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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 […]

Mistress Out of Water for a Well Deserved Major Refit

  Hi all, as some of you may already know Mistress is out of the water and undergoing a major refit.  She is having a big birthday after 12 years of chasing blue and Black marlin along Australia’s east coast from Cairns to the Gold Coast. On the list are new engines, a new generator, […]

Captain Brett Alty Top Release Captain Black & Blue Marlin Pacific Ocean

Mistress and Captain Brett Alty have received the award for top release Captain Black Marlin Pacific Ocean by the Billfish Foundation. All of the black marlin were caught in the Cairns Great Barrier Reef heavy tackle Black Marlin season by the guests that chartered Mistress in 2012. We still have dates/days available for charter for the Cairns […]