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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 23 August 2015 via mobile

My second time round with Mark and was even better than last year which I would have said was hard to beat. Perfect mix of river and reef fishing over two great days and will be back again next year. Thanks again for a wonderful...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Jedik01
Reviewed 10 August 2015 via mobile

Unbelievable. Mark was an amazing guide who's local knowledge got us onto heaps of incredible fish - Barra, GT, Mackerel, Queenys, just to name a few. We will be back to fish with him again. Highly recommend.

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Tom C
Reviewed 22 July 2015

The trip was good and the owner Mark was great but we had 4 people on the boat fishing and with Mark l found it a bit to crowded. You could only fish in the one spot and not move around the boat. I would...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank Athony
Reviewed 22 July 2015 via mobile

Mark is an excellent guide with good boats and local knowledge. He found fish for me five out of five days. Visited Endeavour River,Annan River, Reef and Horseshoe Lagoon in Lakefield National Park.

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank tony c
Reviewed 9 July 2015

I was in Cooktown for a couple of days, visiting from Sydney. I took my 9 year old out on a boat with Mark from Gone Fishing Cooktown. We motored out about 15 minutes into the ocean, and pretty quickly were pulling in some big...More

Date of experience: July 2015
2  Thank Tom M
Reviewed 20 June 2015

Mark is a very knowledgeable guide who gave us a great mornings fishing catching barramundi on the Cooktown river.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank Paul F
Reviewed 16 June 2015

Great day for fishing- great 1/2 day of catching fish, learning new skills, great scenery and good company. Loved it!

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank veritylavery
Reviewed 15 June 2015

This was simply a great fishing experience. I was lucky enough to join Mark for two days fishing in late May. Although the wind blew extremely hard for the two days, there were many options available for us to get out of the wind and...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Wayne G
Reviewed 15 May 2015

Mark took my wife and our friend Joe out for a half day fishing. As it was a bit windy outside he took them up the Endeavour River to fish. While my wife had a bit of issue with handling her rod Joe just pulled...More

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank Graeme H
Reviewed 19 January 2015 via mobile

What a great relaxing, exciting trip we had! Mark is very knowledgable, layback and is passionate about his job! We caught great fish! He knows the spots! Ask him for his section past Archers Point it's a beautiful scenery! The Daintree and the GBR!

1  Thank Tania W
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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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