FISHING TOURS
It should be no surprise that there is such a great range of fishing tours available in Tropical North Queensland. As far as fishing, this region is truly world class. We've got world record sized Barramundi in our lakes, some of the most prized sports fishing in our rivers and estuaries, a dazzling array of reef fish, and of course the mighty Black Marlin. So whatever you are looking for, sportsfishing, gamefishing, light tackle, heavy tackle, reef fishing or estuary fishing, you'll find it in Cairns, Port Douglas, Cooktown or any other town of Far North Queensland.
SCROLL DOWN FOR A VERY COMPREHENSIVE LIST OF ALL THE COMPANIES OFFERING FISHING TOURS. TO SEE OTHER TOURS, PLEASE CLICK ON THE LINKS ON THE RIGHT HAND SIDE.

Stenno's Sportsfihing Tours offer day fishing trips as well as overnight tours in the Burdekin region, Far North Queensland.Burdekin region fishing tours with Stenno's Sportsfishing tours.
STENNO'S SPORTSFISHING TOURS
Burdekin region
Phone 0427 833 894

www.stennosfishingtours.com

Discover the fish rich waters of the Burdekin District with approximately 22 estuaries and two rivers inside two huge bays. Your guide Andrew specialises in lure bait and fly fishing for species such as Barramundi - Mangrove Jack - Fingermark - Bream - Cod - Queenfish - Salmon - Trevally - Flathead - Tarpon - Mackerel and more.....

Stenno's Sportfishing Tours run daily trips and two day accommodated fishing tours

..PARADISE SPORTFISHING ADVENTURES
Marlin Marina, B Finger 1 Spence Street, Cairns (MAP)
Mobile 0408 774 088

www.paradisesportfishing.com.au

Less travel time = more fishing time!

Your skipper John Hangodi runs these fishing adventures himself. Unlike other fishing tours in Cairns, John does not employ drivers so you will be fishing with the person you talk to when booking, someone who has been fishing trinity inlet estuary for 16 years.

A typical charter with Paradise Sportfishing Adventures begins with catching live bait using a cast net from the boat, you will find the biggest and best fish are caught using live bait such as live prawns and live herrings. As you travel towards your first spot and depending on the tide, you may see a crocodile or two basking in the sun along the banks of the Trinity Inlet Estuary.

Paradise Sportfishing runs with a minimum of just two passengers and only take a maximum of eight.
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ALL TACKLE SPORTFISHING
Phone (07) 4053 7100 / Fax (07) 4053 3672
All Tackle Sportfishing is a specialised fishing tour company. They will organise a fishing tour just for you, including all equipment and of course, a locally selected, experienced fishing guide

ANDY'S FISHING CHARTERS
PO Box 923, Proserpine
Mobile 0409 466 336
Situated in the heart of the Whitsundays, you can experience your own personally tailored fishing adventure with Andy's Fishing Charters. Battle metre-long Barramundi at pristine Peter Faust Dam.

AQUA-CAT CHARTERS
28 Clifton Road, Clifton Beach, Cairns
Phone (07) 4059 1500 / Fax (07) 4059 2490
Aqua-Cat Charters is a Reef Fishing/Bottom Fishing Operation, anchors, and passengers fish with either hand lines or rod and reel. Share Charter or Sole Charter services available. Other charters include Night Fishing or Reef Pleasure Cruises.

AUSSIE BARRA CHARTERS
57 The Esplanade, Palleranda, Townsville
Mobile 0428 988 229
With your guide Andrew Mead, you will experience a fantastic full day's fishing in the tropics, targeting key fighting species like barramundi, fingermark, grunter, mangrove jack, queenfish, large-mouth nannygai or spanish mackerel.

AUSTRALIAN FISHING EXPEDITIONS
PO Box 18, Malanda
Phone (07) 4095 2260
Mobile 0427 556 039
Departing from Cairns, go game fishing for giant black marlin aboard modern sportsfishing boats. Fishing rainforest fringed rivers for the mighty barramundi or taking a Heli – fishing safari to the scenic, remote wilderness of Cape York.

