THE AREA OF COOKTOWN BOASTS A VARIED FISHING SCENE, ALL ACCESSIBLE FROM ONE BASE INCLUDING SPORT, REEF, GAME, ESTUARY AND SALTWATER.
Gone Fishing offers all types of fishing in many environments – reef, river, estuaries, coastlands, headlands, sweetwater and islands using lure, fly, live bait and pole fishing methods for all the great Northern fish – barramundi, mangrove jack, fingermark, mackerel, trevally, bream, queenfish, grunter, coral trout, red emperor, nannygai and tuna.
Tailor-made extended charters are our speciality. We pride ourselves on our personalised, professional service. Spend a week on our local rivers and reefs, returning at night to your accommodation in Cooktown.
Regular flights operate between Cairns and Cooktown.
“Gadget” is a custom-built 6 metre Hooker boat with a 140hp Suzuki outboard, electric motor and 2 live tanks. Gadget can accommodate 5 anglers and 4 for reef fishing.
Half day charters are 4.5 hours and operate in the mornings and afternoons. Your charter is timed to make the most of the tides and fishing.
A full day charter is 9 hours and includes lunch.
All charters include quality tackle, bait and refreshments. Gear is provided on a lost and replace basis.
If you are thinking of adventuring on into Cape York then Cooktown is an ideal spot to hone your techniques.