All Tackle Sportfishing

The Marlin Marina Cairns
Cairns QL, Australia

All Tackle Sportfishing are based out of Cairns, in Tropical North Queensland, Australia. They offer half and full day guided fishing trips to Trinity Inlet (within walking distance from the CBD), and full day trips to some of the local rivers just south of Cairns.

Their newly restored 20’ Cairns Custom Craft boat is powered by a 90HP Honda outboard motor. It features a spacious deck with a large cover for shade, and can comfortably accommodate up to six anglers. It also comes equipped with GPS, fishfinder, VHF radio, live bait tank, and ice box for your drinks and snacks.

All Tackle Sportfishing offer both shared and private fishing charters, which are suitable for all levels of experience. Their half day trips are popular for those with limited time, while the full day river trips are often preferred by those who are a little more serious about their fishing. Private charters are limited to a maximum of 4 people for the full day river trips. Target species include Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon, Grunter, Trevally, Bream, Queenfish, Fingermark and more. The local wildlife is another added bonus, and the Saltwater Crocodile is not an unusual encounter in any of the local waterways!

The crew will supply you with top-quality tackle and bait, as well as a lifetime of local knowledge and guiding experience, while lunch will also be provided on full day river trips. Don’t forget to bring your sunglasses, sunscreen, hat and camera, and you are more than welcome to bring a couple of beers along, however the crew emphasize that responsibility is preferred. Pickups are available by prior arrangement.


Select date to see available trips and rates:

  • Private trip
    Full Day Trip -River(Private) max 4
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 664
    up to 6 persons
    Location will be dependent on conditions at the time, however generally to the South of Cairns. Approximately 40 mins drive. This trip is by prior arrangement and all trips must be confirmed by 7pm the night before travelling.
  • Private trip
    Half Day Trip -Estuary (Private)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 430
    up to 6 persons
    This is a private charter for 6 people max. You will be fishing in the Trinity Inlet and adjoining creeks, as well as the flats area in front of the city. Target fish include Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon, Grunter, Trevally, Bream, Queenfish, Fingermark and more. Bait and tackle provided.
  • Shared trip
    Full Day Trip - River(Shared) max 4
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    8 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 166
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Fishing is generally to the South of Cairns in Russell/Mulgrave rivers. Occasionally North of the city in the Barron River. Target species include Barramundi, Finger Mark, Mangrove Jack, Bream, Grunter and more.
  • Shared trip
    Half Day Trip - Estuary (Shared)
      FREE Cancellation 3 days notice
    4 hours trip, starts at 7:00 AM
    US$ 71
    per person
    2 persons minimum
    Half Day trips depart at 7:30am and 1:00pm. You will go fishing in the Trinity Inlet and adjoining creeks, as well as the flats area in front of the city. Target fish is the Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon, Grunter, Trevally, Bream, Queenfish, Fingermark and more. Trips include all fishing tackle and bait, as well as soft drinks.
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About this listing

Targeted Species

  Barramundi
  Bream
  Bream, Fingermark
  Grunter (Javelin)

  Queenfish
  Snapper (Mangrove)

Boat Specs

Cairns Custom Craft (Aluminum fishing) originally built in 1993, and restored in 2016. Powered by a 130HP Yamaha engine, with a maximum cruising speed of 30 knots.

Length
20 ft
Capacity
6 persons

Types of Fishing

River Fishing
Nearshore Fishing
Wreck Fishing
Flats Fishing

Fishing Techniques

Light Tackle
Bottom Fishing
Trolling
Spinning
Jigging
Popping
Fly Fishing
Drift Fishing

Amenities

GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box
GPS
Life Jackets
Fishfinder
Live Bait Well
Ice Box

Trip Includes

Rods, reels & tackle
Live Bait
Lures
Catch cleaning & filleting
Snacks
Drinks

Policies

FREE Cancellation
You can cancel or change your booking free of charge up to 3 days before the trip date.
Pickup agreed upon reservation
Transfer to/from departure site may be available and included in price depending on your location and distance from the dock.
Child Friendly
You Keep Catch
Catch and Release Allowed

Payment

Book with 20% deposit
When the captain confirms your trip, FishingBooker charges your credit card a 20% deposit to guarantee your reservation.
Pay remaining balance to captain
The remaining balance is to be paid directly to the charter operator on or prior to your trip date in one of the following payment methods:
Cash

About the Captain

Justin Gibbins
Cairns, Queensland, Australia
Member since May 2016
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I started guiding full time in 1990 due to my obsession with fishing. This hasn't subsided in the slightest. If anything, it could best be described as a condition. I can honestly say I have spent more hours and years guiding and fishing our local Estuary and rivers than most people. Nothing compares to local knowledge.
Response time: within an hour
Response rate: 100%

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4.83 out of 5 stars from 14 reviews

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Experienced operator. Thorough knowledge of local area.

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