AWESOME GAME & REEF FISHING CHARTERS
PO Box 1471, Ingham
Phone (07) 4777 2787 / Mobile 0428 922 364
Based in Ingham, Awesome Game & Reef Fishing charters operate a number or charters to suit everybody. From shared to private charters, half day and full day tours, deep sea and reef fishing available. Catch trouts, sailfish and reds among other species.

BARRAJACK ENCOUNTERS
Po Box 311, Innisfail
Phone (07) 40613790
Barrajack Encounters offer fishing trip to diverse areas such as the Johnstone River, Mourilyan Harbour, Mulgrave or Russel Rivers or even Weipa and Tinaroo Dam. Their tours include full day tours, half day or even twilight fishing tours.

BIANCA CHARTERS
Marina Mirage, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 6464
Bianca Charters offer fishing trips from Port Douglas to the Great Barrier Reef for keen fishermen as well as for beginners. Their boats can also be chartered for both day and overnight fishing trips.

BILLABONG SPORTSFISHING
PO Box 1193, Tully
Phone (07) 4068 3631 / Mobile 0417 789 032
Join Billabong Sportsfishing and go fishing in Hinchinbrook Channel and Cape York, targeting the prime sportfish in these unique locations. Whether it's black marlin or barramundi, black bass or permit, giant trevally or anything in between.

BLACKOUT SPORTSFISHING CAIRNS
Cairns
Phone (07) 4057 6543
Blackout Sportsfishing is locally owned and operated in Cairns. Fishing guide Kerry Bailey has worked in the industry for over 15 years and built up an extensive knowledge of local inshore river systems and offshore reef and wreck sites.

BOOMERANG SPORTSFISHING HOLIDAYS
PO Box 122, Yorkeys Knob, Cairns
Mobile 0407 964 531
For estuary, reef and light game sportfishing, your expedition on the MV Boomerang II begins in Cairns with a scenic one hour flight over World Heritage Rainforests and Reefs to Princess Charlotte Bay on the East Coast of Cape York.

CAPE YORK HELICOPTERS
Kuranda
Phone (07) 4093 0250 / Fax (07) 4093 0251
Cape York Helicopters heli-fishing charters are tailored to your fishing and hunting requirements. If time is limited, a day's fishing in the crystal clear waters of a remote North Queensland mountain stream could be the highlight of your stay.

CHARTER BOAT CENTRE CAIRNS
PO Box 109, Trinity Beach, Cairns
Phone (07) 4041 1169 / Fax (07) 4041 1179
The Charter Boat Centre Cairns is based on Australia's Great Barrier Reef and caters for activities such as marlin fishing, light tackle sport, lure and fly fishing in the waters of Cairns, Port Douglas and the Whitsundays for incentive, conference, corporate, tourist and special interest groups.

COOKTOWN REEF CHARTERS
49 The Esplanade, Quarantine Bay, Cooktown
Phone (07) 4069 5519 / Mobile 0417 789 660
Cooktown Reef Charters operate bottom fishing and sports fishing trips. Join Cooktown Reef Charters and fish for coral trout, red emperor, reef reds, spangle emperor, spanish mackerel, sailfish and black marlin. They clean and chill your fish for your convenience and can arrange packing and freight to anywhere in Australia.

CRACKJACK SPORTSFISHING ADVENTURES
PO Box 22, Lucinda
Phone (07) 4777 8365 / Fax (07) 4777 8365
Whether it be casting the shallow channel flats or the vast mangrove river and creek systems, your Lucinda fishing guide Al Goodwin has years of experience when it comes to fishing the Hinchinbrook Channel.

CAPE TRIBULATON WILDERNESS CRUISES
Cape Tribulation
Phone (07) 4033 2052 / Fax (07) 4033 2057
Guided Reef And River Fishing Charters to a location 50 minute away from the coast. It means you get there faster and fish for longer! Catch coral trout, red emperor, spanish mackerel, sweetlip, trevally and barracuda or fish for estuary species.

CASTILLE CHARTERS
Mobile 0428 126 500 or 0417 100 003
Castille Charters operate in Far North Queensland from September until mid December for the heavy tackle marlin season. Try your hand at fishing in Townsville, Cairns, Cooktown and Lizard Island. Customised charters are their specialty.

