Queenfish Popper Sessions

Estuary Queenfish Sessions With the advent of winter, or the dry season, in North Queensland comes the welcome return of a very feisty visitor, the Queenfish. The cooler months see other species shut down, but the Queenfish’s arrival heralds the start of a frantic few...

Bucket List Gets A Hammering

Bucket List Gets A Hammering I recently had the pleasure of taking a keen angler fishing in Tropical North Queensland. He’d set himself up with a couple of trips he arranged through FishingCairns, one out to the reef to chase GT’s, the other up the river with me to...

Trinity Inlet Revitalised

Trinity Inlet has enjoyed Net-Free status now for around three years. With the nets out of the picture the local anglers have seen a boom in fish stocks and local catches. It was within a remarkably short amount of time that fishing in the Inlet started to...

Big Wet Leaves Rivers Revitalised

The wet season is slowly coming to an end, the Rivers have had a good flush and the water systems have been revitalised. At times the rivers have been unfishable due to high flows and poor water clarity. But the plus side is, as the levels come down, I've been able to...

Superstition On The Water

Superstition On the Water The morning got off to a shaky start with me banging on windows trying to get the attention of a mate to go fishing. The blame was squarely laid on the complications of an alarm clock that had too many settings, “Never mind, let’s get going,...

The “Uncanny Angler” Back On The Water

UNCANNY ANGLER BACK ON THE WATER Uncanny Angler – Back On The Water Some time before Xmas I sent the old Quintrex Explorer of to the workshop, since then Ive had to overcome a few set backs. I was in the process of getting the old girl into survey, tried a number of...

Copperlode Dam

Copperlode Dam with Fishing Cairns   Copperlode Dam I ran into Kim Anderson at a local tackle shop the other day, we got talking and he asked me up for a fish on the scenic Copperlode Dam. With my boat in the shop for a much needed facelift, I jumped...

Cairns Reef Fishing

REEF BONANZA with CAIRNS REEF FISHING An early start for me as I had to drop the young fella off at work for a 5am start, home for some breakfast, then pack the bag for the days entertainment. It was a lovely clear morning, a breeze was going to come up,...

What a Difference a Day Makes!

How did my recent trip to Cairns go? It was fantastic to catch up with my beautiful daughters, to take them to the movies (I love the movies - I watched 6 in total. Two on the plane over, two while in Cairns and another two on the return journey), to go to a magic...

The Holy Grail

The Holy Grail Easter is out of the way, all the holiday makers have gone home, it’s time to go fishing. Hitched up the tinny and headed off down the highway, the radio said it was already blowing 27 knots out on the reef. Not to worry, where I fish I get some...

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