BLACK MARLIN BLOG
Home of Marlin Fishing in Australia
The Black Marlin Blog is the brainchild of second generation charter fisher-woman Kelly Dalling Fallon. For 15 years Kelly reported live marlin fishing action from the Cairns giant black marlin season, as well as marlin fishing reports from a network of professional and recreational skippers and anglers all the way along the Australian coastline. While Kelly no longer reports live, she is still a big part of the Australian marlin fishing community and the site remains a useful resources for anglers wanting to learn more about the diverse marlin fishing Australia has to offer…including overseas anglers hoping to fish here after Covid restrictions ease. Follow Kelly on Instagram below or read on for more.
Detailed destination guides to marlin fishing in Cairns, Gold Coast, Port Stephens to name a few.
Australian Top 10
Kelly’s top 10 Australian marlin fishing destinations and why you should fish there!
Marlin Report Archives
Over 15 years of marlin fishing reports live here. Search by date and location and type of fishing.
Marlin Stock Photography
Marlin stock photography – Kelly has a library of about 15,000 images. Have something in mind?
Booking a live aboard marlin fishing charter
Why choose to do a live aboard marlin fishing charter as well as what you can expect on board.
Online Photo Gallery
Looking for a marlin image for your wall or a gift, you can find Kelly’s online photographic portfolio here. Canvas, prints, metal or digital downloads to have printed yourself.
Graphic Art Prints
Kelly draws marlin art when she is not behind the camera. As an artist she prefers bright and bold colours in a distinctive simplified style of graphic digital art featuring billfish and other fish species close to her heart.
Custom Marlin Fabrics
As another artistic element Kelly designs and sells marlin fabrics via her Spoonflower storefront. These fabrics have been used to make closes, bags and masks among other things!
Release them healthy
Keep them wet. No marlin hugging. Juvenile black marlin release tips!
Do the right thing
Giving credit where credit is due! Using images on the internet.