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Tour ID: 10001579

Your Smooth Water River Fishing adventure begins in the shadows of Mountains and takes you through Rainforest covered National Parks the rivers start out as freshwater but turn to saltwater as it moves closer to the mouth, before finally entering the ocean.

The Russell/Mulgrave River is approximately 40kms South of Cairns is lesser known yet is nestled under Queensland's highest mountain, Mt Bartle Frere. It has premier sport fishing on offer, from bait to lure to fly-fishing.

Pick-up is around 6.30am (depending on location), to which we transport everything including the boat & trailer, the rods & PENN reels, all the bait & tackle, cool & hot drinks, morning & afternoon tea, lunch and your experienced fishing guide to the River. Selection of fishing spots are decided depending on tides and their movements, and target species (suggestions are welcome). Drop off is generally around 5.30pm. We take a maximum of six people to the river for a GREAT CAIRNS FISHING ADVENTURE.

Commonly, the River Charters can yield a bonanza of Barramundi, Queen Fish (Queenies), Grunter (Javelin Fish), GT's (Trevally), Thread Fin & Blue Salmon, Mangrove Jack as well as Fingermark, to name a few in the saltwater.

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Tour Details

  • Included in price:

    All top quality rods & PENN reels, all the bait (dead & live) & tackle, bottles of water & tea/coffee, a delicious lunch and you will be guided by our experienced fishing guide.

  • Available for purchase/hire:

  • Duration:

    10.5 hours

  • Departure:

    7:00 AM Daily
    6:30 AM Daily

  • Return:

  • Departure points:


  • Pickup/departure instructions:

    Please state accommodation in comments box on the booking form.

  • What to bring:

    Don't forget your camera for capturing that special moment. To really enhance the day, a few beers or a bottle of wine are a great treat; as well as your sunnies and hat.

  • Fitness level required:

    Not specified

  • Child policies:

    Children under 5 years must have at least been aboard a boat before. No child discounts apply.

  • Additional Information:

    Drop off is generally around 4.30pm

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