Boats and Equipment

Stabicraft 1850 Centre Console 6m

"Stonka"

 

Stonka is the ultimate creek boat. Stabicraft has won aluminium boat of the year on many occasions. Designed in New Zealand to slice through waves and wind chop off the Southern Ocean. Stonka is equipped with top of the range Furuno 14 inch TZ touch screen sounder and 1kw transducer. Stonka is a comfortable and amazingly stable boat with 4 seats, 14 rod holders, 8 drink holders and a large T-top for shade. Stonka's powered by a four stroke EFI Honda 115 outboard motor with a top speed of 33 knots. Stonka's shade, seats and high sides make it a very kid friendly creek boat.

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Scorpion 4.5m Custom Creek Boat

"Stealth"

 

Stealth is the perfect boat for creeks and rivers for serious fishermen. It's ribbed like design creates maximum floatation and stability perfect for 3 people to stand and cast lures. Stealth comfortably seats four people, the carpeted cast deck doubling as a bench seat. It's equipped with 4 rod holders and Lowrance sounder. Stealth’s powered by a Yamaha 60 four stroke EFI motor with a top speed of 30 knots.

Seaquest / Razerline 9m

"Rogue"

 

Rogue is a Dennis Walsh designed surveyed offshore game boat, equipped with outriggers, Furuno electronics and a large forward dry cabin and partially shaded deck. Rogue has plenty of deck space to fish taking maximum 6 people. Rogue's handy side door makes it easy to bring a large catch on board and also for boarding the boat from our tender. Rogue's powered by 2 x 115 HP four stroke EFI Yamaha motors with a top speed of 33knots to get you on the spots asap.

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About Us

 

WA Fishing Charters is a family business opened in 2013. Owner operator Adam Cave has a been a guide in the Kimberley for 15 years now. He has extensive knowledge of the Kimberley's turquoise waters, creek and river systems and also flora, fauna and the Kimberley's geological coast lines.

Adam has worked with the following companies as a fishing guide:

  • Horizontal Falls Seaplane Adventures

  • Kimberley Expeditions (Broome / Darwin)

  • Unreel Adventure Safaris (Buccaneer Archipelago / Rowley Shoals)

  • Montebello Island Safaris Exmouth.

Adam also worked for Tackle World for over seven years in the off season which has given him an extensive knowledge of the tackle industry products and techniques. Adam has guided for Ifish with Paul Worsteling and the owners of Western Angler magazine. He has a love for all types of fishing but specialises in Barramundi and Billfish.

Rods and Reels

 

Creek Fishing - Shimano t-curve and Shimano Raider graphite rods perfectly matched on Shimano Baitrunner 4000 spin reels with 30 lb braid.
Reef Fishing - Shimano Saragosa 10000 reels with 65lb braid on Shimano taipan go to rods.
Billfish (Sailfish) - Shimano 10000 reels with 65lb braid on Shimano taipan go to rods.
Billfish (Marlin) - Heavy tackle 50w Santiago Fin Nor, 30w Santiago Fin Nor, Shimano TLD 50, Shimano TLD 30, Shimano Tiagra 16, Fin Nor Marquesa 16. All rods are top end Wilson Live Fibre 24kg standup and 15 kg standup.

 

FAQ

 

Q - What type of food is provided?
A -
Lunch: Ham or Chicken wraps, lettuce, tomato, onion, sauces. Snacks: Fruit. Drinks: Water. You're more than welcome to bring extra food, drinks, alcohol.

Q - Where can I picked up from?
A - Anywhere within 10km of Broome. (excludes Coconut Wells, Roebuck plains Caravan Park, Broome Getaway Caravan Park and Lodge).

Q - Is it easy to board the tender / boat?
A - You will get your legs wet boarding the tender / boat. Whether conditions and swell may make it more challenging. If you have any concerns please call Adam on 0401 877 488

Q - Can you smoke on the boat?
A - Yes at the back only, No when children aboard unless parents agree.

 

Terms and Conditions

 

All Charters are subject to weather and tides. In the event that the charter is cancelled by WA Fishing Charters a full refund will be given. Cancellation within 48hrs to departure will attract a 100% cancellation fee retained by WA Fishing Charters. Mistreatment leading to damage to equipment / boats / vehicles will attract 100% of cost to replace or fix. In the event passengers become intoxicated the charter will be cancelled with no refunds given.