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Feature article in Voyages De Peche

Said to be the largest sand island in the world, Fraser Island off the southern Queensland coast in Australia is truly magnificent in many ways. So unique and diverse with ancient tropical rain forests, exotic fauna and crystal clear freshwater creeks and lagoons, it’s no wonder it was listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

The Fraser Island Challenge

So finally, after many years of knowing about the incredible potential of this remote area, a couple of vessels from the Gold Coast have been spending time exploring the deep continental shelf grounds off Fraser. ‘Mistress’ in particular has now spent a few years there, and in 2016, the Altys won the popular Hervey Bay […]

Australia’s Untapped Big-Game Fishery (Fraser Island)

Fraser island’s variety makes it a new hotspot for a world-famous sport-fishing destination. Many parts of Australia are known worldwide for the large numbers of Marlin roaming through the waters. Cairns became one of the most prestigious black marlin fisheries more than 50 years ago with the first grander, and many other spots have risen […]

Fraser Island Australia – Emerging Billfish Destination

The following is a guest post provided by Australia’s and Barry Alty. Owner of ‘Mistress’, a tournament winning charter boat captained by Brett Alty (Barry’s son), Alty provides a sneak peak at an emerging destination that boasts the possibility of superslams and large blue marlin. At this one to the list of destinations. Location Fraser […]