Port Douglas fishing, If fishing takes your fancy, then you must drop a line in the waters off Port Douglas. Whether you are a novice or a professional angler, you will find a tailor-made experience in a range of pristine estuary, island and reef locations.
This part of the world is particularly famous for game fishing. During the warmer months of the year, several charters will take you to the Outer Reef for an unforgettable experience.
With some of the best table fish on offer, its little wonder that fishing is so prevalent in Port Douglas.
Straight off the Great Barrier Reef, try your luck for coral trout, red emperor, nannygai, Spanish mackerel and trevally.
Port Douglas is World famous, offering the best Black Marlin fishing grounds. There are plenty of excellent opportunities to catch 1000 lb + book your trip in any of the months ending in R – September right through to the end of December.
Most of the year, there are great opportunities to catch giant trevally, sailfish, tuna, mahi-mahi and wahoo.
Estuaries and local Rivers
Local rivers and estuaries provide excellent fishing locations. Daintree River, Dickson Inlet, Mowbray River and Muddy Creek are popular locations try your luck for Barramundi, Tarpon, threadfin salmon, mangrove jack, fingermark and queenfish.
Port Douglas locals recommend fishing for grunter, bream and flathead at Southern Four Mile Beach, Rex Smeal Park, Shipwreck Wharf and the Marina Road wall.
Port Douglas and the Great Barrier Reef provide the best choice and location.