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Cairns marlin season shirts

One week to go before orders close for the rest of the season (available also for pickup on KEKOA). AUD $55 each. Order online here! Epic CAIRNS MARLIN SEASON photo montage performance shirts featuring some of the big name boats who fish this wonderful fishery hooked for the “Late Bite” on Number 10 Ribbon Reef […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Big marlin season 2017

More reports from the start of the 2017 Cairns giant black marlins season that is kicking off now.  Yesterday Capt. Daniel Carlson’s Little Audrey hit the water for his first day of the season going 2 from 3. A great start made better that the first fish, for owner Phil Webster was a real one […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Let it begin

It’s crossover month in Cairns which means that while we are still catching the juvie black marlin, the heavy tackle fish are starting to show up as well. And show up they have~! Port Hacking GFC members Darrell Mann, Glenn Parris and Todd Parris have been on board Capt. Bill Billson’s Viking II for the […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Cairns light tackle & the fleet arrives

More of the southern fleet boats are arriving in Cairns and heading north as boats begin to switch over from light to heavy tackle.  Capt. Daniel Klein is at the helm of Onsite for the 2017 and picked away at a couple of juvies before returning to Cairns yesterday morning.  Capt. Ross Finlayson’s Top Shot […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



More Cairns Light Tackle, Heavy Tackle starting

More good light tackle fishing off Cairns after a short lull as the water turned over last week.  Boats fishing mid-week were disappointed not to see the numbers reported Monday/Tuesday. But the fish returned again with Capt. Darren “Biggles” Haydon’s Bounty Hunter recording a 3 from 5 on Friday and 4 from 4 Saturday with […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



FNQ Firing marlin and sails

Cairns Light & Heavy September in Cairns is always a busy month as crews arrive in preparation of the big marlin season. Its also a great crossover month with the juvenile blacks still around and the bigger fish starting to show up. This year’s NQ little black marlin season has been a cracker and we […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Dunk Island Classic, Cairns, barramundi fishing & Bluewater Magazine Issue 126

Updated:  Full prize winners at the end of this post. The return of the Dunk Island Classic was held on the weekend with 14 boats competing for the first time out of Dunk in many years. Great to see the tournament back at the island! Unfortunately Day 1 fishing was tough though picked up yesterday […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Cairns Bluewater tourney report & Sydney swords

Full Telstra Business Centre Cairns Bluewater Billfish Comp winners and grinners. Fish numbers and more details in yesterday’s report. Thank you to Paul and Sharon Poulter for sharing with us. Sorry its in all caps….I’m not shouting I promise! PAKULA PHOTO COMPETITION THE BEST PHOTO/ VIDEO TAKEN DURING THE TOURNAMENT WITH A PAKULA LURE; SIMON […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Cairns light tackle fires

With the presentation held last night its a bit early to go chasing the official tournament report but a quick update on the winners and grinner and most importantly the fantastic fishing from the last several days off Cairns. Total tournament stats in the region of 247 tags for 35 boats in 3 days has […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.



Telstra Business Centre Cairns Bluewater Tourney Day 1

Updated Day 2:  The first fish was hooked up at only 2 minutes into fishing yesterday but a tougher fight gave Paul Poulter on Think Big a nervous wait to record the first marlin at 08:18am! And it was another great day on the water with it becoming more of a two boat race leading […]

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© Kelly Dalling Fallon 2005-2016.