The Captain

Capt. Craig “Sparra” Denham is a 30 plus years in the charter industry around the world, fishing such places as Fiji, New Guinea, New Zealand, Japan, Hong Kong, Hawaii, Ghana, Cape Verde and all the Australian east coast hot spots as well as north west.

He has fished with and learned from some of the best captains and crews in the world including Paul Whelan, Bob Jones, Dennis Wallace, Marlin Parker, Bill Billson, Darren Hayden, Teddy Hoogs, Jason Holtz, Luke Fallon, and Bo Jenyns to name a few. More

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About HotShot


43 foot O'Brien Boats
Sport Fisher

The HotShot is a 43ft O’Brien Sports Fisher.

O’Brien Boats are world renowned for sea handling capabilities with a dry and very stable ride. Their boats are built for long days and seasons on the waters off Australia’s coastline.

She is very comfortable for both day trips as well as live-aboard trips and fishing charters.


Length 43′
Beam 12′ 6
Draft 4′
Cruise Speed 20-24 knts
Engine Cummins (Re-powered Nov 2013)
Horsepower 450hp
Generator Onan 9.5KVA generator


Furuno FCV 1100 colour sounder
Simrad electronics in flybridge & tower
Reelax outriggers & shotgun
Reelax LTD game chair
2 x Kill tanks & brine tank
Black Marlin tuna tower


Client Accommodation forward – is four V berths and a Master Cabin Inc double berth. With 2 air conditioners, one unit supplying sleeping areas and second running saloon.

HotShot also has 2 bathrooms, both including toilets and showers, as well as a water maker (desalinator), and entertainment system including Blue ray DVD and ipod compatible music system, all of which add to angler comfort on board.


Chasing fly or light tackle records?

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we went 1/1 yesterday with the fish around the 350lb mark in average and wet conditions ... See MoreSee Less

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Hotshot went 3-3 yesterday we got an 800lb first up then we got a couple of smaller models 1 around 300lb then another around 150lb will post some photos later on when we get back in reception is a bit sketchy out here!! ... See MoreSee Less

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