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Guided Fishing DownUnder

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3 weeks ago
“fantastic days fishing”
Feb 14, 2019
“A fine day’s fishing. Great guiding for all abilities.”
Fish the Fitzroy, Rockhampton is the home of the Barramundi! Explore the estuaries and delta of this vast system targeting Barra and King Threadfin. Fish for Saratoga in the unspoilt tributaries of the Fitzroy. Target Permit and other fly species on...more
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Rockhampton, Queensland, Australia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The conditions where not ideal but john put my father and I on the fish. Even bagging a trophy barra at 1.27cm. plenty of food and drinks where provided. a great day and a day I'll never forget.

Date of experience: March 2019
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Reviewed February 14, 2019

Stupendous day out on Lake Awoonga for 3 of us on a really tidy boat. Bit of a long drive from Rocky, but that’s where they were most likely to bite (see photo). John was an excellent guide to the region, helpful with both a...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Peta W, General Manager at Guided Fishing DownUnder, responded to this reviewResponded February 16, 2019

Thanks for the great review, it was a pleasure to take you all fishing, I enjoyed the day out with you and look forward to putting you onto a big Fitzroy Barra! Tight Lines! John Haenke

Reviewed July 5, 2018 via mobile

I had read various media representations that after banning commercial fishing on the Fitzroy 2 years ago, this massive river catchment was yielding enormous Barramundi and Threadfin at the doorstep of Rockhampton. Really?? After half a day out fishing the Fitzroy River with expert guide...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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John H, Owner at Guided Fishing DownUnder, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Thank you George, it was a pleasure to show you the Fitzroy, and next time we'll bag a Barra! The Fitzroy really is a remarkable system, and fish numbers are improving all the time, thanks to the ban on netting. I'd enjoy showing you the...More

Reviewed June 18, 2018

Another fantastic couple of days out with John - this time my first shot at fly and lure fishing out of Rockhampton. Went on the flats around North Keppel Island and way up the coast, covering a rich variety of locations. Unbelievably diverse range of...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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John H, Owner at Guided Fishing DownUnder, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2018

Hi Wayne, it's always a pleasure to take you fishing, and I'm glad you enjoyed the Capricorn Coast. I look forward to showing you the Fitzroy next time, and putting you onto some nice Barra and Threadfin!

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