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Fishing Reports

Latest Reports

Marlin caught on Shaka game boat Port Douglas
On Tender Hooks

In August we saw a crippling effect on our fishing charter vessels due to COVID with an 85% reduction in trade. We are not sure how the September figures will pan out but we know it will be a mere shadow of normal times in what is typically one of our busiest periods of the year

August Line Burner Available

With another massive hit taken for tourism and our charter boats this month we've still managed to get a great read for you with what's been going on in FNQ.

Queenfish caught near the Daintree River
You Just Gotta' Get Here!

Once again in the tropics we find ourselves in turbulent times with the COVID situation. For several months we were tracking nicely and now we have found ourselves watching tens and tens of thousands of dollars of bookings fall by the wayside with cancellations from right across the country.

Red Emperor fish caught on Dragon Lady fishing charters Port Douglas
July Line Burner Available

The fishing has been nothing short of sensational. It will make you want to visit here all so more when you all can.

Fish caught on Saltaire charters
Extraordinary Period in FNQ

With the onset of our winter pattern the fishing has taken a bizzare twist in our neck of the woods and it is all positive.

Fish caught on Dragon Lady charter
June edition of Line Burner magazine

June has been a big month on the water with our fleet of boats kicking some major butt plus there's more to sink your teeth into. Hope you can get up here with good fishing to be had from our end.

Nice fish caught at Port Douglas
Winter Fishing in the Tropics

By the end of May and early June it was quite evident that our cooler months were upon us with what we consider chilly winds and associated rain to contend with.

Nice fish caught at Port Douglas
May Edition of Line Burner Magazine

The May Line Burner is now on-line for easy download.

Giant trevally caught on On the Daintree Charters
Bring it On!

With a good dosing of wet weather which dumped in excess of over 1m of rain at the end of April it seems we are set up for some electrifying times ahead. This big drop of water goes a long way to setting up the rest of the year.

Queenfish caught off Port Douglas
April Edition of Line Burner Magazine

The April Line Burner is now on-line for easy download.

Coral Trout
Firing on All Cylinders

FNQ has finally kicked into gear with really positive signs of tourists visiting Port Douglas and the fishing has really started to turn it on as well. It seems the wet season is behind us and the seasons have changed.

Two happy anglers with a Barramundi fish
March Edition of Line Burner Available

The March Line Burner is now available! Let all your friends know because we have some very interesting stuff this past month, including great fishing reports from our dedicated team of charters exclusive to Fishing Port Douglas.