Chris Bolton Fishing


Whether you are a chef at a 5-star restaurant looking to make every meal special, or a fisherman wanting to have the best chance of hooking that special fish, you won’t be disappointed with the quality of our product.

We bring to you some of the finest quality wild caught fish to ever leave the ocean.

Every single fish we catch is handled with the care and respect it deserves.

Every fish we sell is sashimi grade, the best of the best.

We are a small, family owned and operated fishing business based at Kurrimine Beach, Nth Queensland. I am the skipper and fisherman on every single fishing trip. With help from my partner Kim, my father Wayne at times, and 1 or 2 deckhands, I am hands on with every part of our business. From catching the fish, cleaning boats, taking orders, packing fish, or just having a good old yarn with customers, I am there. I believe this is the only way to ensure everything is up to the standard our customers expect.

Our line-caught reef fish are killed instantly and humanely using the ike-jime method. Fish are bled well and immediately placed into a salt ice brine to bring their temperature down to 2oC. Once this is achieved, every fish is gently hand-packed, one by one into our custom-made fibreglass eskies and covered with flake ice.


Having small, fast boats means we don’t catch large quantities. It means our fishing time is very short – very rarely more than 24 hours fishing before returning to port, with some trips as short as 6 hours.

When returning to port, we don’t unload at the wharf. Our boats are winched onto a trailer, towed by an ex-sugar cane haul-out tractor, and the catch is driven right to the door of our coldroom and packing facility, which was designed and made by myself to suit the way we operate. Our catch is unloaded from the boat and immediately packed for transport, with minimal handling and in the shortest possible timeframe.

Air freight is our preferred method of transport, unless we are supplying to the local area of course.

Premium Quality


We can have any and every fish we catch delivered to anyone, anywhere in Australia within hours of being caught…

All at premium quality.


Wild Caught Fish


Wild caught fish is one of the healthiest foods on the planet.

These fish aren’t fed processed pellets, or had any hormones or antibiotics in their system.

They have lived a life most of us dream of — a life in the clean waters of the Coral Sea, amongst the beautiful Great Barrier Reef.

Every day they are eating delicacies such as squid, sea urchins, prawns, sardines, fusiliers, garfish, crabs and more. Is it any wonder they taste so good?! 100% pure organic, natural food. The way nature intended.


If healthy eating, premium quality, and sustainability are your concerns, be concerned no longer.

Supplying Australia with healthy, sustainably and responsibly caught, premium quality fish is our job. And we take our job very seriously.

Sustainability


 
 

Proud to be Reef Guardian Fishers

As a commercial fishing business, we rely on a healthy, sustainable environment.

We believe if we do the best we can by the environment, the environment we rely on will do the best for us as well.

The Great Barrier Reef is more than just a place we rely on for our business, its our life, its our families life, and we want it to stay that way for generations to come.


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Heres a list of the tackle shops weve supplied recently with bait. 
Anything with our sticker on it is food grade. You wont find better bait. Everything we sell is caught, packed and frozen within hours.
No broken gills, broken tails, discoloured, freezer burnt or smelly rubbish that resembles cat food........
Stick your head into the freezer at one of these places and have a look πŸ‘‡
Top End Tackle World - Darwin 
Fishing & Outdoor World - Darwin 
Tackleworld Weipa - Fishing the Far North (arriving this week)
Hooked Bluewater Sportfishing Tackle - Cairns 
Lee Longs Tackle Shop - Gordonvale
Compleat Angler Cairns 
Tackle World Cairns 
River N Reef Tackle & Bait - Innisfail 
Tackle World Tully 
Port of Call Fishing and Boating Supplies - Port Hinchinbrook 
The Tinnie Shack - Mission Beach
Townsville Fishing Warehouse  

Note- Not all of these shops stock our entire range of bait. If it doesnt have our sticker on it, it didnt come from us!!

Here's a list of the tackle shops we've supplied recently with bait.
Anything with our sticker on it is food grade. You won't find better bait. Everything we sell is caught, packed and frozen within hours.
No broken gills, broken tails, discoloured, freezer burnt or smelly rubbish that resembles cat food........
Stick your head into the freezer at one of these places and have a look πŸ‘‡
Top End Tackle World - Darwin
Fishing & Outdoor World - Darwin
Tackleworld Weipa - Fishing the Far North (arriving this week)
Hooked Bluewater Sportfishing Tackle - Cairns
Lee Longs Tackle Shop - Gordonvale
Compleat Angler Cairns
Tackle World Cairns
River 'N' Reef Tackle & Bait - Innisfail
Tackle World Tully
Port of Call Fishing and Boating Supplies - Port Hinchinbrook
The Tinnie Shack - Mission Beach
Townsville Fishing Warehouse

Note- Not all of these shops stock our entire range of bait. If it doesn't have our sticker on it, it didn't come from us!!
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It is the best quality bait ever!!

