Black Marlin Fishing Season - September to December The waters surrounding Lizard Island boast some of the most exciting fishing in the world. From September to December each year Black Marlin, some weighing a massive 1,000 pounds or more, are caught here. The famous Lizard Island Black Marlin Classic is held from the 11th to the 18th of October 2014. To avoid disappointment, we recommend you book as early as possible for this time of year. For more information or to make a booking call our friendly reservation team on 1300 863 248 or +61 3 9426 7550 (outside Australia).