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14 10, 2014

Cairns Marlin Fishing

By |2018-04-03T15:27:12+00:00October 14th, 2014|Fishing Reports|

We had a fantastic trip with four Sweden clients joining us this year for the Cairns Giant Black Marlin season. The three days were full on, getting amongst some great bait fishing and snorkelling action. The friendly Maori wrasse (photos below) loves to say hello whilst a morning snorkel. Scaleys, mac tuna, spanish and trout were plentiful. The Cairns Marlin fishing was awesome and the Sweden [...]

5 10, 2014

Cairns marlin season early success!

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00October 5th, 2014|Fishing Reports|

We had a great three day liveaboard with father and son, David and Joel from Singapore. We started off the morning with a couple of spanish macs on the way out to Linden Bank amongst some birds. It was Joel's dream to land a Cairns Black Marlin, and his dream came to reality that afternoon! A fish at 400lbs did some great jumps and was [...]

20 09, 2014

Cairns Sportfishing updates

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00September 20th, 2014|Fishing Reports|

Hi there folks, The last month has produced some great weather and fishing! The mackerel season has been red hot and have been plentiful most days. Private game boat "Maitai" had weighed in a monster last week that topped the scales at 49kg!! They weighed it the following day on certified scales to claim a world record, but unfortunately the spanish mackerel lost weight overnight and was [...]

21 08, 2014

Michaelmas Cay – Private Scuba Diving & Snorkeling Great Barrier Reef

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00August 21st, 2014|Dive/Snorkel Reports|

Personalised Private Scuba Diving and Snorkeling Cruises - Michaelmas Cay Michaelmas Cay National Park is located near the outer reef, an hour and half out from Cairns. The small low lying sand cay is home to thousands of ground-nesting seabirds, and is one of the seven most important seabird breeding areas on Australia's Great Barrier Reef. Common seabirds such as Sooty Terns, the common Noddy and [...]

3 08, 2014

Light Tackle Gamefishing update

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00August 3rd, 2014|Fishing Reports|

The North Queensland light tackle gamefishing season has been excellent. Each year before the Cairns heavy tackle season, we warm up with the thrill of catching the juvenile black marlin in the cooler months (July) through to September. These fish can put up an amazing fight and are very aerobatic on ultra light tackle! There are also a number of other pelagic species to catch- in [...]

18 07, 2014

Win The Ultimate Marlin Adventure!

By |2014-07-25T11:56:33+00:00July 18th, 2014|Fishing Reports|

Their getting close! Win the ultimate marlin adventure with "Big Game Dive Fish Film". 12 trips to be won, 4 lucky winners per trip! Great Northern Brewery and Big Game are running Great Northern light tackle fishing trips for lucky anglers. Marlin fishing trips will be held every week from the first week in August onwards. Keep your eye out, theres over 180 selected venues in Queensland where you can be [...]

11 07, 2014

Juvenile black marlin are here, & spanish mackerel are firing!

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00July 11th, 2014|Fishing Reports|

There has been a number of juvenile black marlin getting around recently off Cairns. Unfortunately we are undertaking minor refit and haven’t had the chance to get out on this last week of great weather. Juvenile Black marlin are great for light tackle sportsfishing and are found in the cooler months from July to September. These early indications are looking good for what hopefully should [...]

1 12, 2013

Whale Sharks!

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00December 1st, 2013|Fishing Reports|

Whale Sharks Cairns Coral Sea adventures with Big Game offer you the opportunity of a lifetime to swim with Whale Sharks - the largest fish in the ocean. These gentle giants are friendly beasts that can grow up to 18 metres in length. Whale Sharks are plankton feeders and the warm waters in the Coral Sea support the growth of plankton. They use their wide [...]

31 07, 2013

Tiger Shark cage diving

By |2018-04-03T15:27:13+00:00July 31st, 2013|Trip Reports|

Shark Cage Diving Come and experience Tiger Sharks up close and personal in the natural habitat on the Great Barrier Reef. Tiger sharks are extraordinary predators that are capable of attaining a length over 5m (16ft), making them one of the largest in the food chain. Tigers are endangered and protected in Queensland waters. It's vitally important to continue education throughout about the species behaviour [...]