Watchdog Fishing Charters

Experience the best in fishing charters on the Gold Coast

Lockie Warner - Captain of the Beast

Lockie comes with a wide variety of commercial fishing experience. Taught from a very young age by some of the best in the industry, he started charter fishing at the age of 15 in Forster, NSW. From the age of 17 he fished commercially for coral trout out of Cooktown where he then moved to Hamilton Island operating a large, successful commercial charter boat for paying clients.  Lockie has just completed his fourth season in Cairns chasing marlin in 50' plus game boats.  

Along with Lockies' vast game and reef fishing experience comes his fun, outgoing, wacky personality and can do attitude. Guaranteed to entertain you, you will never leave Watchdog without having had an epic day on the water.  

Watchdog Fishing Charters - Lockie Warner (Skipper)

Troy Winsor - the Best on Deck

Troy has several years of experience in being a Crewman on numerous charter boats, both game fishing and reef fishing he has exceeded an impressive 3000 hours of sea time. He has fished off the Gold Coast, Port Stephens, Whitsundays, Townsville, Cairns and has extensive knowledge of the ocean. 

Troy is not only very experienced in every aspect of charter boats and fishing, he has a fun, quirky personality making every charter fun and memorable ... providing a service that is second to none, it will be an experience you will remember forever.

Behind the scenes

Sam and Tom operate Watchdog Fishing Charters in conjunction with their experienced, fun crew.  With family operating a fishing charter boat in Fiji, they decided to introduce a high end, classy product especially for the Gold Coast. Offering comfort and luxury together with excellent customer service, their aim is to be one of the favourite charter boat operators on the Gold Coast, creating fun, lasting memories at a very affordable price.