Estuary Fishing - Cairns Inlet
The open waters, creeks and deep channels of the Cairns Estuary System are a paradise for anglers and fishermen alike. Cairns-Trinity Inlet is a State Marine Park, this natural habitat has numerous deep holes, mudflats, snags, and drop-offs making it a great location to catch a variety of fish species. The Cairns Estuary area has over 100kms of waterways just at our backdoor, so let us show you our backyard.
Common species of fish caught when Fishing in Cairns Inlet are Fingermark, Mangrove Jack, Estuary Cod, Grunter (Javelin Fish), Salmon, Queen Fish (Queenies), GT's (Trevally), Thread Fin Salmon, Bream, Mud Crabs and 'Every Cairns fishermans dream' ... The Barramundi!
Please note that lunch is not included in our Full Day option, you have approximately 1 hour free at the Cairns Marlin Marina with many lunch options nearby.
River Fishing - Russel, Mulgrave or Daintree Rivers
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.
The Daintree River is about 30kms North of Port Douglas, bordering on the World heritage Listed Rainforest of the Daintree National Park. This is a fishing frenzy with it`s extensive snags, gutters, holes, island and ever present wildlife. Due to the remoteness of your fishing destination, lunch is included on full day river fishing trips.
THE RIVER ROCKET is a 5.8 metre Fishing Charter Boat, built be SUBSEE Explorer Pty Ltd of Cairns, Australia. She is a 20foot flat-bottom punt, especially designed and built for the smooth waters of the estuaries and rivers systems of Far North Queensland.
Three of the latest additions to her include Garmin colour sounder & GPS, and she is powered by a fuel-injected four-stroke 115hp Suzuki Outboard.
Part of the design plan is to utilize all space available, not only for the fishing equipment and safety equipment but also give plenty of room to move around the boat for that 'prize catch' whilst putting less stress on the equipment and the fish.
She has a carpeted floor which is easy on your feet, no shoes required, but easy cleaned at the end of the day fresh and ready for tomorrow's adventures.
The two built in live-bait tanks keep the selection of bait fresh as a smorgasbord to tempt our saltwater species.
To keep the heat of the sun at bay, a canopy covers approximately 3/4 of the boat yet the front 1/4 of the boat is not covered, this allows room for the lure/fly fisherman to move when luring/fly fishing.