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Address: Cairns Marina, Cairns, Queensland 4870, Australia
Phone Number: +61 7 4045 0234
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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`Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland,...

`Fish Tales` Charters operator from Cairns in Far North Queensland, Australia. We offer Estuary Fishing, River Fishing and Bluewater Fishing.On all our charters we supply all top quality rods & reels, all bait & tackle, bottles of water and tea/coffee and our experienced fishing guide.All you need to bring is sunnies, hat, camera and a few beers are OK.Vessel One: River Rocket Fishing Guide: Scott locations: Trinity Inlet(Estuary Fishing), Mulgrave and Russell Rivers.Vessel Two: Dont Know Fishing Guide: Darryl Locations: Trinity Inlet (Estuary Fishing)Bluewater (Inshore-Reef) Fishing from Cairns.

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Best charter I've ever been on!

My partner and I went reef fishing with this company and I will recommend them to everyone! The owner Daryl took us out and he was amazing! Sharing great stories and genuinely an... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Sarah A
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went reef fishing with this company and I will recommend them to everyone! The owner Daryl took us out and he was amazing! Sharing great stories and genuinely an all round top guy! We caught over a dozen big mouthed nannygai and my partner even caught and released a meter long golden trevally! We will definitely... More 

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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you very much for your great review. Well done to you both on a great day fishing with Darryl on our beautiful great barrier reef. Will be posting the great photos shortly to tripadvisor.com and @fishtalescairns. Call us when next you are in Cairns we would love to see you again. Your Hosts Raewyn and Darryl Fish Tales` Charters... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

My partner and I went out on the full day Russell river charter with darryl. There was only two of us that day and he still ran the boat unlike most other companies. Darryl is a legend , nothing was too much trouble. He's a funny guy , and really knows his stuff. he put us in all the good... More 

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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you Stephanie from your great review. We thank you for giving us the opportunity to show you around our gorgeous backyard (Mulgrave and Russell Rivers and Mutchero Inlet). Darryl loved having you on-board; next time we can easily organise a day out on our Bluewater (reef) fishing charter. We thank you very much. Kind Regards Your Hosts Darryl and... More 

Brisbane Region, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 October 2016

Fishtail charters are true professionals i have been going to cairns for the past 5 years and if you want catch good quailty reef fish Darryl will put on the spot for BIG REDS or Coral Trout. But if you really want a true fishing experiance then let Darryl take you GT fishing he puts you right on the money... More 

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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thanks for coming out with us again. Good to see and we love having you here. Darryl at Fish Tales` Charters Cairns Sportsfishing More 

Port Stephens, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016

This is the 2nd year I have fished with Darryl, having now enjoyed the reef, river & estuary trips, each one is different and each one is excellent. great boats, great tackle, fresh live bait each day, does not get any better. Now got the big 3 ticked off my list - barra, mangrove jack and golden snapper plus many... More 

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FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Hi Glen and many thanks for coming out with us again. As always a pleasure having your company on the boat. Let us know what other fish species are on your `list` and we will help you achieve them. Look forward to seeing you again this year. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts of Fish Tales` Charters More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2016 via mobile

My son and I went on the morning trip with Barry. As the weather was fine we went out to the in lead to try and hook a big one. Was a beautiful day out there, would have been better with a few fish on board, but you can't force them to behave! Barry was very knowledgeable and helped out... More 

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2 Thank Darren G
FishTales01, Owner at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Hi Darren, Thank you for coming out with us again. It was so good to see you. One definite thing we do it actively encourage the younger ones to be part of the charter. Barry enjoyed your company as well. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn and Barry More 

Brisbane, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016

Barry took us to net for our bait then took us to a couple off spots where we did catch a verity off fish. Barrys knowledge off fishing and conversation about fishing was great. Very happy to live bait your line for you as i had never used live bait before. if you have never fished before this is the... More 

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2 Thank Keith E
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you for coming out with us and having a great time. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts `Fish Tales` Charters More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

Our fishing guide Daryl was nice enough and tried to get us onto the fish. There was much happening with around 4 small fish caught between 6 of us. Daryl was honest in giving information. Apparently fishing the estuaries and rivers are tough going in the dry season. Best coming along in the wet season and trying otherwise go on... More 

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FishTales01, Owner/Operator `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. From the phone conversation you wished to join an estuary fishing for half day within the next two days. You where advised on the next available half day charter to which you joined. You where advised the fishing had been slow and there was only small fish species being caught, however there had been two... More 

Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 May 2016

Fish charter with plenty of experience. The weather was bad so we could not fish in the reef but only on the inlet, which I would not recommend as there was no fish and the setting was not that nice. The boat is well in shape and you can get water. You must have a certain tolerance for racist jokes... More 

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Southport, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 April 2016

Darryl is a Local who cares about all of his Visitors. He is Polite and Very Friendly and full of great stories. A Very Good Experience fishing with Darryl!

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1 Thank Mark T
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you coming out with us and enjoying what we have to offer as well as letting us show you around our back yard. Kind Regards Darryl and Raewyn Your Hosts of `Fish Tales` Charters More 

Brisbane, Australia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a morning fishing in and around Cairns mostly in the Trinity inlet estuary - weren't a lot of fish caught - about 6 in total. Informative morning with plenty of laughs. My only suggestion would be that the live bait could be caught before charter that way there is more time fishing.

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Thank Geoff P
FishTales01, Owner/Operator of `Fish Tales` Charters at Fish Tales Charters, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. Thank you for coming out with us on one of our estuary fishing charters. Fishing with the live-bait is the most productive way to target certain fish species. We target certain live-bait for certain fish species (certain times of the year the barramundi will only eat prawns). Cast netting for the live bait i.e. prawns,... More 

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