Cairns in July

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Anyone fished cairns in July, haven't made my mind up but air nz have cheap fares, quick look on the net suggests GT,s might not be on offer?
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I'll be in Cairns in July as well (Air NZ direct flight from Auckland). Haven't looked in to fishing options yet, but following the thread. 
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It's quite cheap and I have never been to the barrier reef so thinking this might be the year
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Hi,

I lived up there for a couple of years and caught GTs, Spanish Mackerel, Trout, Emperor's year round.
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Interested, any charter suggestions?
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I couldn't recommend any charters sorry, I had a boat up there.

If targeting GTs mostly likely you will be flicking stick baits/ poppers. However it's also worth trolling diving bibbed lures, Rapalas/ Halcos etc while moving between spots and also having a live bait out while bottom fishing for other species. I caught a lot this way and not many others seemed to do it
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