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Glenelg Fishing Charters is proud to be associated with Glenelg Fishing Charters.

GFC, owned and run by John Winslet (left), has established itself as one of the foremost and leading Fishing Charter Services in and around the waters off Adelaide, offering to you a unique perspective to fishing and cruising.

Having been in the local recreational fishing and boating arena for over 25 years, John offers to you a sound skill set in boating and a unique knowledge of the waters in and around Adelaide, the Gulf waters and peninsulas. In 2000 John obtained his commercial qualifications and in 2006 took over Glenelg Fishing Charter.

GFC offers to you a wide selection of charter services, ranging from your standard half day and full day trips to the overnighters and 2-5 days 'live aboards', the ultimate fishing adventures.

GFC is currently operating a 31ft Alufarm charter vessel powered by 300hp of Mercury Supercharged engines for more fishing and less travelling time. Available in April 2007 is their brand new addition to the family a Riviera 60ft Charter vessel. This will be used to do 'overnighters' to Kangaroo Island, Wedge Island across to Pt. Lincoln and out to the Cabbage patch.

If fishing is not your flavour, then GFC also offers cruises and tours in and around the Port Adelaide River System, as well as relaxing cruises with dolphins off Glenelg and seals off Outer Harbour.

Snapper are prolific off our coast, and large snapper pass wide of Glenelg and over "The Shoals" annually, some weighing up to 35lbs, with Kg Whiting up to 55cm in length, mixed in with them.

It is these same snapper that are also sought after by the Great Whites, truly an awesome experience should you happen to venture upon one, from the safe confines of our large boats.

GFC provides the following ...

  • Transport SA surveyed charter vessel, 9.3m, "Opal 4". twin 150hp Mercury outboards.
  • High quality radar, sounder and gps for fish finding.
  • Private walk in, flushing toilet.
  • Quality fishing tackle, suited to the target species. (you are welcome to bring your own).
  • Prime quality assorted bait.
  • Fishing tuition for novices.
  • Light snacks and fresh drinking water.
  • Cooking facilities.

GFC uses Live Fibre Rods specially built for us by our major sponsor Wilson Tackle.

The Local waters off Glenelg are a haven for an assortment of fish, with spots such as "Clarrys" and "Freds", Northern and Southern outer, to man made structures like the Tyre Reefs and barges to promote a good days excitement and a reasonable haul of fish. Allow 6 hours.

This adventure takes you 35Nm out from Glenelg to Tapleys shoal, wide of Edithburgh, one of the most exciting parts of Gulf St. Vincent. Snapper and King George Whiting are our speciality and these fishing grounds are renowned for big fish. Allow 9 hours.


Off-shore - 9 hours
Price p/p: $250.00 per person (group size 9-12)

Local Day - 6 hours
Price p/p: $150.00 per person (group size 9-12)

Local Half Day - 4 hours
Price p/p: $125.00 per person (group size 9-12)

Those who use GFC's services always seem to walk away with a smile on their faces, and a memory that will not be long forgotten.

Whether it be a leisurely cruise down the Port River Estuary looking at shipwrecks, or the tug of war against rod, reel and fish, you will always leave contemplating, your next trip with GFC.

Glenelg Fishing Charter - Binks Marine West Beach
Proprietor: John Winslet
Service: Charter Fishing
Mobile Phone: 0402 698 793
Email: [email protected]
Website: wishes to thank John Winslet from Glenelg Fishing Charters, for his contribution, continued efforts, support and work, towards FSA and fishing as a whole in South Australia.

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