Find Fish Fast – Fishfinder

Operating out of Sydney Harbour in New South Wales, "Find Fish Fast" aims to provide you with a quality fishing experience in this famously productive fishing spot. Known as one of the world’s most beautiful and accessible waterways, the harbor leads to impressive offshore game fishing opportunities. Come aboard and hit the reefs and beyond to land the catch of a lifetime.

The "Fishfinder is owned and operated by Captain Tony Davis, who has over 20 years of experience in the charter industry. He and his able crew have extensive local knowledge that allows them to get you to the hot spots fast. They will guide you to the terrific fishing found off ‘the heads’ and beyond before dropping you off to the wharf of your choice.

Step aboard the recently-renovated 45’ Harriscraft saltwater fishing vessel. Built for fishing offshore, she can take you to the depths in search of your ultimate trophy fish. Its design makes for a very comfortable and stable ride even in bad weather, and its expansive deck space makes it a great fishing platform.

Up to 10 guests are welcome aboard to make yourselves at home in the cabin or on deck, with all creature comforts waiting for you. A variety of delicious culinary options can be prepared on board made fresh from your catches, just get in touch before to let the captain know.

Get ready for a fishing adventure like never before, as you go up against some of the best fish the Pacific has to offer. Test your bottom fishing skills along the reefs, and troll the open waters as you go after that prized catch. From Snapper, Perch, and Kingfish, to Marlin and Tuna, there’s no end to what you can land, so settle in for a thrilling fishing experience.

Famous personalities to have fished with Find Fish Fast include the South African National Cricket Team, and the boat is Shimano Tackle Co. Australia’s preferred Sydney vessel, so you know you’re in good hands. Come aboard and join that elite club, as you get your fish on in style!



Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    11 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    11 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $1,139
    up to 10 persons
    Get the most out of your Pacific Ocean fishing adventure and spend the maximum time possible on the water, going after a range of exciting sport and game fish. Targets depend on the season, with Marlin biting from December through March, when you'll also target Mahi Mahi. In the winter, you'll fish for various species of Tuna, including Big Eye, Bluefin, Yellowfin, and Albacore, as you go after plenty of meat to take home to fill the freezer for weeks to come.
  • Private trip
    9 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    9 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    Seasonal trip Apr 1 - Sep 30
    $1,047
    up to 10 persons
    Head to the deep waters offshore on this 9-hour trip, as you spend your whole day going after some monster creatures. Blue Eyed Cod, Bass, Groper, Hapuka, and Gemfish can all be found up to 60 km offshore, so get ready for a mammoth trip to land the catch of a lifetime. The season depends on the current, but get ready for a winter fishing experience to keep you warm, as you work up a sweat and land a delicious treat to cook up.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Kingfish
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $893
    up to 10 persons
    One of Australia's most famous sons is calling your name. Yellowtail Amberjack, or the "Kingfish" rules supreme in the offshore waters of New South Wales, and you'll have the chance to test your angling skills to hook as many of these beauties as possible aboard. Try jigging and live baiting to entice their bite, before settling into battle to hook 'em aboard.
  • Private trip
    8 Hour Trip – Snappers (MAX 8)
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    8 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $893
    up to 10 persons
    Tailored to Snappers, you can make the most of some of the ocean's most delicious species by filling the boat with this exciting and tasty creature. Get ready for plenty of action as you try to lure these beauties with soft plastics in the waters out from Birchgrove, and they're sure to put up an incredible fight to get off the end of your line.
  • Private trip
    7 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    7 Hour Trip, starts at 6:00 AM
    $862
    up to 10 persons
    Spending 7 hours on the water will see you explore the numerous reefs out of Birchgrove, as you go anywhere from 1 to 12 km offshore. Hit these productive underground cities, and target some delicious table fish, such as Snappers and Perch. Whether you're a beginner or a pro, there's something for you, so settle in for a thrilling adventure.
  • Private trip
    5 Hour Trip
    FREE Cancellation 7 days notice
    5 Hour Trip, starts at 1:30 PM
    $801
    up to 10 persons
    This popular haunt for families and beginners will give you the chance to learn all about fishing in the stunning waters out of NSW. Pros can take advantage of the productive waters, too, as you look to fill the boat with delicious Snappers and other table fish to take home for a well-earned treat.

About the Captain

Tony Davis
Birchgrove, Nueva Gales del Sur, Australia
Angler's Choice
ID & License verified
21 Customer Reviews
Response time 1 hour
Member since Diciembre 2015
Capt. Tony has 25 years experience as a charter captain, having previously fished for 13 years as a professional commercial fisherman. In 2007 he took the Australian all tackle species record (ANSA) for Big Eye Tuna. He is a Shimano sponsored pro-angler who carries a full master 5 MED trading ticket. As well as running a successful charter business, Tony also builds bespoke hand-made fishing rods.

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Targeted Species

Bonito Bonito
Dolphin (Mahi Mahi) Dolphin (Mahi Mahi)
Hapuka Hapuka
Little Tunny (False Albacore) Little Tunny (False Albacore)

Marlin (Black) Marlin (Black)
Marlin (Striped) Marlin (Striped)
Snapper (Pink) Snapper (Pink)
Tarakihi Tarakihi

Tuna (Bigeye) Tuna (Bigeye)
Tuna (Bluefin) Tuna (Bluefin)
Tuna (Skipjack) Tuna (Skipjack)
Tuna (Yellowfin) Tuna (Yellowfin)

Boat Specs

HarrisCraft W.A (Saltwater fishing) originally built in 1985, and restored in 2014. Powered by a 455HP Cummins engine.

Length
45 ft
Capacity
10 persons

Types of Fishing

Inshore Fishing
Offshore Fishing
Reef Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Heavy Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Jigging
Deep Sea Fishing

Amenities

Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well
Kitchen
Refrigerator
Outriggers
Toilet
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Flybridge
Live Bait Well

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Drinks
First Mate
Fishing License

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or reschedule your booking up to 7 days before the trip. If the captain cannot run the trip due to unsafe weather conditions, your booking can be moved to another date or canceled free of charge.
Pickup not included
Transfer to/from departure site is not included in trip rates.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 15% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 15% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash
Visa
Mastercard
Bank Transfer

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Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.92
out of 5 stars from 21 reviews
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Experience
Amazing Day
Full day with captain Tony and first mate John
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+10
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Anglers Claimed
Good experience
100%
Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
100%
Appropriate for children
95%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
80%
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Dennis T.
Lane Cove, NSW
 5.00
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11 hour trip with Tony and John.

VERIFIED   NEW  Marzo 20, 2020
Absolutely amazing. Loved the captain and Deck hand! Great people. Really taught us a lot. Would highly recommend to family...
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Dirk S.
Minto Heights, NSW
 5.00
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Reef Fishing with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   Diciembre 14, 2019
We enjoyed a great day out for our end of year work party. Tony was a great skipper and helped out with everything we needed....
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Krisa C.
Forest Hill, VIC
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Half day trip with Captain Tony

VERIFIED   Abril 10, 2019
We had such a wonderful experience.  The boys caught a perfect amount of fish and enjoyed the day with Captain Tony and...
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Alex W.
Sydney, NSW
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Great morning out on the ocean

VERIFIED   Enero 2, 2020
My family and I had a fantastic morning fishing with Tony and John. They made us feel welcome from the start and were extremely...
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Domonic M.
Sydney, NSW
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Full day with captain Tony and first mate John

VERIFIED   Agosto 24, 2019
It was a fantastic day. Caught fish at all their suggested spots. Very responsible team. Made sure everyone was safe and had...
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