Gone Fishing Cairns

Member since October 2015

Cairns, Australia

Background
Jim has extensive knowledge of the local area having lived in the area for over 30 years and run fishing trips in the Cairns inlet for over a 15 years. He has worked on game boats fishing for Marlin and sailfish and fished the reef for bottom fish.

Gone Fishing Cairns

Cairns, Australia
Background
Jim has extensive knowledge of the local area having lived in the area for over 30 years and run fishing trips in the Cairns inlet for over a 15 years. He has worked on game boats fishing for Marlin and sailfish and fished the reef for bottom fish.

Our Charter Listings

 
Cairns
trips from
US$ 75

Fishing Reports

Barra Bonaza

April 08, 2016

The fishing has been a Barra bonanza over the last few days with the big run in tides on the morning charter. Bait has been plentiful to gather with the cast net with the barras preference being live mullet.… Read Full Report →

Customer Reviews

3.80 out of 5 stars from 10 reviews

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Went fishing on Thursday, June 29, 2017

Dan was great, we really enjoyed his humor and knowledge. Unfortunately the weather or tide was not perfect. However we caught a lot of bream and a large bat fish. All in all it was very enjoyable even though we didn’t get a GT.

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, June 26, 2017

We had a great morning fishing and the experience was really enjoyed by my nine year old grandson who loves fishing but has had little experience.  The captain was very patient with him. He let my grandson pull in the bait cast net and various catches throughout the morning. There were only three clients on the boat in total.  That was great. It’s a pity that the fish we all caught were all under-size and had to thrown back.  It would have been nice to get at least one keeper for dinner.  But I guess that’s fishing.  There are never any guarantees. It was a great morning anyway.

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Thursday, June 22, 2017
Anand Raju does not recommend Gone Fishing Cairns

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, June 9, 2017

Fished June 2017

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Went fishing on Friday, April 14, 2017

Had a wonderful morning fishing in cairns with jim from gone fishing.  I would recommend this charter to anyone.  Jim was very patient and knowledgeable and kept us entertained with his tips and stories. I caught the fish of the day which Jim kindly cleaned and packed in ice for me to take.

Fished April 2017

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Went fishing on Monday, December 5, 2016
Irina Menshikova does not recommend Gone Fishing Cairns

Fished December 2016

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Went fishing on Wednesday, June 29, 2016

Very poor and disappointing fishing but not related to the guide just the conditions

Fished June 2016

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Went fishing on Tuesday, June 14, 2016

We had only five hours or so, but fully enjoyed fishing! The captain is so nice guy and kindly taught us how to do.

Fished June 2016

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Gone Fishing Cairns (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Thanks Akiko. Glad you had a good time. I have attached a photo of the Fingermark you caught.


Went fishing on Monday, May 2, 2016

we were on our honeymoon and had a great morning on GONE FISHING..We didnt catch any fish but it didnt matter…the captain was so easy going and very helpful..

Fished May 2016

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Gone Fishing Cairns (The Captain)
Replied to this review on Friday, May 6, 2016

Thanks David. I am sorry that the fish didn’t participate but glad you had a good time. Cheers Jim

Went fishing on Monday, March 28, 2016

Australian navy in the zone.

Doug Smith does not recommend Gone Fishing Cairns

Fished March 2016

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