Update: Capt. Chad Mills and the team on Blue Lightning Charters have kicked off their 2019 sail season in style with a 10-9-9 yesterday (Thursday) at the Montebello Islands!
Fishing north Tuesday in the leadup to the marlin season Capt. Daniel Klein on Cookie went 4 from 5 blues fishing Fraser up to Musgrave. After a number of blues also reported last week, its fair to say the blues have arrived!
2019 Cairns Black Marlin Season Availability
Some great peak-season dates for this upcoming giant black marlin season are still available due to cancellations and otherwise. Listed below so get in touch!
Beluga Expeditions / Mothership
Available dates: 11th November onwards for mother-shipping bookings ex. Port Douglas
MINKE – 40ft Assegai Express
11th November onwards in conjunction with a mothership (Beluga)
Calypso Fishing Adventures
Available dates: July 13th through July 28th & August 14th to the 20th (light tackle and extended sports fishing trips Cairns to Lizard Island), September Heavy Tackle- 11-12-13 Cooktown to Cairns, 15-16-17 Cairns to Cooktown, December Heavy Tackle 1st to the 10th
KEKOA Sports Fishing
Sept 25-29 These dates have now been filled.
Available dates: 15th to 21st October ex. Port Douglas, 11th November onwards
Sea Fever Sportfishing
Available dates: 26th-30th October (Cooktown-Cooktown), 5-10 November, 11-15th November (Cairns-Cairns)
Available dates: Sept 17-23 Cairns to Cooktown, Sept 29 to Oct 3 Cooktown to Cooktown, Dec 5-15 Bundaberg to Gold Coast fishing Lady Musgrave and Fraser Island
Available dates: 1st to 6th October ex. Port Douglas/Cooktown, 20th November onwards ex. Port Douglas/Cairns