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Port Douglas Fishing

Port Douglas Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Port Douglas, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Barramundi

  2. Barramundi

    There is a 50% catch rate for Barramundi, based on 1 Barramundi counted.

    Port Douglas Barramundi Counts Chart


  3. Longfin Grouper

  4. Longfin Grouper

    There is a 50% catch rate for Longfin Grouper, based on 1 Longfin Grouper counted.

    Port Douglas Longfin Grouper Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 2 species of fish and 2 fish counted for May around Port Douglas.

To date, there are 34 species of fish and a total of 683 fish counted for Port Douglas and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1923 (101 years).

Last Update: 5/18/2024 6:17:38 AM

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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Top Port Douglas Fishing Spots

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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Port Douglas are the following:

  1. Pixie Reef

  2. Batt Reef
    Batt Reef

  3. Koala

  4. Ellis Beach North

  5. Oyster Reef

  6. Yule Reef
    Yule Reef

  7. Ryan Weare Park

  8. Palm Cove Jetty
    If you don't like crowds don't fish here. However for bait anglers this can be a very productive jetty. Spaniards, Giant and Golden Trevally, Queenfish, Barramundi, sharks and

  9. Beach Fishing

  10. Tongue Reef

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Latest Port Douglas Fishing Reports

  • High Flying Fishing
    Did you ever see that ad on TV where the guy wins Lotto and goes fishing out of a chopper? He’s pulling on a fish as the chopper hovers over the water – I’m sure anyone who h

  • Black Marlin with Bill Spooner
    It had been almost a year since my last marlin fishing session on the outer reef which resulted in 5 strikes without a hookup! We did manage a 250 pounder on a Rapala lure fi

  • REDS!
    As a fishing tragic I often get the urge to chase particular species! This is made more frustrating at times by working at Bransfords Tackle Shop where customers spill the be

  • Cape Crusaders
    Cape York is about the size of the British Isles. That’s over 900 K’s from Cairns to the Tip. In between lies some of the most amazing country God ever created! The variety o

  • Fishing Report March 6th 2015
    F I S H I N G R E P O R T Congrats to Jeremy with a 133 cm barra in Tinaroo cracking the 1m 30cm club. There have been some big barra caught lately and not all of them from T

  • Fishing Report March 19th 2015
    FISHING REPORT March 19th 2015 There won't be much of a fishing report this week as cyclone Nathan is nearing the coast. The barra have been biting and lots of reports of mos

  • Palm Cove Jetty mudmap!
    We often get asked by visitors from around Australia and overseas for any good fishing spots around. As we are based in Clifton Beach at the Northern Beaches of Cairns it is

  • Barras Boars and a whole lot more!
    Heading north to fish the pristine waters of the east coast of Cape York is always a turn on and as we made our way to a spot near Lockhart River recently my imagination ran

  • A day out on the reef with Les Hiddins
    I hadn’t had my regular reef fix for some time and after chatting in the shop with Les Hiddins whom most of you know as the Bush Tucker Man he told me that he had never been

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Top Port Douglas Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Bransfords Discount Tackle Shop
    Located in Cairns, Queensland, Australia, Bransfords Discount Tackle Shop specialise in good service, and will give you honest, no-bull advise on fishing tackle equipment ranging from rods, reels, combos, any type of fishing line, lures, hooks, sinke

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