooked cold chicken and salad, hamburgers, chicken stir fry. Morning /afternoon teas - fruit cake and biscuits.
Happy hour - cheese and crackers.
Dinner - is also varied but consists of mainly fresh fish, crumbed fish, battered fish with one night of BBQ mixed grill with scotch fillet steak. Salads, vegetables, bread . Some nights we also serve dessert.
Where do I sleep?
The Lady Grace has a few options for sleeping arrangements. There are:
So what's on the Lady Grace?
Call: 08 9339 2432