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Where to go fishing, Far North Queensland, Queensland

Weipa

Weipa is a fisherman’s dream, known as the Barramundi capital of Queensland this small oasis town offers anglers some of the most...
Weipa
4.5 (90%) 6 votes
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Palm Creek

Palm Creek is another small estuary system between Ingham and Townsville. It is rather isolated and from our research has little fishing...
Palm Creek
3.5 (70%) 2 votes
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Port Douglas

The Dickson Inlet is home to some of best fishing charters in Australia for reef fishing. The Dickson Inlet is a moderately...
Port Douglas
2.7 (53.33%) 3 votes
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Mossman River

Mossman River is a small estuary system with fresh water upstream and home to several large crocodiles – which makes for a very...
Mossman River
3 (60%) 1 vote
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Saltwater Creek

Fishing Saltwater Creek is similar to Mossman River, it can fish really well at times and your highly likely to catch a...
Saltwater Creek
4 (80%) 2 votes
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Thomatis Creek

Thomatis Creek is a tributary system to the Barron River, Thomatis has deep holes, lots of structure and the banks are lined...
Thomatis Creek
2 (40%) 2 votes
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Barron River

The Barron River is a medium sized estuary system and is home to the beautiful Barrons Falls which is located approximately 18km...
Barron River
4 (80%) 6 votes
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Trinity Inlet

Trinity Inlet is the main estuary system of Cairns, it is around 9km in length and lined with mangroves, lots of structure,...
Trinity Inlet
3.7 (73.85%) 13 votes
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Russell and Mulgrave River

The Mutchero Inlet is a beautiful place to fish, surrounded by thick mangoves and lush rainforest the scenery is as good as...
Russell and Mulgrave River
4 (80%) 1 vote
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Moresby River

There isn’t a lot of information around regarding fishing the Moresby River. Located just south of Innisfail the Moresby River is small...
Moresby River
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Hull River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Hull River
2 (40%) 1 vote
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Tully River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Tully River
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Murray River

Hull River, Tully River and Murray River, these 3 river systems are quite similar in length and structure features, mangrove lined banks,...
Murray River
4 (80%) 1 vote
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Hinchinbrook Channel

Hinchinbrook is one of the most scenic places to fish, surrounded by rainforest covered mountains and pristine estuaries – each year hundreds...
Hinchinbrook Channel
3.9 (78.89%) 18 votes
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Victoria Creek

Victoria Creek is a small estuary system all the features of a larger system, sand flats, mangrove lined banks, deep holes and...
Victoria Creek
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Johnstone River

The Johnstone River runs through Innisfail is approximately 90km south of Cairns. It is a great place target Barramundi and the River...
Johnstone River
3.5 (70%) 2 votes
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Recommended Lures for Far North Queensland Fishing

Jewie 150

Good for: Barramundi, Jewfish - Black, Jewfish / Mulloway

Skippy Surface Lure

Good for: Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Slick Rig 130mm

Good for: Barramundi

Squidgies Pro Lobby

Good for: Bream, Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Critter 55mm

Good for: Bream, Yellowfin Bream

Squidgies Pro Flickbait 110mm

Good for: Giant Trevally, Golden Trevally

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 140mm

Good for: Golden Snapper / Fingermark

Squidgies Pro Wriggler – 80mm

Good for: Yellowfin Bream

Lucky Craft Sammy 65

Good for: Bream

Junior B52

Good for: Barramundi
The Yo-Zuri Crystal Minnow suspending lure has great constrast and is good for Barramundi

CRYSTAL MINNOW™ SUSPENDING

Good for: Barramundi, Black Spotted Rockcod, Gold spotted rockcod, Mangrove Jack, Threadfin Salmon