COOKTOWN FISHING ADVENTURES
Cooktown
Phone (07) 4069 5500 / Mobile 0407 138 016
Cooktown Fishing Adventures' specialty is extended charters with Lizard Island and the famous Cod Hole just one of their destinations. Operating out of Cooktown, they offer bottom fishing, snorkelling, trolling, and popping lures or maybe you relax, mix a drink and watch the sunset over Cooktown.

DAINTREE RIVER FISHING
PO Box 1175, Mossman
Phone (07) 4098 6111 / Fax (07) 4098 6111
You can have the boat to yourself with Dave as your guide, recommended for fly or lure fishermen, join a calm water fishing and nature tour or visit the local inshore reef and wrecks of the Daintree coast. Search for spanish mackerel, tuna, coral trout, nannygai and reef sharks. The tours depart from the Daintree River Ferry.

FISHING THE TROPICS
PO Box 358, Redlynch, Cairns
Phone (07) 4058 1820 / Fax (07) 4058 1833
Mobile 0414 917 778
Fishing The Tropics have all your fishing needs covered when holidaying in the Cairns area. They offer guided reef, river and estuary charters run by top local guides to ensure your day is one to remember. Shared, private and specialty charters available using quality tackle.

FISHING PORT DOUGLAS
C/- Femme De La Mer, Marina Mirage, Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 4058 / Mobile 0409 610 869
Fishing Port Douglas have a tour for everyone. Whether it be fishing on the Daintree River or estuary fishing, trying your luck at the Great Barrier Reef or light tackle or heavy tackle game fishing, Fishing Port Douglas have it all.

FISHING BARRA CHARTERS
57 The Esplanade, Palleranda, Townsville
Mobile 0428 988 229
With your guide Andrew Mead, you will experience a fantastic full day's fishing in the tropics, targeting key fighting species like Barramundi, Fingermark, Grunter, Mangrove Jack, Queenfish, Large-mouth Nannygai and Spanish Mackerel to name a few.

FISHIN' MISSION
PO Box 217, Mission Beach
Phone (07) 4088 6121 / Mobile 0427 323 469
Enjoy a day's fishing on the world famous Great Barrier Reef, fish the local reefs around some islands, join in the ultimate Great Barrier Reef game fishing experience, or take your family on a package fishing in the morning, snorkelling for about 3 hours, and fishing again in the afternoon.

FISHING FAR NORTH QUEENSLAND
Cooktown
Mobile 0408 183 261
With Fishing Far North Queensland fishermen will have the chance to tour and visit seldom fished reefs. They also offer bottom fishing with hand lines, trolling for giant Black Marlin, popping lures over the reef or having a relaxing snorkel.

GONE FISHING
PO Box 315, Cooktown
Phone (07) 4069 5980
Gone Fishing offers guided fishing on rivers, reefs estuaries, headlands and islands around Cooktown, everything from half-day charters to exclusive tailor-made packages.

CALYPSO FISHING ADVENTURES
Cairns
Phone (02) 4984 7797 / Fax (02) 4984 6702
Come and experience the thrill of Giant Black Marlin fishing with the team on the Calypso. Specialising in Fly fishing, Heavy and Light tackle fishing adventures.

FISH TALES CHARTERS
Cairns
Phone (07) 4045 0234
It is local knowledge and wealth of fishing experience in Cairns and the Cairns Region that makes a Guided Estuary and/or River Fishing adventure with Darryl and Raewyn at Fish Tales Charters a great fishing experience.

GAME FISH CHARTERS
23 Cunningham Street, Yorkeys Knob, Cairns
Phone (07) 4055 8833 / Fax (07) 4055 8844
Mobile 0407 038 675
Black Marlin fishing with Game Fish Charters...take a camera - or friends back home will think you were only dreaming!

GREAT DAY FISHING AND CRABBING
PO Box 30, Clifton Beach, Cairns
Mobile 0412 967 172 / Fax (07) 4051 5286
A trip aboard Great Day offers visitors the thrill of hauling in the famous live Mud Crabs and hard-fighting tropical fish lurking in the calm waters of Trinity Inlet, while taking in the magnificent view.

