October 25, 2021

Our Vessel

The Punt

Our Newest Vessel `The Punt' Is Now Available!

Our newest vessel has been designed with the whole family in mind!

Dad, Mum, the Kids, even the Grandparents!

The Punt seats up to 8 comfortably and is available for either half or full day fishing charter- or enjoy a cruise trolling a lure or just taking in the sights!


Our other fishing vessel is a 4.6m Super Barra Punt in survey and carries 4 guests with ease. All seating is padded and is situated up the middle of the boat. For the fly fishermen there is also an elevated front casting deck.

We also carry a 140 litre esky on board which holds enough for drinks, lunch as well as some take-home rewards from our day fishing.

Powered by a 50 Horsepower Yamaha engine, electronics are a Hummingbird 900 Series Side Scan Sonar and GPS System, enabling us to get into the shallows with dependable stability.

The vessel is also fitted with a 55lb thrust electric motor to enable us almost silent movement excellent for sight fishing barra with lures and fly.


The PuntThe Newest Addition to our family is now Available.

The Punt 

Fairdinkum Fishing - Specialist Barra Adventures

Glen Jepson was born and bred in North Queensland growing up fishing all the local estuaries, rivers and head lands within a 100 km radius of the city of Townsville.

These areas produce some of the best sight fishing that North Queensland has to offer for the lure and fly caster.

For the past 15 years Fairdinkum Fishing Charters has been guiding fishing enthusiasts to target large barramundi and many other species that the area has to offer, with various types of lures, fly, soft plastics and live baits.