Cairns Marlin Memorabilia About Town (and beyond)
Cairns rose to prosperity as the undisputed black marlin capital of the world and there are still plenty of opportunities to see a small portion of that historical memorabilia around town.
Cairns Marlin Sculpture
On the waterfront (between C & D Fingers) at the Cairns Marlin Marina you will find the 50th Anniversary commemorative life-size 1000lb black marlin sculpture commissioned by the CPGFA (and unveiled in 2016) by marine artist Craig Smith.
Where: Cairns Marlin Marina, The Pier Cairns
Cock N Bull Pub/Tavern
The Cock N Bull displays the largest collection of full size fish mounts, tournament trophies, rods, reels, Australian and world records, paintings, prints and photographs featuring magic moments in Cairns’ gamefishing history, legacy of the now defunct Cairns GFC.
Mounts include Bob Dyer’s 1,098lb 1972 World Record.
Where: 6 Grove Street, North Cairns