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Offshore

Cooktown Offshore

Join us for a trip of a lifetime to fish the reefs offshore of the historically rich town of Cooktown including the Ribbon Reefs. This area is home to some of the world’s largest fish from 1000lb Black Marlin to large numbers of GT’s, Yellowfin tuna and a myriad of different reef species.

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Group Size

4 max

Duration

6 nights & 5 Full Fishing Days

Time To Go

Jan-Mar

Vessels

32ft Center
Console

Accommodation

Luxury Apartment

Tour Overview

Arrival day is always buzzing with the anticipation of what the week is going to bring. Nothing beats cold beers on the apartment veranda while you’re rigging up all your gear and getting to know the guys you will be fishing with for the next week.   

As we fish our way through the fishing grounds each day you will soon see the abundance of life that this region has to offer. The vast numbers of GT’s, Spanish Mackerel, Red Bass, Blue Fin Trevally and the usual suspects found around the reef such as Coral Trout, Red Bass, Job Fish and the list goes on. Don’t be surprised at the ability to tally up a species count well into the double figures on a day spent fishing this region.

This trip was put together for the angler who prefers to sit back in the comfort of an apartment on terra firma without having to compromise on the quality of the fishing trip and the experience. Come back at the end of the day to a brand-new renovated apartment and enjoy the best the far north has to offer! Join us for the once in a lifetime adventure!

Inclusions

Cooktown Species

Itinerary

Day 1

Fly into Cooktown

Day 2-6

Fish all day

Day 7

Fly out from Cooktown

Accomodation

Luxury Apartment

You will be staying in the comforts of a new modern, clean, self contained luxury appartment. The apartment has 3 bedrooms : 2 x Queens rooms and 1 room with 2 x King single beds. 2 bathrooms, laundry facilities a large kitchen and lounge room with a great spacious balcony and BBQ to cook your catch up each night.

Only a short walk each day down to the wharf and only a 5 min walk to all the restaurants and bars in town. Its a fantastic location right in the centre of town.

Rod & Reel Hire Available

If you don’t have your own gear, don’t worry!! We have extremely high end gear available to our guests for hire, it is a one-off fee for the duration of the trip. We make sure it is maintained and kept up to the condition it needs to be to stop those giants. Our rods are ASWB Indian Pacific GT Tamer PE 8-10 rods, paired up with a Shimano 18000SW Saragosa and spooled with 100lb P8 braid by Platypus fishing lines. The light outfits are also ASWB PE 4-5 outfits paired with Shimano Saragosa 6000SW spooled with Platypus P8 50lb braid. 

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