RATHLIN II Fishing Charters     Merimbula's most prestigious, professional and successful charter boat  
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We specialise in Marlin, Tuna, Sharks, Broadbill Swordfish, Kingfish and a wide variety of reef species.

Rathlin II

is a luxuriously appointed 41ft Flybridge Steber with twin diesels and all modern electronics. A full complement of tournament grade tackle is provided whilst on charter.

RECORD SETTing Skipper

Your record setting and tournament winning captain, Bruce Libbis, has a lifetime of fishing experience and over thirty years fishing south coast waters.

Having fished extensively all over Australia and many overseas destinations, contributor to leading fishing magazines and radio talk show regular, Bruce offers you the best opportunity to catch that fish of a lifetime.

Reef fish such as snapper, morwong, leatherjackets, nannygai, flathead, gummy sharks etc are caught year round but Bruce recommends the following months for game fishing:

January to April
  Marlin - all species, Yellowfin Tuna, Sharks, Dolphin Fish, King Fish.

May to
July
  Striped Marlin, Yellowfin Tuna,
Bluefin Tuna, Albacore, Mako Sharks,
Broadbill Swordfish, King Fish.

October to
December
  Yellowfin Tuna, Bluefin Tuna, Albacore, Mako Sharks, Broadbill Swordfish, King Fish.

Bruce and his crew are adept with all methods to catch the above species which include: trolling lures, live and dead baiting, switch baiting and saltwater fly fishing.