All sailfish and Marlin caught are switch baited using teasers, dead bait and soft platics only.
This method has been adopted to avoid damage to the fish and boredom to the anglers.

We operate full day game fishing charters 7.15am – 4.00pm targeting Sailfish/Marlin, bi-catch is Spanish Mackerel, Tuna, Queenfish, Cobia when available or desired.

TIDES, TIDES, TIDES - Very Important

We only fish the (Neap Tides) so PLEASE contact us for good tides when heading to Broome.


2017 Tides

2018 Tides

Season: Commences in April and finishes late October/November depending on weather; Sailfish arriving June. Other pelagic's start in April.

IMPORTANT:  Polarised Sunglasses, Polarised Sunglasses, Polarised Sunglasses, Polarised Sunglasses.

Broome has the largest tides in Australia so please give me an idea of when you're planning your holiday and we'll match the right tides to your stay.

Experience: We've been Game Fishing in Broome since 1996 and have over 30 years experience.

Tackle: We supply everything for a day's game fishing including New Penn, Daiwa and Shimano tackle; 10kg, 15kg, 24kg and 37kg standup gear.

All sail fishing is done by switch baiting from squid teasers with 10kg spinning outfits using Garfish/Mullet and circle hooks.

Lunch, soft drinks, water, suntan lotion and experienced deckhand are supplied.

Times: Pickup time 7.15am; back on the beach 4.00pm.

PRICE: Rates are $400 per person to share up to five.

This price includes a Government imposed boat fishing license.     

Please note: We do NOT accept credit cards. 

Accommodation: After working out the right tides, book your accommodation/flights, you need to be on good neap tides to catch Sailfish.

Cancellation Policy

If you would like to contact us please see here for details.

Cancellation and refund policy

In the event of a cancellation or if you fail to turn up for a charter after confirmation with Broome Billfish Charters, the following fees apply:

  • Within 28 days or more of intended charter - full refund
  • Between 14-27 days of intended charter - 50% refund
  • Less than 14 days of intended charter - no refund

Broome Billfish Charters reserves the right to postpone, cancel or alter a charter due to weather or mechanical failure or unforseen circumstances. In such an event a full refund will be given.

About Our Company

Local knowledge - Experience and History of operating since 1996 – what a Winning Combination!!

Our vessel ‘Billistic’ has been custom built/designed in Broome just to chase Sailfish/Marlin and it does it very well. With 360º walk around – heaps of shade and room you’d expect from a custom 11.5m Game Fishing platform.

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About Broome

Broome is arguably one of the hottest Sailfish destinations in Australia.

With its calm aqua waters, rich abundance of wild life, it is a hard place to beat and what a great holiday destination! With heaps of things to do and places to go, bring your family and enjoy the "Broome Time Lifestyle".

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