Meet your guide Eddie Riddle


Eddie has been a fishing guide for over 10 years in Townsville and running his own charter business — Fish City Charters.

Eddie first came to Townsville 33 years ago for a fishing trip that has never ended!  And now with more than 33 years fishing experience in North Queensland waters, he is also recognised as one of the regions most successful anglers.

In his long and stellar career, the self-confessed fishing nut has also done considerable time behind the counter  at one of Australia’s most successful fishing tackle stores.

Contact Eddie to discuss your next Townsville fishing charter adventure.


Eddie writes for a number of dedicated fishing magazines and continues to provide weekly and monthly fishing columns for several publications including his weekly column in the local Townsville Bulletin newspaper.

For Eddie, staying on the pulse of the best fishing is just part of the job!

Eddie also produced and hosting his very own fishing television show Fish n 4 Wheels – 5 series of 65 fish filled episodes broadcast throughout regional Australia.

Check out Eddie’s News & Fishing reports on the blog for some of his latest writings!

Contact Eddie

Feel free to contact Eddie via phone, email or Messenger. Please note that occasionally he will be out-of-range fishing but will endeavour to answer your enquiry as soon as possible!

Tel: 0408 767 387
Facebook: Fish City on Facebook

Fishing the Townsville REGION including:

  • Magnetic Island, Cleveland Bay, Halifax Bay, Cape Cleveland
  • Townsville shoals and inshore reefs
  • The Bohle River, Cleveland Bay creeks, The Haughton River and Barramundi Creek
  • Freshwater streams, rivers and impoundments

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