Cairns Fishing Charters World-class Fishing Tours

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About Cairns, Fishing Charters provide excellent full-day and half-day charters.  The opportunity to catch the best table-eating fish in the World on Australia’s Great Barrier Reef.

Half-day fishing Charters  and full-day fishing charters

Cairns, Australia, is famous for its world-class, year-round, big game fishing.

Where to fish

Coral ribbon reefs, tranquil estuaries and rivers that snake through ancient rainforest make this region a one-stop-shop for sports fishers that attracts anglers worldwide.

Join a Cairns fishing charter and catch a delicious 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.  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 of the  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 exhilaration of catching a trophy fish.

Even if you have no experience, Cairns 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 boys!

Cairns fishing

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

We are sure you will agree it will be hard to wipe the smile off your face when you land some big fish while fishing in Cairns.

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