Definitely best bait money can buy. Looks better, lasts longer, and catches more fish.

Quality & Perfect timing πŸ‘ŒπŸ‘Œ

Best bait there is. πŸ‘πŸ»

Im gunna try that Gar βœ…

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Tough as nails this bugger.
5.2kg bar cheek that I suspect has had a previous win against a fine gauge hook! Ripped through and took half its top jaw with it.
Definitely healing, and hasn't stopped it eating. Fat and healthy with a full stomach.
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5.2 that's a fair sized trout.

Very interesting indeed.

Fit and healthy......until now.....

Zombie trout 😡

Wow

Robert Pearson Damien Buckley

Tom Mason

I’d say spear shaft that ripped out possibly

Would have been interesting to see how it would have healed, do they grow that top lip back or just scar up.

You set the hook on this Andy Huggett

Brandon Nozza Norris stop tryna rip their heads off

Maybe a jig?

Ommg mate!

Cody West

Steven King

Peter Burnell

James Bauer

Corey Young lol

Karim De Ridder one of your Barra hook sets πŸ˜‚??

Dale Anderson

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3 weeks ago
Chris Bolton Fishing
Proud, honoured and very grateful to be named as a Gold medallist in the 2021@harveynormanau @deliciousaus #produceawards πŸ₯³πŸ€—
Thank you to all involved. A huge effort putting this all together Im sure! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
Congratulations to all of the producers as well πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Find the full list of 2021 Gold Medallists atΒ delicious.com.au/produceawards. National Trophy Winners will be announced in August.
Special thanks to @the_lou_dad
@stanley_restaurant and @alexsprichard @icebergsdiningroomandbar for the nomination this year πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
#knowyourproducer #producetoyou #wildcaught #ikejime
#bestofthebest #eatqld

Proud, honoured and very grateful to be named as a Gold medallist in the 2021@harveynormanau @deliciousaus #produceawards πŸ₯³πŸ€—
Thank you to all involved. A huge effort putting this all together I'm sure! πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘
Congratulations to all of the producers as well πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘ Find the full list of 2021 Gold Medallists atΒ delicious.com.au/produceawards. National Trophy Winners will be announced in August.
Special thanks to @the_lou_dad
@stanley_restaurant and @alexsprichard @icebergsdiningroomandbar for the nomination this year πŸ™πŸ™πŸ™
#knowyourproducer #producetoyou #wildcaught #ikejime
#bestofthebest #eatqld
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Congratulations from the Weather Oz team.

Superb performance Chris, Kim, & Evie. πŸ₯‚πŸ‘πŸ‘ These achievements and awards only come thru complete dedication to quality and consistency. So very proud for you. πŸ™πŸΊ

Congratulations Chris & Co. so proud and happy for you.

Congratulations mate that's awesome!

Congratulations Guy's 🎊πŸ₯‚πŸŽŠ

Congratulations Chris..

Congratulations ....you deserved it. πŸ₯‚πŸ₯³πŸŽ‰

Congratulations Chris and Kim.

Congratulation Christopher, Kim and Evie. Well deserved. So proud of you all. πŸŸπŸ’™β€β€

Congratulations guys well deserved

Congratulations well done πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘πŸ‘

Congratulations to all involved ❀

Congratulations guys! That's awesome!

Congratulations Chris. All that hard work is paying off

Huge congratulations mate πŸ†πŸ‘Œ

Unreal Chris Bolton and Kim Hurd Recognition of you commitment, hard work & passion. Definitely well deservedπŸ‘πŸŽ£

Congratulations! So nice to be rewarded for all the hard work you both put in. Well done! 🎣πŸ›₯πŸβ˜€οΈ

CONGRATULATIONS

Congratulations to you all.b

Congratulations

Fantastic! Well done πŸ‘πŸ»

Congratulations πŸ‘

Well done Chris, Kim & Evie πŸ₯‚

Well done Chris from The Iona crew

Well deserved!!

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Chris Bolton Fishing in the media!