Cairns fishing World Class Fishing
Cairns, Australia is famous for its world-class, year-round, big game fishing.
Coral ribbon reefs, placid estuaries and rivers that snake through ancient rainforest make this region a one-stop-shop for sports fishermen that attracts anglers from all over the world.
Join a Cairns fishing charter and catch your dinner.
From Cairns to the remote wilderness of Cape York, Tropical North Queensland is the perfect place to enjoy the fishing experience of a lifetime.
Traverse the hundreds of rivers and creeks to catch Mangrove Jacks, Grunter and Cod. Hook a fighting Barramundi and turn the calm waters of an estuary into a battleground.
Spanish Mackerel, Yellowfin Tuna, and Mahi-Mahi are just a few of the most sought-after game fish you will encounter. Try ‘bottom fishing’ on the Great Barrier Reef to catch quality eating fish like SeaPerch, Coral Trout and Sweet Lip.
If you dream of planning a Cairns fishing expedition to the home to the Great Black Marlin look no further than Tropical North Queensland.
Big game fishing has long been considered a man’s sport, but more and more women are discovering the sheer exhilaration of catching a trophy fish.
Even if you have no experience, fishing charters in Tropical North Queensland are full of knowledgeable and friendly crews that will help you set up and show you the best fishing techniques.
Fishing is not just for the boys!
Aboard vessels large enough to live on, to smaller craft, you will be taken to prime fishing areas by expert guides. So, grab your mates, bring your family or get away from it all by yourself, to Tropical North Queensland and experience the best sport fishing in the world.
When to Fish North Queensland
Blue Marlin -December through to March
Black Marlin all the months ending in R – September through to December
Red Emperor April to September
Coral Trout March to November
Nannygai May to September
Small Marlin July through to December
Sail Fish November through to February
Dolphin Fish September through to January
Yellowfin Tuna September through to April
Dogtooth Tuna September to December
Wahoo August through to January
Spanish Mackeral May through to November
Barracuda July through to February