Anglers to be lured in

KEEN anglers can look forward to getting a mate or two together and learning the art of dropping a line with a new, personalised experience that has just hit the Bundaberg shores.

Midaga Ultimate Fishing owner operators Darren Morgan and Gary Sturdy said they were surprised with the niche they found in the Bundaberg angling market, which is now their own - personally-tailored charter fishing.

“We both lost our jobs and couldn't find another in Bundy, so we thought we'd make our own,” Mr Sturdy said.

“No-one else does it here - I was gob smacked.”

Mr Morgan and Mr Sturdy said they have worked hard to get all the correct tickets, and Australian National Sportfishing Association accreditation, to fill that niche properly.

“We've been working since April full-time to get it on track,” Mr Morgan said.

They also boast an open ticket of 15 nautical miles out.

With over 20 years each in the fishing industry, the anglers are firm believers in sustainable fishing, and practise what they preach.

“Overall we operate under a tag and release,” Mr Sturdy said.

With a purpose-built boat only two weeks old, they are ready to provide anglers with enjoyable fishing and all the rods and tackle needed.

Kev Thomas, from Hall Finance and Insurance Solutions, was happy to insure the business.

“Kev came up with a really nice price for us,” Mr Morgan said.

“We had already spent $60,000 on the business so it was just what we needed.”

Fore more information, telephone the boys on 0431 304 578.

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