Captain
Brad Craft

Member since August 2016 Cairns, Australia
Background
I have been involved in both sportfishing and recreational and commercial fishing since I was 16 and have worked tirelessly to stop illegal longlining in the coral sea. I have caught over 4000 black Marlin in the last 36 years, 450 of which have been in excess of 900 lb. The heaviest fish weighed 1304 lb. I weighed my first grander as a captain in 1990, and I am a past president of the Cairns Professional Gamefishing Assosciation.
Techniques
Dead bait, live bait, and lures. I mostly use circle hooks.

Hey, I'm Captain Brad Craft

Cairns, Australia
Background
I have been involved in both sportfishing and recreational and commercial fishing since I was 16 and have worked tirelessly to stop illegal longlining in the coral sea. I have caught over 4000 black Marlin in the last 36 years, 450 of which have been in excess of 900 lb. The heaviest fish weighed 1304 lb. I weighed my first grander as a captain in 1990, and I am a past president of the Cairns Professional Gamefishing Assosciation.
Techniques
Dead bait, live bait, and lures. I mostly use circle hooks.

My Charter Listing

Excellent
5.0 / 5
(4 reviews)
Cairns
Trips from US $2,844

Customer reviews

Rating summary
Excellent
5.0 / 5
out of 5 stars from 5 reviews
Boat
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Crew
Excellent
5.0 / 5
Experience
Excellent
5.0 / 5
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Angler rating
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Anglers claimed
Good experience
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Friendly captain
100%
Recommend this charter
80%
Appropriate for children
67%
Satisfied with the boat
100%
Caught fish
75%
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Michael M.
Excellent
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Marlin Fishing

VERIFIED   3-7 Day Trip on October 17, 2023
Was a great trip. The crew was great worked very hard for us. Food was great Captain and crew did lots of preparation so we...
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The captain canceled

VERIFIED   December 7, 2024
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Ongki S.
Edmonton, Queensland
Excellent
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Full Day with Captain Brad Craft and his crews

VERIFIED   3-7 Day Trip on November 26, 2018
Experienced marlin fishing in many parts of the world and yet Cairns is still top of the list. Captain Brad Craft and...
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Richard B.
Caldwell, ID
Excellent
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Two day trip with Black Marlin

VERIFIED   3-7 Day Trip on November 4, 2019
Absolutely an outstanding trip. Great boat, captain and crew. Did everything they could to make it a great experience. Caught...
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Gary C.
Singapore, Singapore
Excellent
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2 days with Captain Brad

VERIFIED   3-7 Day Trip on November 23, 2018
Captain and crew were great. Food is good.
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