HOOKED ON HINCHINBROOK
Mobile 0418 538170
We specialize in big barra charters from hinchinbrook and townsville

HYPERSPACE SPORTSFISHING TOURS
2 Rundle Street, Mount Luisa, Townsville
Phone / Fax (07) 4774 8200 / Mobile 0418 779 668
All forms of fishing are catered for with lurefishing and flyfishing being Steve Jeston's specialty.
Hyperspace Sportsfishing tours can organise fishing tours to Hinchinbrook Island and accommodation fishing tours to Cape York.

INSHORE SPORT FISHING
Weipa
Phone (07) 4069 9157
Inshore Sport Fishing caters for all types of sportfishing disciplines. Your guide, Russell, offers a personalised guiding service for up to two anglers plus the guide.

JAMES BEITZELS FISHING
Public Wharf, Daintree
(400 metres before the ferry crossing)
Phone (07) 4090 7638
Whether you are a novice fisher, experienced fly fisher, young or senior, naturalist, photographer, or a family group, you can be assured of a personalised, relaxed and easy going charter with Jamie and his enthusiastic personality.

JILLIAN 2 FISHING CHARTERS
Abel Point Marina, Airlie Beach
Mobile 0407 482 015
Step aboard the Jillian 2, for a great day fishing throughout the beautiful Whitsunday islands.

"KANAHOEE" FISHING CHARTERS
PO Box 2258, Townsville
Phone (07) 4771 4409 / Mobile 0427 778 373
Kanahoee operates out of Cairns and Lizard Island from September to December during the heavy tackle Giant Black Marlin season, including the Lizard Island Tournament. The remainder of the year “Kanahoee” is available for light tackle fishing from Townsville January to August.

KERRY D FISHING CHARTERS
Karumba
Phone (07) 4745 9275
Kerry D Fishing Charters operates half and full day fishing charters in Karumba, in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Also sightseeing and sunset cruises by arrangement.

KIM ANDERSEN SPORT FISHING
PO Box 377, Earlville, Cairns
Phone (07) 4054 2222 / Fax (07) 4054 2222
Mobile 0408 187 291 
Based in Cairns Australia, Kim can offer you a great selection of Cairns fishing options including heavy tackle or fly fishing for Black Marlin, popper fishing for Giant Trevally, or lure and fly fishing for the magnificent Barramundi.

KL CHARTERS
Airlie Beach
Phone (07) 4945 2358 / Mobile 0418 664 047 
KL Charters specialise in Fishing Trips from 2 to 7 days to the Outer Reefs off Mackay, Whitsunday and Bowen in Queensland for up to 18 passengers on the Stella Maris.

KOHARA CHARTERS
Port Hinchinbrook, Airlie Beach
Mobile 0429 486 345
Kohara will let you experience fish spectacular island chains, reef systems, underwater sea mounts, sunken wrecks, rarely seen by fisherman let alone fished. Destinations include Hinchinbrook Island, Cairns, Lizard Island, Ribbons Reef and Whitsundays .

LAKE TINAROO CRUISES
NO LONGER OPERATING?
Departs from Tinaburra boat ramp
The comfortable all weather vessel of Lake Tinaroo Cruises departs from Yungaburra in the heart of the Cairns Highlands, Atherton Tablelands.

BIG FISH DOWN UNDER FISHING CHARTERS
PO Box 5168, Cairns
Moana III operates fishing trips and other adventures with the flexible permit to roam up to 200NM from the coastline including Lizard Island, Ribbon Reefs, deep into the Coral Sea, Cooktown and Cape York and areas to the south of Cairns

NORMAN RIVER FISHING & CRUISES
Normanton
Phone (07) 4745 1347 / Fax (07) 4745 1525
Norman River Fishing & Cruising conduct daily sunset cruises, half day fishing trips and other charters of your choice. Their daily cruise encompasses approximately six miles of the Norman River adjacent to Normanton.

OUTnABOUT SPORTSFISHING
Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4098 5204
A day fishing on the outer-reef chasing the famed coral trout and pelagic fish or try a private charter light tackle game fishing using lures, poppers and bait riggs. Half a day estuary trips chasing the elusive barramundi, mangrove jack and queenfish.

