Tully is the main business and fishing centre for the Cardwell Shire. Within a half hour drive is the magnificent Hinchinbrook Channel and several major creeks where anglers can fish for Barramundi, Mangrove Jack, Permit, Fingermark, Salmon, Tarpon Trevally, Queenfish, Javelin, Bream, Black Jew, Whiting and Mud crabs.
Also close by is the fantastic Tully River which has the best wild freshwater fishing in Queensland with species such as Sooty Grunter, Jungle Perch, Barramundi and Tarpon. Other leisure activities on the Tully include canoeing, bushwalking and the world famous White Water Rafting.
A short 20 minute drive sees you in beautiful Mission Beach, the gateway to the Family Group of islands only 5 kilometres off shore which include the resort islands of Dunk and Bedarra. Fishing opportunities are abundant around the group with Spanish, Spotted, School and Doggie Mackerel available in season along with Fingermark, Queenfish, Trevally and many reef species also on offer. Other activities around the islands are waterskiing, Jet Ski tours, snorkelling, spear fishing and perhaps a quiet cold beer at the bar located on the sand spit at Dunk Island.
The main Great Barrier Reef is only 20 nautical miles offshore where the majority of the reefs are still open to fishing and spear fishing. We have the full range of reef species including Coral Trout, Nannygai and Red Emperor as well as pelagic fish such as Tuna, Trevally, Dolphin Fish and Spanish Mackerel. There are also light tackle billfish grounds where you can expect Black Marlin and Sailfish to around 50kgs.
The Tackleworld Tully store is located in the main street of Tully and has a large range of all camping, snorkelling, spear fishing, archery, firearms, fly fishing and all the rods, reels, tackle, lures needed to catch a fish anywhere in the region. From the huge Barra in Lake Tinaroo, fly fishing the freshwater for Sooties and Jungle Perch, to the bottom bouncing and light tackle bill fishing from the golden beaches and idyllic Family group of islands and out to the continental shelf we have all your needs as well as expert advice and local knowledge to help you enjoy your stay in this rich and diverse ‘family friendly’ area.
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