They practice a strong ethos towards catch and release sportfishing to promote a sustainable fishery for future generations. While teaching their clients it is ok to take fish for consumption in moderation. Instead, enjoy the exciting part of the fishing experience - catching them! There is no more rewarding feeling for and angler than to release a fish after being caught to fight another day.
From their home base in Port Douglas, East Coast Angling travels to some of the most stunning and remote sportfishing locations on the globe and we do it in the best boats, with the most professional gear, and an expert crew. Their whole operation is finely tuned to deliver the ultimate fishing experience. They practice best handling procedures with all of their fish to ensure the best chance of survival on release and you still get to go home with that trophy photos to show your friends and family.
Their intimate knowledge of the Great Barrier Reef, Far North and outer Coral Sea, combined with decades of professional sportfishing experience means you’ll never have a better opportunity to catch and release the fish on your bucket list! No release no glory!
Running out of their home base in Port Douglas – experience the best the Great Barrier Reef has to offer. There are several locations they visit depending on the weather, time of year, and species you want to target. They specialise in offering you a personalised reef experience. Whether you would like to go sportfishing or just spend a day out on the reef snorkelling around a remote sand cay. Join them aboard their custom built 32ft sportfishing boat – SCUTES and enjoy the ultimate customized experience for you or your group
On their fishing trips you can expect good numbers of GT’s, dogtooth tuna, black marlin, red emperor, nannygai, trout, and many other incredible species that call the reef home. They practice a catch and release sportfishing experience, but are happy for you to bring a couple of fish home to eat!
They depart each morning from the Crystalbrook Super Yacht Marina at 7am and will have you out on the reef faster than any other operator which means more time on the water fishing! You will enjoy a delicious packed lunch and ice cold drinks and even a swim off a stunning sand cay if you wish.
These trips are focused around the inshore locations around the Port Douglas region. travelling from the local and surrounding rivers around the Daintree to the beautiful Island - Low Isles for a relaxing family day or if you prefer come along and enjoy some inshore fishing.
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