PARADISE BLUE
Cooktown
Mobile 0408 183 261
Try your hand at fishing in places such as Ribbon Reef, Flinders Island group or off shore from Lizard Island, Hope Island and Nymph Island. You will have a catch for the day and you can enjoy the fruits of your own labour - Spear fishing, cray fishing, fresh caught fish - prepared fresh daily or ice down and frozen for you to take home.

RAINBOW PRINCESS
157 Sheridan Street, Cairns
Phone (07) 4051 3555 / Fax (07) 4051 3366
Mobile 0427 533 081
Onboard Rainbow Princess you can enjoy sports fishing and bottom fishing. Full use of game rods, reels and all fishing tackle are included. Game fish for the spectacular black marlin with Rainbow Princess.

ROB LASPINA FLY FISHING
Front Street, Port Hinchinbrook Marina, Cardwell
Mobile 0418 745 579
Fully guided flats, estuary and inshore bluewater fishing for a range of over 30 tropical species including barramundi, permit, mangrove jack, fingermark, threadfin & blue salmon. Catering for day trips to all-inclusive meal and accommodation deals for extended tours.

ROSS FINLAYSON MARLIN CHARTERS
Cairns
Phone (07) 4055 2490 / Fax (07) 4058 0985
Mobile 0418 183 565
Capt Ross Finlayson and his game boat the Sea Baby IV are one of the top marlin and sport fishing operations in Australia, with more than 18 years experience marlin fishing and game fishing from Cairns, along the Great Barrier Reef, the East Coast of Australia.

RUGGED AUSSIE ADVENTURES
Mount Isa
Phone (07) 4743 2749 / Mobile 0427 432 756
Rugged Aussie Adventures take keen fishermen to the lakes surrounding Mount Isa for the barramundi challenge. Or they can take you up into the gulf country to fish the saltwater rivers for more barramundi, king salmon and grunter.

TRADITION CHARTERS
Mobile 0427 758 768
Tradition Charters is Australias finest Fishing Charter service, specialising in Marlin Fishing, Game Fishing and Sports Fishing throughout Australia including Cairns, North Queensland and South East Queensland.

TROPICAL FISHING AND ECO TOURS
Port Douglas
Phone (07) 4099 4272 / Mobile 0438 081 056
Tropical Fishing and Eco Tours offers estuary and reef fishing. Or you can test your skill at tempting one of the many estuary predatory fish with either a fly or lure. You can also take an Eco Tour at sunrise or sunset around Port Douglas.

UNREEL SPORTSFISHING ADVENTURES
6 Sullivan Road, Kennedy
Phone (07) 4066 0032 / Fax (07) 4066 0052
Departing from either Hinchinbrook Channel or Cape Richards, with Unreel Sportshfishing Adventures you can target barra, mangrove jack or estuary cod. And you will also enjoy the beautiful scenery from Mt Bowen to the Cardwell Ranges.

WILD TURKEY CHARTERS
Cairns
Mobile 0400 015 902 / Fax (07) 4039 1987
Wild Turkey Charters offer light tackle and heavy tackle tours. Their vessel is located at Yorkey's Knob Marina. This berth gives you access to the Marlin grounds to the East, the Northern ports of Port Douglas, Cooktown and beyond to beautiful Lizard Island.

COOKTOWN CATCH A CRAB: REEF AND RIVER TOURS
Cooktown
Phone (07) 4069 6289 / Mobile 0418 643 272
Cooktown Catch a Crab has specialised eco-tours of the Endeavour River and the Great Barrier Reef. Tours are individualised to suit your needs to ensure that this trip is an adventure not to be forgotten.

They certainly do catch some good sized fish in Cairns, and around Tropical North Queensland.
Take a Croc and Crab Day Tour in Karumba, on the Gulf of Carpentaria, and experience the excitement of an outback-by-the-sea adventure. Half day tours include live crab pot lifting, live crab handling and crab tying and both croc and bird spotting.

Father and son fishing in Tropical North Queensland.

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