Portland in Western Victoria is one of the most consistent tuna fishing locations in the world captain Simon Rinaldi has been catching world class southern blue fin tuna in Portland for the past 30 years. Simon runs his red hot tuna fishing at Portland from march right through to august each year and consistently puts his customers onto crazy action on the southern blue fin tuna and albacore tuna some seasons seeing Simon’s tuna counter reach over 1000 tuna a season, the 2015 season red hot tuna fishing charters recorded a massive 1,250 tuna for the season. When it comes to experience in the wild blue southern ocean Simon has plenty of it recording huge amounts of blue fin tuna and albacore tuna every season, Simon’s experience as a charter boat operator is second to none and safety is our number one priority Simon has been fishing and surfing the oceans around the world his whole life and has a very good understanding of the weather patterns and ever changing sea conditions this is something 30 years of ocean fishing experience gives you.
THE BIG BARREL BLUE FIN TUNA SPECIALIST WITH UNMATCHED RESULTS FISHING THE LOCAL PORTLAND WATERS RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS IS THE BOAT TO BE ON TO CATCH THAT MONSTER BLUE FIN TUNA OVER 100kg RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS A PROFESSIONAL FISHING CHARTER SERVICE SINCE 2001.
We run a custom built for red hot fishing charters and are built to the latest national survey standards and captain Simon Rinaldi is a fully qualified master 5 and med 3 and both hold a level 2 in first aid these are a must if working out of Portland we are fully licenced to travel to the continental shelf where most of the tuna fishing takes place. Our boat is kept in a very clean tidy manor and is a new boat with all state of the art electronics. Red Hot #1 is an 9.5 meter NOOSA CAT 3100 SPORTFISHERMEN powered by x2 Yamaha 250 hp outboards.
The 2015 tuna season was one to remember for red hot tuna fishing charters Portland captain Simon Rinaldi was in fine form catching and releasing 25 monster barrel blue fin tuna between 105kg up to a massive 200 kg for his clients this just shows the skill and experience of Simon, running charters is a passion of Simon’s and he has built his name and business up to be one of the most successful tuna fishing operations in Australian waters with unmatched results when it comes to chasing the large barrel blue fin tuna or just the school size blue fin tuna and albacore tuna a red hot tuna fishing charter with red hot tuna fishing charters will be an experience you will remember for a long time.
If catching the mighty BLUEFIN TUNA AND ALBACORE TUNA is a dream of yours then fishing aboard PORTLAND RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS is the place to make your dream a reality. Skipper Simon Rinaldi has been catching BLUEFIN TUNA AND ALBACORE TUNA since he was 12 years old and knows what it takes to get you connected the fish of your dreams.
In recent times Simon has caught the most large BLUEFIN TUNA at PORTLAND with 50 over 100kg and up to a massive 200kg this is something no other CHARTER operator comes close to. RED HOT TUNA FISHING CHARTERS PORTLAND is consistently putting their customers onto hundreds of tuna each season and sometimes thousands in a single season. Simon knows the local PORTLAND waters like no other. Don't wait for another PORTLAND BLUE FIN TUNA SEASON to pass you by BOOK NOW and live your dream.
RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS CATCHING YOU YOUR DREAMS SINCE "2001"
SIMON RINALDI IS A FULLY QUALIFIED MASTER CLASS 5/ SKIPPER 3 AND MED 3 AND HOLD A CURRENT LEVEL 2 IN FIRST AID.
SIMON IS LICENCED TO TRAVEL TO THE SHELF OFF PORTLAND WHERE THE EARLY RUN OF BLUE FIN AND ALBACORE TUNA START RUNNING.
Simon has been fishing the oceans around Australia since he was 10 years old and has been surfing for 25 years so when it comes to fishing in the ocean you know you are in safe hands as Simon has a very good knowledge of the ever changing ocean and its weather.
Simon has spent many hours chasing marlin on Australia’s east coast in his trailer boat "red hot" by himself tagging/releasing marlin single handed and knows what it takes to find the fish of your dreams as he has done on many occasions with large line burning blue marlin, huge SOUTHERN BLUE FIN TUNA and massive Mako sharks.
Simon also put his clients onto the winning southern Bluefin tuna in the 2010 Portland game fishing competition with a 100.3 kg southern blue fin tuna, it is without any doubt Captain Simon Rinaldi is one of the finest charter boat operators going around.
Simon Rinaldi also put his good diving mates onto the tuna and Rob Torelli claimed a world record southern blue fin tuna aboard ''RED HOT'' in 2009 out on the Portland tuna grounds and in 2011 backed this up by again teaming up with Rob ando targeting the world record albacore tuna another world record was claimed as Rob landed another world record aboard ''RED HOT'' late in 2011 Simon was chosen again by Rob Torelli and Murray Petersen as there skipper of choice but this time the location was one of Simon's old stomping grounds Bermagui in NSW and the target was to claim another world record for southern blue fin tuna this time it was Murray’s shot at a record and true to his name ''RED HOT'' Simon again put the boys onto the tuna and another world record was landed aboard ''RED HOT'' by Murray.
Unlike other charter operators you know when you book a charter with RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS you will be speaking direct to your skipper Simon Rinaldi and he will be able to sort out a FISHING CHARTER to suit your needs Simon Rinaldi is the owner operator of red hot fishing charters and is very passionate about how he goes about his fishing and this shows when he constantly puts his clients on to the targeted species.
''RED HOT FISHING CHARTERS'' RUNNING FISHING CHARTERS SINCE ''2002'' CATCHING YOU YOUR DREAMS!!!!
Time: All Day; 8am to 3pm
BOAT DREAMTIME can be booked out mid week for $1,800 and bring 8 people that's a $600 saving or individual bookings are $300 per person.
All our charters are run onboard Dreamtime our 3100 Noosacat
Season: February - August
Portland public boat ramp/ port fairy boat ramp or we go to where the fish are. location doesn't change very often but if we do need to we will let you know well in advance.
Please note. Red Hot Fishing Charters will clean your catch at the end of the Charter.
INDIVIDUAL TUNA FISHING CHARTERS $300 PER PERSON
GROUP BOOKINGS FROM $1,800