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Cooktown's premier fishing guide, offering guided fishing in Cooktown's lcoal rivers since 2002. Offering half, full day and extended river and reef fishing. Flick lures, live-bait and fly fish for all the great northern fish including barramundi...more
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25 Wilkinson St, Cooktown, Cook Shire, Queensland 4895, Australia
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Reviewed 22 July 2017

Mark is an excellent tour guide and makes your experience unique. Well worth the money, you won't regret it. Mark is very experienced and very professional while also having a great sense of humour.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Sue H
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Took our to kids fishing with guide Mark. He was able to take us to a location on the river where we got bites straight away. Gave us lots of instruction and tips to catch fish. Very good with the kids. Caught a mixture of...More

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank anita1110
Reviewed 19 May 2017 via mobile

Went with my wife. Guide Mark had great knowledge of the ecosystem. Was patient in learning us new tricks on hooking fish. And we both fish our whole lives ;) We caught barra, tarpon, Travally and mangrove jacks. To much wind to go outside. Better...More

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank 323pietn
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Mark started by pointing out that the joke is on most anglers who have the reel handle in the wrong side. From there the jokes kept flowing and the fishing spots better and better. It was a great day. Thanks mate!

Date of experience: April 2017
1  Thank damone286
Reviewed 28 March 2017

We has a great time, caught fish, Mark coached us where we needed but his appreciation for the natural beauty of the area made the experience that bit more special. An honest and great experience!!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank gazcap
Reviewed 18 September 2016

We went offshore & fished the reefs. Caught plenty of fish of various species including 2 Spanish Mackerel, 1 of 1.5M about 25 kg's. Mark is a great guide & knows his job, I would recommend a trip with Mark , well worth the money...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank lozlee16
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

Had the best fishing day out last week, we caught heaps of fish including a couple of big barras! I really liked that Mark went out of his way to help us improve our fishing technique which undoubtedly helped us land so many fish. Now...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Chris C
Reviewed 20 July 2016

Myself and my son Jed met Mark at the ramp at 630, after Mark caught some live bait fish he recommended we head offshore as the weather was perfect. We headed out and fished with live bait, Jed caught a nice GT, a total surprise...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank ScotSutherland0711
Reviewed 15 July 2016 via mobile

Enjoyed a really peaceful boat trip up the Endeavour River, through the mangroves and paperbark. Beautiful way to see a little of the wilderness. Mark has a small boat that proved perfect for getting up close to the action. We saw so many of the...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Ewster
Reviewed 19 June 2016

Day One fishing the Endeavour River with live baits. Great Mangrove Jacks and a host of other species. Mark certainly knows this river system. Day Two was going to be a Lure day, but when we launched it was a very calm day and Mark...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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Jerry H
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Response from Ross W | Reviewed this property |
You don't mention what time you need to be back.However,I'd recommend that you email Gone Fishing Cooktown and ask them about a half day afternoon fishing.Fishing in the river is an option if time limits ocean fishing.
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