The challenge and the excitement of catching a black marlin is without compare, with many anglers perceiving this species to be the “holy grail” of fish to catch. The only confirmed breeding ground for the majestic marlin is right on our doorstep, the Great Barrier Reef. In this weekend’s annual Port Douglas Marlin Challenge, conditions and the quality, and quantity of action did not disappoint.
Fishers throughout the Douglas Shire will be hooked on a new sustainable fishing promotion to be cast out across the local community next year.Douglas Shire Council received $15,000 through a partnership between the Australian Government’s Reef Trust and the Great Barrier Reef Foundation to promote sustainable fishing practices.
This Saturday will see the return of tennis facilities to Mossman with the opening of newly upgraded facilities at Mossman State School. Mossman Squash and Tennis Club will re-open the courts on Saturday 14 November, 2020 after being closed for most of the year.
A breakdown of weekend sporting events around the region, from Port Douglas Crocs AFL Premiership victories, North Aussies Surf Life Saving Championships, North Versus South Queensland Series held at the Mossman Bowls Club, all the weekend fishing action, and T20 cricket strikes off for the season!
LOCAL golfers can continue to swing their clubs around the Mossman Golf Course with a crop of keen players hitting the sweet spot under a new lease arrangement. Douglas Shire Council resolved to buy the golf course land and facilities from Douglas Shire Community and Sports Club Inc, with the new lease giving local golfers a firm grip on the future of the site.
Douglas United Dragons hosted Marlin Coast Rangers in a knockout semi-final last night, the winner advancing through to the Grand Final to face Mareeba.
On Friday night the Douglas United Dragons hosted the Mareeba Bulls in a qualifying final, the winner going directly to the Grand Final in two weeks, the loser having to face the winner of third v fourth this week.
A breakdown of weekend sporting events around the region, from Douglas United footy action, Port Douglas Crocs AFL victories in the qualifying finals, Mossman and District Rifle Club shoot results, reef angling action, and the latest update on the Cairns AFL medal count for the 2020 season…
Summer football is on the horizon bringing chill vibes, good times and a whole lot of football fun for everyone.
On Friday night, the Douglas United Dragons played the Mareeba Bulls in front of a very large crowd at the Port Douglas Sporting Complex. The Raiders, Crocs and Junior Dragons, as well as lots of other supporters had come along to cheer the Dragons on. This was the last game of the regular season and a showdown between top-of-the-table Dragons and second placed Bulls.