Captain
Ross Finlayson

Member since March 2015

Cairns, Australia

Background
Ross Finlayson is a Heavy Tackle and Light tackle/ Sportfishing professional. He has 29 years fishing experience from Cairns and all over Australia along with seasons in Hawaii. Marlin fishing is his passion along with all types of sport fishing.
Techniques
I love fishing for any billfish, especially Black and Blue marlin.

Hey, I'm Captain Ross Finlayson

Cairns, Australia
Background
Ross Finlayson is a Heavy Tackle and Light tackle/ Sportfishing professional. He has 29 years fishing experience from Cairns and all over Australia along with seasons in Hawaii. Marlin fishing is his passion along with all types of sport fishing.
Techniques
I love fishing for any billfish, especially Black and Blue marlin.

My Charter Listing

Ross Finlayson’s Marlin Charters

Cairns
trips from $1,782

Fishing Reports

Sailfish on the bite!

July 07, 2018

Fantastic day out with Brian and his 2 sons, 3 from 4 on Sailfish and a bunch of spanish mackerel. Read Full Report →


Big blue marlin, great weather.

March 16, 2017

Awesome day out with father and son from Germany. Justus caught his dream fish (blue marlin) in an exciting 1 hour fight to land a beautiful 250kg blue marlin. We lost another about the same size and raised a… Read Full Report →


Spanish Mackerel are on the bite!

April 09, 2016

Lots of Mackerel on the bite both on lures as well as dead baits. Really exciting stuff especially on the light Spin Rods. Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

Rating Summary
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4.58
out of 5 stars from 4 reviews
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100%
Appropriate for children
100%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Catch intended fish
67%
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Charles A.
Cape Town, Western Cape
 4.67
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Full Day

VERIFIED   January 6, 2018
The boat crew and captain are excellent well worth the money
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Irina M.
Australia
 5.00
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Full day charter

VERIFIED   December 9, 2016
Captain is very experienced , dedicated to provide the best satisfaction ... a lot of sites to get the best you want
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Greg L.
New Farm, Queensland
 4.67
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Top shot trip

VERIFIED   December 20, 2016
Great day caught some fish and met two good blokes who made myself and my son have an enjoyable day will be going out again...
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Mr. E. L.
Albany Creek, Queensland
 4.00
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Fishing with Ross

VERIFIED   December 7, 2016
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