Terms and Conditions

DEPARTURE TIMES

Half day: 6am-11am min 5hrs
11:30am-4:30pm min 5hrs
Full day:ย  6.30am-3:30pm min 9hrs
If booked for offshore trip allow another 2hrs.

 

PLEASE NOTEย :

  • Pending sea conditions and tides these times may be adjusted.
  • If booking for a half day we will book the morning charter first.

SUPPLIED ON CHARTER

All fishing combos, terminal tackle, metal slugs and soft-plastics are provided for any of our charter options.

Half day: morning tea, bottled water, drinks.
Full day: Morning tea, bottled water, drinks, lunch.

 

  • If booked for option 3 adventure trip please let us know when booking if you want prawns for lunch.
  • If you are fishing offshore and want to focus on metal jigging, popping, or blue water trolling, we ask you bring your own selection of lures and consolidate your groups tackle into one bag. We will have a selection on the boat if you don’t bring your own, however any lures lost may be charged for.

Please advise us if you have any dietary requirements.

TERMS FOR DEPARTURE

Please ensure your party is present 15 mins prior to departure times.
We will meet at Urangan Boat Harbour, Jetty Rd Urangan at the top of the pontoons 2nd or 3rd ramp.
Pickup/dropoff available from Kingfisher Bay Resort.

 

Hot Reels Profish Charters reserve the right to cancel any of our 3 charter options due to bad weather or sea conditions.

 

PLEASE NOTE:

  • If we deem the weather or sea conditions unfavorable to fish offshore, the booking will be automatically changed to an inshore full day trip and the appropriate payment will be adjusted.
  • In the event of the charter being cancelled prior to departure the client can choose another day for charter or a full refund.
Bookings
  • When booking a charter we ask that 1 person be responsible for payment of the private charter.
  • We ask that you pay a $100 deposit to secure your dates when booking. Payment is done via direct deposit or credit card. If it is a last minute booking we accept cash prior to departure.
  • All bookings require credit card details to be held by us as security as well as a mobile number or email address for all the passengers on your private booking.
  • We will not make any changes to your credit card unless specified with our terms and conditions.
  • We ask all clients to read and agree to our terms and conditions prior to charter being booked.
  • When booking please inform us if you specifically want to target fish on ultra light tackle so we can plan the trip around shallower water or flats fishing.
  • If you have any questions please contact us.

 

NOTE: If you are having trouble forming your own Offshore or Adventure charter then please contact us and we may be able to help.

Refund policy for cancellation of trip by the client
  • If the client cancels the trip before 7 days of charter date a full refund will be given to the holding credit card.
  • If cancellation is between 7 days and 2 days prior a refund of 50 percent to the holding credit card.
  • If trip is cancelled 48hrs before departure date no refund will be given.
Cancellation

In the event the trip is cancelled at any time by Hot Reels Pro Fish Charters we will not be held liable for any travel costs, meals, accommodation or any other costs the customers may have incurred.

NO GLOBAL POSITIONING SYSTEMS!

  • All GPS is banned from the boat and if found the trip will be cancelled and no refund given.
  • Mobile phones may be asked to be turned off at times and placed into the overhead locker.

ADDITIONAL TERMS

  • Minimum age of client is 5yrs old and all children booked on charter are at adult prices.
  • Children must wear a life jacket and be under adults supervision. We can supply jackets if notified when booking.
  • If rods or reels are lost or damaged by the clients the cost of replacement will be charged to the credit card holder of the booked charter.
  • BYO alcohol and we ask the passengers to be responsible and be aware of your consumption.
What to bring
  • Sunscreen supplied but please bring your own if you need to.
  • Bring your own hat or spray/raincoat.
  • Metal jigs supplied when fishing an inshore charter but if booked for a offshore trip we ask you bring your own.
  • If fishing offshore Hervey Bay bring jigs between 30gm and 80gm.
  • If the trip is booked Breaksea bring jigs ranging from 80gm to 300gm.
  • If wanting to chase GT’s and other pelagics (Breaksea) please bring your own stick baits and poppers.
  • Please consolidate all your jigs and lures into 1 tackle bag if possible to reduce the clutter in the boat.
  • If wanting to bring your own fishing rods please notify us 12 hrs before trip.
If you want to bring your own fishing combos
  • If wanting to focus on ultra light sportfishing Hervey Bay, a 1 – 4kg combo. Otherwise 8 – 10kg combo will be suitable.
  • If wanting to fish offshore we recommend a 24 – 37kg outfit.
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