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Gone Fishing Cairns

Member since October 2015 Cairns, Australia
Background
Captain Russell has extensive knowledge of the local area, having lived here for over 25 years. He has been fishing in the Cairns inlet for over 15 years. Capt. Russell has grown up on game boats fishing for Marlin and Sailfish and fished the reef for bottom fish. You are sure to have a great day fishing with him.

Hey, we're Gone Fishing Cairns

Cairns, Australia
Background
Captain Russell has extensive knowledge of the local area, having lived here for over 25 years. He has been fishing in the Cairns inlet for over 15 years. Capt. Russell has grown up on game boats fishing for Marlin and Sailfish and fished the reef for bottom fish. You are sure to have a great day fishing with him.
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Gone Fishing Cairns

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A day on Cairns Inlet
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Good experience
87%
Friendly captain
97%
Recommend this charter
91%
Appropriate for children
94%
Satisfied with the boat
98%
Catch intended fish
50%
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Christine T.
Brookline, MA
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Half day with Russell

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on September 11, 2021
Awesome day out on the water. Although unfortunate day for fishing. The week leading up was absolute miserable weather and...
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Luke W.
Currumbin, QLD
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A day on Cairns Inlet

VERIFIED   Full Day Trip – Shared on October 17, 2021
Great day out on the water. Caught a number of different species: Reef Shark; Shovel Nose; Fingermark; Threadfin; Grunter;...
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Jeff H.
Townsville, Queensland
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Great experience, highly recommended

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Private (PM) on June 29, 2021
My two boys and I had a great afternoon, despite the rain. Our skipper (great bloke, and extremely knowledgeable) worked hard...
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Heiko H.
Australia
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Half day trip with Russel.

VERIFIED   NEW  Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on November 6, 2021
Highly recommend that trip. Russell got great knowledge about fishing. The boat and equipment are in great shape. My son and...
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Richard T.
Brisbane, QLD
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Half Day Trip with Captain Russ

VERIFIED   Half Day Trip – Shared (AM) on June 10, 2021
Went out today four 4 hours.  Boat left on time.  Captain Russ was very welcoming and totally professional.  He is also...
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