About East Coast Angling

About Us

From our home base in Port Douglas, East Coast Angling travel to some of the most stunning and remote sportfishing locations on the globe and we do it in the best boats, with the most professional gear, and an expert crew. Our whole operation is finely tuned to deliver the ultimate fishing experience.

Providing a new adventure for the everyday angler, our unique trip packages and ability to cater for just about any fishing style is what sets us apart. Our intimate knowledge of the far north and outer Coral Sea, combined with decades of professional sportfishing experience means you’ll never have a better opportunity to chase down your bucket list of trophy fish.

Our Team

Nick Milford

In 2017, Nick founded East Coast Angling, a new outfit to channel his insatiable taste for adventure and guiding.

Nick has been in the charter industry since the age of 18, having started his career on the east coast of Africa skippering various sportfishing and diving boats and lodges between South Africa, Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya. After exploring the remotest areas of east Africa for 5 years, he decided to head abroad in search of new grounds. He skippered a 46ft power cat across the Atlantic to the BVI where he worked on a few superyachts before finding a new adventure as a game boat skipper aboard a 200ft expedition boat. Chasing world records on fly, he visited 23 countries, circumnavigating the globe in search of possible records. In 2008, Nick met his wife Megan, who lured him back to Australia where he joined and ran a sportfishing operation on the Great Barrier Reef.

Nick founded East Coast Angling to share his intimate knowledge of the area and love of sportfishing. His passion for this sport shows in this new venture, proving that there should be no half measures when it comes to the ultimate experience.

Megan Milford

Working behind the scenes, Megan is the backbone of the operation. Megan also comes from a boating background, having spent several years abroad working on yachts. During that time, she developed a keen eye for detail and a deep understanding of clients’ needs and expectations. Having travelled the globe, Megan brings a flare of creativity to the business, assisting in logistics and planning to ensure your experience is like no other. You won’t see her out behind the wheel, but with her background support you can be assured of a world-class experience. Megan is also part of the guest support team for any special requests or queries you may have.

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