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Kind words from our guests:

an amazing fishing trip on board Kekoa 9 great days fishing off the Great Barrier Reef. Thanks for your great hospitality!
– Kylie & Col Hombsch (Oct 2016)

Marlin Fish with the best

Our team has years of experience & results offering marlin fishing packages in prime light & heavy tackle destinations on Queensland’s East Coast.

Gulf Barra Fishing Tours

KEKOA also offer extended live-aboard barramundi fishing tours in the Gulf of Carpentaria during the annual run-off season March to June.

Our trips are ex-Weipa and are typically 5 days fishing for groups of up to 4 pax.

KEKOA: Custom Built Fishing Machine

KEKOA is a 56 foot O’Brien Boat custom built for the Cairns marlin fishing season. She integrates luxury, quality and comfort to cater for all your individual charter experiences.

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Giant Black Marlin Fishing – Grander Marlin

The The waters off Cairns/Cooktown and Lizard Island offer the best of best of big black marlin fishing. A must-do Australian marlin fishing destination and your best chance to catch a grander black marlin.

Light Tackle Billfish

North Queensland is a hot spot for juvenile black marlin and sailfish during the cooler months.

 

These are great aerobatic fish perfect for novice and experienced anglers and a fun challenge on the light tackle.

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Learn from experience

Our crew are highly experienced in all aspects of marlin, sport & game fishing, and barramundi fishing.

Capt. Luke Fallon is a 28 year industry veteran and a wealth of knowledge and his vast experience puts you onto the best fishing possible!

Our Latest Video

We hope you enjoy the marlin and barramundi action photos and video throughout our website. Every client who fishes with us takes home a disc of photos / video taken on their trip. Latest video: The first recap from Cairns marlin season 2016.

Latest News & Fishing Reports

Where we are fishing, and what we are catching – our latest news and fishing reports.

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Capt. Luke headed to Townsville this week to fish the Mike Carney Billfish Challenge with Pete, Val and Leigh O'Brien (O'brien Boats). As most of you know we regularly fish this comp with Mike as angler but this time the team who spent many years fishing alongside Mike were fishing in his memory.

And they won! #doingitforMike

The fishing wasn't fantastic, the leaderboard was tight and there was a nervous wait to cease fishing - but 3 tags on the final day was enough to push them one fish in front.

Always great to win our hometown Tournament and to do it with the O'Briens who have been part of our fishing family for many many years as well, was special.

They took home Champion Boat, Champion Male Angler (Luke Fallon), Champion Female (Val), 2 x Champion Boat Daily Awards, and 2 x First Sailfish Awards.

Congrats team!! (Kelly) PS Photos to come!
We miss you Mike!
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Capt. Luke headed to Townsville this week to fish the Mike Carney Billfish Challenge with Pete, Val and Leigh OBrien (Obrien Boats). As most of you know we regularly fish this comp with Mike as angler but this time the team who spent many years fishing alongside Mike were fishing in his memory.

And they won! #doingitforMike 

The fishing wasnt fantastic, the leaderboard was tight and there was a nervous wait to cease fishing - but 3 tags on the final day was enough to push them one fish in front. 

Always great to win our hometown Tournament and to do it with the OBriens who have been part of our fishing family for many many years as well, was special.

They took home Champion Boat, Champion Male Angler (Luke), Champion Female (Val), 2 x Champion Boat Daily Awards, and 2 x First Sailfish Awards.

Congrats team!! (Kelly) PS Photos to come! 
We miss you Mike!

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Craig O'BrienVery Proud to be an O'Brien ... what well deserved win to you all THE HOME OF O'BRIEN BOATS !

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Barry DionysiusCongratulations to all 😃😎

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Julie MilesCongrats guys !!!!

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Craig SingletonHow fitting, well done

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Brett PheeneyCongrats well done Luke and team

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Danny MathisenWell done team congrats Mike was defiantly with you

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Simon CarosiGreat stuff !

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Nick HillCongrats team!

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Mat FallonGreat work. Couldn't happen to 4 nicer people.

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Alun Wendy WallWell done. Great boats.

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Daniel KingWell done Team Obrien 👍

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Luke DarbyTop effort guys Luke working his magic 😎

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Brad ThirlawayNo better way to honour Mike

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Chris DavidsonWell done team!

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Townsville Game Fishing ClubCongratulations again and to the O'brien Boats Team. Thank you once again for all you do in support of the TGFC's Billfish Challenge. We were honoured to be able to host such a fitting win, which touched so many hearts at the end with how special this one was. #doingitforMike We hope to see you guys again next year!

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Dean GoninanAwesome news Leigh. Great to see mate. Say g'day to ya mum and dad for me. You all deserve it. Nino

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KEKOA Sports Fishing added 4 new photos.

Back in the water!!

Luke wanted me to take some pics to show how shiny she is..you can see me in my orange safety vest reflected in one shot. #thatsshiny #kekoa56 #garminau #pelagic Thanks Norship!
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Back in the water!!

Luke wanted me to take some pics to show how shiny she is..you can see me in my orange safety vest reflected in one shot. #thatsshiny #kekoa56 #garminau #pelagic Thanks Norship!

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Steve ColborneLooking good she is shining

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Matthew Michael MannsBrad Retchless they launching your boat big fella? Money bags 💰

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Dave McCallumMy dream boat 👍

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Ben WestNicola Finch isn't that a familiar site

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Brett 'changa' ChainVery clean bum !!

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