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Fish Tales Charters

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`Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing in Trinity Inlet, Cairns; River Fishing on the Mulgrave & Russell Rivers & Mutchero Inlet only 40 kms south of Cairns and Reef Fishing from...more
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Cairns Marlin Marina | Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

As a family we decided Darryl was our man to take us on a fishing charter while in Cairns for a holiday recently. Loved the way he operated, help us amateurs out so much he feel more confident, so confident we will be back to...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write a review on Tripadvisor. So good to hear you had a great time. When you are ready just call us/email us and let us know what you would like to do on your next charter. Look forward...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Thank you Darryl for a great afternoon, such an experience and we loved the variety of fish we caught. I would certainly recommend Fish Tales

Date of experience: February 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hi Keith and Dale, So nice to meet you and take you for an afternoon of estuary fishing. Makes us happy to know you had a great time. Many thanks Darryl and Raewyn

Reviewed February 9, 2019

We though why not try a little estuary fishing charter. We have been in Cairns about a week. Been on a few trip with large numbers of people; all we seen to hear is tourist whining about the weather. We thought it was great! Love...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

We love to hear that you enjoyed your stay while in Cairns. This is a great place. We would to have you back on board when next you are in Cairns. Many thanks Darryl and Raewyn

Reviewed February 7, 2019

We come three times a year to Cairns. This is one of the must do things to do while on our holidays. Staff on the phone are so nice and recognise of voices, fishing guide Darryl remembers us and all our trips like we are...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 15, 2019

This is the reason why we do this! We love hearing great reviews/feedback from our customers. Thank you for taking the time to write this review. We will see you next time! Cheers Darryl and Raewyn

Reviewed January 30, 2019

It was so wet! Raining cats and dogs is my way to describe the weather. Darryl tried really hard, spent a lots of time getting the right bait, up anchored and moved whenever a spot did not work. Caught a variety of fish species (for...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Hi Mia, Yes the heaven`s opened up for you. Don`t you just love the wet season; sometimes it is better to be raining as if the sun is shining it is so humid. Thanks for coming out with us. Do call us when next you...More

Reviewed January 24, 2019

We, a group of friends decided to have a spot of fishing and choose to go out with Darryl on his vessel. Brought a few drinks along, as well as lunch. Just loved Darryl, his passion, his gear was A1. Thoroughly recommend to anyone to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2019

Hi Mel, Thanks for the great review! Your charter is a very Ozzie thing to do. Cheers Mate!

Reviewed January 19, 2019

After a discussion with Darryl we took his suggestion of taking a morning charter with our kids. Loved meeting Darryl and him showing us around the estuary, mangroves and waterways. The kids learned so much. Caught a few different fish including mangrove jacks, fingermark, trevally,...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Thank you for taking the time to write your review about us. We love taking `kids fishing`. We select fishing spots where we can target multiple fish species generally on of smaller size, bring them on board to show the kids, allowing them to have...More

Reviewed January 19, 2019

Our Cairns fishing charter started with us making lots of phones calls to a variety of fishing operators to talk and find all the gossip. I can`t believe two of them where quite rude to us, easy decision to make-we won`t be going with them....More

Date of experience: December 2018
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded January 20, 2019

Hi General Lee, Thanks for taking the time to write your review. We are so glad you choose us to take your fishing charter. We loved having you onboard and we will see you next month when next you are in Cairns. A big thanks...More

Reviewed December 18, 2018

Recommended by the hotel for a charter with Darryl. I too, would love Darryl`s job and visiting his backyard every day. As a customer I was impressed by his work ethic-if a spot is not working, up anchor and move to the next. Job well...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 27, 2018

Hi Tucker, Thank you for your review. So nice to hear from you and we will see you soon. Cheers Darryl and Raewyn

Reviewed December 6, 2018

You got to met Darryl. He is absolutely gorgeous with a great personally. The fish where not playing the game, however Darryl kept moving and trying different baits. Thanks Darryl for a great time. We will be back, for sure.

Date of experience: November 2018
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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded December 8, 2018

Hi Carla, Thank you for choosing one of our estuary fishing charters. One of the things I do is move around-my theory is the fish are always on the move and we should be too! See you next time. Cheers Darryl

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Bill C
May 19, 2015|
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Response from FishTales01 | Property representative |
Thank you for your questions. An estuary is a nursery which is an extremely important part of the breeding cycle. We have smaller size fish to which live in an estuary there whole lives; we have fish species which that are... More
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Maurie1948
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Response from FishTales01 | Property representative |
As of Tuesday 20th May 2015 Share Charters Half Day Estuary Fishing is $95.00 Morning is 7.30 am to 12.00 pm-Afternoon is 1.00 pm to 5.30 pm. Full Day Estuary Fishing is $180.00 From 7.30 am to 12.00 pm and 1.00 pm to 5.30... More
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