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Cooktown Fishing



Cooktown Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Cooktown, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Black Marlin

  2. Black Marlin

    There is a 33.7% catch rate for Black Marlin, based on 31 Black Marlin counted.

    Cooktown Black Marlin Counts Chart
    Black

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN BLACK MARLIN COUNTS CHART


  3. Barramundi

  4. Barramundi

    There is a 9.78% catch rate for Barramundi, based on 9 Barramundi counted.

    Cooktown Barramundi Counts Chart
    Barramundi

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN BARRAMUNDI COUNTS CHART


  5. Mangrove Red Snapper

  6. Mangrove Red Snapper

    There is a 8.7% catch rate for Mangrove Red Snapper, based on 8 Mangrove Red Snapper counted.

    Cooktown Mangrove Red Snapper Counts Chart
    Mangrove

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN MANGROVE RED SNAPPER COUNTS CHART


  7. Chocolate Hind

  8. Chocolate Hind

    There is a 7.61% catch rate for Chocolate Hind, based on 7 Chocolate Hind counted.

    Cooktown Chocolate Hind Counts Chart
    Chocolate

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN CHOCOLATE HIND COUNTS CHART


  9. Golden Trevally

  10. Golden Trevally

    There is a 5.43% catch rate for Golden Trevally, based on 5 Golden Trevally counted.

    Cooktown Golden Trevally Counts Chart
    Golden

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN GOLDEN TREVALLY COUNTS CHART


  11. Lionfish

  12. Lionfish

    There is a 5.43% catch rate for Lionfish, based on 5 Lionfish counted.

    Cooktown Lionfish Counts Chart
    Lionfish

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN LIONFISH COUNTS CHART


  13. Longfin Grouper

  14. Longfin Grouper

    There is a 4.35% catch rate for Longfin Grouper, based on 4 Longfin Grouper counted.

    Cooktown Longfin Grouper Counts Chart
    Longfin

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN LONGFIN GROUPER COUNTS CHART


  15. Fingermark Bream

  16. Fingermark Bream

    There is a 3.26% catch rate for Fingermark Bream, based on 3 Fingermark Bream counted.

    Cooktown Fingermark Bream Counts Chart
    Fingermark

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN FINGERMARK BREAM COUNTS CHART


  17. Great Barracuda

  18. Great Barracuda

    There is a 3.26% catch rate for Great Barracuda, based on 3 Great Barracuda counted.

    Cooktown Great Barracuda Counts Chart
    Great

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN GREAT BARRACUDA COUNTS CHART


  19. Red Emperor

  20. Red Emperor

    There is a 3.26% catch rate for Red Emperor, based on 3 Red Emperor counted.

    Cooktown Red Emperor Counts Chart
    Red

    ENLARGE COOKTOWN RED EMPEROR COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 20 species of fish and 92 fish counted for May around Cooktown.

To date, there are 22 species of fish and a total of 94 fish counted for Cooktown and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1878 (146 years).

Last Update: 5/20/2024 11:34:57 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Cooktown are the following:

  1. Connors Hole
    Connors Hole


  2. Rover
    Rover


  3. Isabella
    Isabella


  4. Cooktown Wharf
    Cooktown Wharf


  5. Douglas C-47 Dakota (Serial Number 900)


  6. Endeavor Reef Tip


  7. Eight Ball Esquire
    "Eight Ball Esquire" is a wrecked aircraft. Source: Australian National Shipwreck Database


  8. Georges Mark
    Georges Mark


  9. Finch Bay
    Finch Bay


  10. Lachlan Cut
    Lachlan Cut


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