Paradise Sportfishing Adventures
One of our top picks in Cairns. Captain John of Paradise Sportfishing Adventures specializes in calm-water estuary fishing excursions throughout the productive Cairns Trinity Inlet. John owns and operates a 7.5 meter (25ft) custom-built estuary boat, propelled by a 130HP Honda four-stroke outboard engine, with a maximum passenger capacity of 8 anglers per trip. The vessel is outfitted with a range of navigational utilities, including radio, Fishfinder and a Garmin 451S GPS plotter-sounder combo. It also sports a full cover from the shade as well as a toilet on board, allowing John to cover the Trinity inlet in both speed and comfort.
Trinity Inlet is known by being well protected due to an expansive mangrove system making sure that you have a peaceful day of fishing, even if the wind does decide to show up. Each fishing tour with Capt. Hangodi starts at the Marlin Marina, catching live bait for the day by throwing cast nets. Specific bait varies depending on a range of factors, although John finds herrings, prawns and mullet to be the most effective and typically the easiest to catch.
After securing the bait, it’s time to move up the Trinity Inlet, where depending on the season you’ll be going up against the likes of the famous Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Queenfish, Trevally, Salmon, Fingermark and a variety of other species. The day is typically split in two, with an early morning charter aimed at the early risers, and an afternoon trip for those that like to sleep in.
All trips with Paradise Adventures include quality fishing gear (Shimano Raider 6ft Barra Flicksticks and Eggbeater Spinning Reels), live bait as well as soft drinks. The boat also features a cooler on board, so loading it with a few cold beers won’t be a problem. If you caught anything you’d like to keep for dinner, Captain John will be happy to help you clean and fillet your catch following the trip.
Captain John of Paradise Sportfishing Adventures specializes in calm-water estuary fishing excursions throughout the productive Cairns Trinity Inlet. John owns and operates a 7.5 meter (25ft) custom-built estuary boat, propelled by a 130HP Honda fou
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About the Captain
Member since July 2014
Cairns Fishing Calendar
Went fishing on July 11, 2017
Mike was great
however fishing was poor
Would have liked to try more spots and techniques
Fished July 2017Fished July 11, 2017Kane Farnsworth recommends Paradise Sportfishing Adventures
Went fishing on May 23, 2017
Great trip with captain Mick, would of been better if we caught more fish, but very enjoyable and
Fished May 2017Fished May 23, 2017Mark Wilson recommends Paradise Sportfishing Adventures
Went fishing on May 21, 2017
Great trip. John contacted us on booking to check what we wanted out of the trip. John is a great captain and entertaining and fun to go out fishing with. Highly recommended to everyone. We had kids and grandparents on board and all loved it
Thanks heaps Paradise fishing from all of us
Fished May 2017Fished May 21, 2017Andre Davies recommends Paradise Sportfishing Adventures
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