Meet Our Crew

Captain Casey Dent

Captain Casey Dent

Casey is our Operations Manager and Captain of MV ZULU. He is a professional Master 5 skipper & has extensive experience in running fishing charters including over ten annual heavy tackle seasons on the Great Barrier Reef.

Casey has been working on the water since his teenage years, from the decks of commercial fishing boats & trawlers right through to captaining marlin boats with catches recorded at over 1200lbs.

Casey is also an experienced boat mechanic & the right person to have on board if you opt to head into the more remote areas of the Outer Reef.

Our Crew

Our professional captain and crew can offer you a customised charter to suit your requirements, and always provide their guests with a very personal experience, wherever your preferred fishing destination.

They are familiar with all aspects of deep-water fishing in Queensland.

An experienced deckhand is available to rig your lines and take care of the bait and dirty work. Fully catered meals are also prepared by our crew onboard.

Zulu’s captain and crew love to share their passion for deep-sea fishing with enthusiasts from Australia and all over the world.



Daniel was born and raised in Cairns, Australia. Daniel has a wealth of knowledge and experience in the marine industry and is a qualified Master 5 captain, diesel fitter and an experienced crewman in all aspects of fishing. Daniel has worked on the water for over ten years including over six Cairns heavy tackle marlin seasons on the deck and he also owned and operated his own marine diesel fitting business. Daniel rotates his role as Captain and Crewman between our game boats.


Jayson originally hails from Gosford on the Central Coast in NSW, Australia. Jayson is a qualified and experienced Master 5 Captain and Crewman. Jason ran and operated a Hamilton Island reef fishing charter boat for over 12 years before making his move to beautiful Port Douglas and joining our fleet.Jayson rotates his role as Captain and Crewman between our game boats.


Amanda is our Client Experience Manager and likely your first point of contact. Amanda will assist you in customizing your dream trip from start the finish. Being a keen fisher-person herself, she’ll be on hand during live-aboard trips to cater, host and document your trip on film so you’re ensured bragging rights on your return home!

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About Zulu Gamefishing Charters

Zulu Gamefishing Charters operates primarily out of North Queensland in Australia.

Tropical Port Douglas is our home base, however we travel down the east coast of Queensland and seasonally all the way down to Port Stephens in New South Wales to follow fish migrations and ensure you are targeting the densest fishing grounds. Queensland and in particular the Great Barrier Reef is flourishing with a variety of fish and coral species which is unmatched elsewhere on earth.

Light tackle and Heavy tackle game fishing are popular options for keen anglers between July and November as marlin migrate to the GBR to spawn. Black marlin range from 7kg to over 500kg making the Great Barrier Reef arguably the best gamefishing destination in the world.

Scuba diving and snorkelling is also readily available to our guests so you can explore the wonders of the reef from below and get up close and personal with the locals. We have special access to famous dive sites and moorings ensuring you the trip of a lifetime.

Find out more about our Destinations & SPECIES CALENDAR

Zulu is a custom 54ft Assegai game boat which is specifically designed to carve through the toughest of oceans whilst providing comfort and doing it in style. The vessel is fitted out with the most current and technologically advanced navigation and stability systems to ensure it provides the utmost comfort and reliability in any conditions.

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