The Vessel

Baitrunner is a fast and comfortable 32ft Cougar Cat powered by 2 x 250hp Suzuki 4 stroke outboards, these are quiet and have no fumes. It has a top speed of 33 knots when fully laden and cruises at an economical 25 knots. We will get you to the fishing grounds quickly and comfortably. 

Baitrunner has a full bimini roof to keep the sun off on hot days and also has toilet facilities on board. It also has all the latest electrical equipment to find that big one and to also remain safely in contact with shore.  Upon boarding you will be briefed by the crew on all the safety aspects for going offshore as per maritime regulations.

Safety is paramount with us and no risks will be taken crossing coastal bars. We want you to enjoy your trip with us and return a satisfied customer. 

Smoking is allowed in certain areas and ashtrays are provided to protect marine wildlife. 

Alcohol (BYO) is permitted but we cannot supply. 

Maximum of 10 passengers plus 2 crew. 


The Crew

Mat Cooper - Owner

Baitrunner is owned and operated by Mat Cooper. Mat has been fishing the waters and surrounding areas for 23 years and has a lot of experience in methods and techniques for filling the eskies.

Many of our clients claim big prizes at the Rainbow Beach Fishing Classic.