Cairns Game Fishing Charters on the Great Barrier Reed on the greatest stretch of ocean in the world on the Ribbon reefs. Giant Black Marlin, Sport Fishing, Reef Fishing, Light Tackle. Custom Fishing charters ex Cairns onboard Magnificent custom-built fishing vessel

Cairns Game fishing charters, The Cairns region has long been recognized as the Giant Black Marlin capital of the world with the area stretching from Lizard Island in the north, to just south of this beautiful modern tropical city, the envy of many fishermen, and regularly rated the number one fishing region on the planet.

For a once in a lifetime fishing trip in pursuit of the most revered game fish of all, the elusive 1,000 pounder. 

The preferred technique for catching the giant Black Marlin is to troll large whole fish baits such as Scad, Queenfish, Rainbow Runner, Tuna and Mackerel. These baits are rigged to either skip across the surface or swim within the surface layers.


Magnificent custom built craft fitted with all forms of safety and communication gear, air-conditioned state rooms and offering the most comfortable lodgings available on the water. 


Every year commencing in early September, the giant female Black Marlin arrive from the Pacific Ocean to spawn along this 250 km stretch of the Great Barrier Reef. The rich waters off the reef and nearby continental shelf offering these breeders an abundant food supply. The Marlin season extends through to late December and an impressive array of game boats and mothership options are to be found on the outer edge of The Reef and the Coral Sea.

World’s best game fishing from day trips catching reef fish to live aboard charters chasing the elusive 1,000lb giant black marlin.


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