|Marlin Charters Cairns.|
Spectacular game fishing for Giant black marlin in Cairns Australia with Captain Darren (Biggles) Haydon of Down Under Marlin Charters. Operating on the 43ft O'brien "ALLURE" and fishing the waters of the Great Barrier Reef between his home port of Cairns and the beautiful Lizard Island or fly fishing off Port Stephens, New South Wales.
Australia is the place to come for all your game/fly fishing dreams whether it be Heavy Tackle Giant Black Marlin, Cairns (September - December). Black, blue or striped marlin on fly, Port Stephens (January to April) or great Light Tackle fishing all year round.
Marlin Fishing Cairns.
Let us customise a charter to suit your marlin fishing needs, from extended live on board or mother shipping trips chasing the Giant Black Marlin from Cairns, to some of the worlds best saltwater fly fishing for marlin from Port Stephens to light tackle day trips out of Cairns for small Black Marlin, Sailfish and Spanish Mackerel.
Marlin Fishing Cairns. Darren and his world renowned crews recent achievements have been exceptional with 6 billfish world records in the past 4 years. In the last 3 years he has had 1 tournament win and 2 champion anglers in some of Australia most prestigious tournaments.
He has also been in the top 3 release boats for the heavy tackle season 3 years running including topping the fleet in 2005 with 94. This is a remarkable effort considering one third of these captures were on 50 lb tackle.
Captain Darren Haydon started his career fishing the deck for eight years with the very best Cairns Captains including Laurie Woodbridge and Dennis "Brazakka" Wallace, Darren has had an extensive apprenticeship. He has had 20 years experience in the Cairns region, fishing 12 seasons as Captain weighing 5 Black Marlin over 1000lbs and releasing many more.
Darren has also fished around the world including Hawaii, the east coast of the United States and Mexico. He has also fished many of Australia's other hotspots including Bermagui, Port Stephens and Broome. Still his passion and No.1 destination in the world is his home town Cairns Australia, and in particular the Ribbon Reef's of the Great Barrier Reef.