FaFun Sportfishing is run by Adam and Jodie Cartwright and with over 25 years of commercial and charter fishing experience behind him, there are not many people who know these waters as well as Adam. If you’re a beginner he will show you how the professionals do it, and if you’re a serious angler you will know you’re going to have the local experience you need to make the most of your trip.
FaFun run two boats. The first is a 6 metre Cairns Custom Craft jet boat powered by a 240HP Yanmar diesel and twin 82lb thrust electric drives. This boat has the flexibility to take you to the outer reef or explore the inshore waters with the added benefit of having a silent mode for lure casting. It is designed specifically for fishing in the waters around Far North Queensland so you can get to places other boats can’t go and have a very stable and comfortable platform for your fishing adventure. The second is a 5.5 metre custom fishing boat that is more suited to fishing the shallow estuaries and inshore waters around Port Douglas.
The itinerary for this inshore reef, estuary and Daintree River charter is flexible so that the weather, time of year and the requirements of the guests can be taken into account. There are a maximum of 4 passengers so you are given all the attention you need throughout the day. You might do live bait or lure fishing in an estuary, jigging, trolling or spinning around an inshore reef or a ship wreck, or perhaps a bit of both.
You will be taken anywhere between Cairns and Cape Tribulation depending on conditions. This includes the majestic Daintree River and nearby Snapper Island. The area is well known for Trevally, Spanish Mackerel, Queenfish and of course Coral Trout, Barramundi and Mangrove Jack.
This is a 6 hour fishing charter. You will be picked up at 6.30am, 8am or 1.30pm and returned to your Port Douglas accommodation in an air conditioned 4WD with boat in tow. This is the complete experience and not to be missed if you are serious about your fishing.