A Fly Fishing Gem

Remote, fish rich destination in Northern Australia.

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Trip Information

Fly Fishing – Albany Island

Albany Island and surrounds offer a beautiful remote destination in Cape York Australia at an affordable price. Crystal Clear waters, numerous flats, Islands and reef systems offer a large array of fishing options.

PROGRAM

The trip offers six days of fly fishing around Albany Island based from the Albany Island Lodge.

 

Fishing options include: flats fishing, either by shallow wading or purpose built inshore boats; fly fishing for Barramundi and Mangrove Jack in the small mangrove creeks; and fishing the larger blue water channels for pelagic species such as GTs, Queenfish and Mackerel.

 

Each fishing day typically runs 8am to 5.30pm, depending on group preferences and tidal conditions.

 

Albany Island Lodge is a beautiful lodge, with fishing right on the doorstep.

MEALS, BEVERAGES & ACCOMMODATION

All meals and non-alcoholic beverages are included in the price of the trip.

Enjoy three-course meals, fresh and locally sourced ingredients and a personalised culinary experience.

Accommodation is based on twin share rooms, with the option of single rooms.

For full trip details please contact Josh.

ITINERARY

Nov 15-23, 2021

Day of Arrival – Arrive at Horne Island, QLD Airport. An Aussie Fly fisher or Albany Island Lodge representative will greet you at the airport and transfer guests via boat to settle in and enjoy some light refreshments at Albany Island. Settle in, gear up and get prepared for a great week ahead.

 

Day One to Six – Breakfast is typically served from 7.00am each day. The fishing boats aim to leave around 8.00am. Guests have the option to maximise fishing time by requesting a packed lunch. We aim to return to the lodge around 5pm.

At the end of each day, kick back to a beverage and some snacks in the hammocks by the water. Dinner is served at the lodge each night.

Final Day – Breakfast will be served at the lodge then transfer to Horne Island for return flights.

What's included

  • 6 days guided fishing
– one guide per two anglers
  • 7 nights accommodation – twin share. Single Room supplement is available.
  • AFF Welcome Pack – Patagonia/AFF Sun Shirt, AFF Cap, 20lb Tippet, Albany Fly Pack
  • Transfers from Horne Island, QLD via boat.
  • All meals and beverages (excluding alcohol)
  • Fishing license and permits
  • All boat fuel.

Not included

  • Return flights to Horne Island, QLD (Qantas / Link)
  • Alcohol
  • Travel & medical insurance
  • Fly Fishing equipment & Flies (can be arranged prior to trip)