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Fishing Tours along the Great Barrier Reef and Estuary with Fishen Charter Port Douglas

Fishing in Port Douglas

As a popular fishing destination for fishing enthusiasts, Port Douglas is known as one of the very best fishing spots in Australia. 

Port Douglas is the nearest port to the magnificent Great Barrier Reef. There are not only plenty of big catches to be had, but also the diversity of the region keeps fishing enthusiasts come back year after year. There are many kinds of good eating fish that inhabit local waterways all the year round and as Port Douglas is home to reef, river and estuary fishing, anglers are undoubtedly to be in for a satisfying fishing expedition in Port Douglas. 

From calm water estuary fishing of barramundi and Mangrove jack are on offer, to reef fishing on the outer barrier reef where Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Spanish Mackerel are the prize, Port Douglas is a prime fishing hub. Whether you want to experience on a hook off the river, or take a sportfishing on the outer reef, Fishen Charter in Port Douglas will provide you with an unforgettable experience. 

Port Douglas Reef Fishing

Port Douglas River and Estuary Fishing

Tropical North Queensland is blessed with some of the best natural scenery in the world. The region is unique in the fact that it is the only place on earth where three distinctively different, and magnificently diverse environments coexist, that are, the Great Barrier Reef, the Daintree Rainforest and further west, the Gulf Savannah.

For a calm water experience, there is nothing better than spending a half day in the wild Port Douglas rivers and estuary fishing. As is known to all, the most popular fishing sites are Daintree River, Muddy Creek, Dickson Inlet, and Mowbray River.

Set your lines for catching some Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Trevally, Queenfish, or Fingermark. Port Douglas river as well as estuary fishing will provide abundant catches throughout the year. 

Fishing out on the Great Barrier Reef from Port Douglas makes for an excellent day. There possess the complete food chain, with the mass of corals providing shelter and food as predator seats predators. This abundance of life provides a great opportunity for visiting anglers to capture some truly spectacular fish.

Reef fishing is commonly called "Bottom Bouncing", where anglers apply 60-100lb of handline and rod techniques to target such prized eating fish such as Coral Trout, Red Emperor and Nannygai.


This style of fishing gives anglers the best possible chance to catch these superb fighting and delicious fish.

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