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Fish Tales Charters

#42 of 68 Boat Tours & Water Sports in Cairns Features Animals
Cairns Marina | Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
+61 7 4045 0234
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Cairns Estuary Fishing
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`Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing, River Fishing and Bluewater Fishing. On all our charters we supply all top quality rods & reels, all bait & tackle, bottles of water and tea/coffee and our experienced fishing guide. All you need to bring is sunnies, hat, camera, sunscreen and a few beers are OK. Vessel One:River Rocket fishing guide: Barry include locations: Trinity Inlet(Estuary Fishing), Mulgrave and Russell Rivers. Vessel Two: Dont Know Fishing Guide: Darryl Locations: Trinity Inlet (Estuary Fishing)Bluewater (Inshore-Reef) Fishing from Cairns.
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  • Average9%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible0%
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Hours Today: 6:30 AM - 8:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Cairns Marina | Wharf Street, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
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+61 7 4045 0234

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Reviewed July 8, 2016 via mobile

My son and I went on the morning trip with Barry. As the weather was fine we went out to the in lead to try and hook a big one. Was a beautiful day out there, would have been better with a few fish on...More

2  Thank Darren G
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2016

Hi Darren, Thank you for coming out with us again. It was so good to see you. One definite thing we do it actively encourage the younger ones to be part of the charter. Barry enjoyed your company as well. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn...More

Reviewed July 5, 2016

Barry took us to net for our bait then took us to a couple off spots where we did catch a verity off fish. Barrys knowledge off fishing and conversation about fishing was great. Very happy to live bait your line for you as i...More

2  Thank Keith E
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 6, 2016

Thank you for your review. Thank you for coming out with us and having a great time. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts `Fish Tales` Charters

Reviewed July 3, 2016 via mobile

Our fishing guide Daryl was nice enough and tried to get us onto the fish. There was much happening with around 4 small fish caught between 6 of us. Daryl was honest in giving information. Apparently fishing the estuaries and rivers are tough going in...More

2  Thank Sebastian A
FishTales01, Owner/Operator `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you for your review. From the phone conversation you wished to join an estuary fishing for half day within the next two days. You where advised on the next available half day charter to which you joined. You where advised the fishing had been...More

Reviewed April 30, 2016

Fish charter with plenty of experience. The weather was bad so we could not fish in the reef but only on the inlet, which I would not recommend as there was no fish and the setting was not that nice. The boat is well in...More

Thank Marian G
Reviewed April 24, 2016

Darryl is a Local who cares about all of his Visitors. He is Polite and Very Friendly and full of great stories. A Very Good Experience fishing with Darryl!

1  Thank Mark T
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you for your review. Thank you coming out with us and enjoying what we have to offer as well as letting us show you around our back yard. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts of `Fish Tales` Charters

Reviewed April 21, 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a morning fishing in and around Cairns mostly in the Trinity inlet estuary - weren't a lot of fish caught - about 6 in total. Informative morning with plenty of laughs. My only suggestion would be that the live bait could be caught before...More

Thank Geoff P
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

Thank you for your review. Thank you for coming out with us on one of our estuary fishing charters. Fishing with the live-bait is the most productive way to target certain fish species. We target certain live-bait for certain fish species (certain times of the...More

Reviewed November 17, 2015 via mobile

Did the morning half day your and had a ball. Barry was a great host and did his best to put us on fish and we all managed to catch including a big mangrove jack and a nice GT. Got to see a sea eagle...More

1  Thank Panky023
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2016

On behalf of Barry, Thank you very much for coming out with us. Let us know when you are in Cairns again, we look forward to hearing from you. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn

Reviewed October 17, 2015

We paid top dollar to get a private charter, the skipper wasn't happy about taking us, frequently saying, too old for this. Tide was wrong, we weren't fro the area so were unaware of this. When we asked if fish were good eating, we were...More

4  Thank Trudy A
Reviewed October 13, 2015

Up the creek for bait, fishing and some wildlife watching including feeding a white bellied sea eagle and a tiny saltie (croc). Fun for half a day and we all caught some fish, a couple worth keeping and eating, even on a bad day. Probably...More

Thank john g
Reviewed September 16, 2015

Where in the world do you fish without being able to pick up your rod. Apparently (???) the fish just jump on the hook here. That may be so, but I think it has more to do with the reluctance to warn about possible rod...More

Thank Cosmoss
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this reviewResponded October 16, 2015

Thank you for your review. Our fishing guide (has over 40 years experience in the charter fishing from Cairns) explained to everyone in the demonstration, if you leave the rod in the holder we wait for the fish to take the bait-it has a high...More

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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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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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