It was Back to Incredible, and still firing with the Blues, and a good score on board, with more Nanny’s and Reds being caught. It’s hard to take, it was time again to head wide and hunt, Part of the thrill is now finding new fishing grounds and adding the Marks, and we were scoring […]
We must have done something right, with the weather gods looking favourably upon us with a forecast to die for, a Week of 5 – 10’s, and the odd 10 – 15. Raptor II, our trusty 10m Cougar Cat was in tow, ready for the cruise out to the Outer Great Barrier Reef for some […]
A trip of this nature opens your eyes to the sheer size and magnitude that this part of the world has to offer, as well the endless fishing possibilities. Every keen fisherman needs to experience this sort of wonderland once in the life, so stop dreaming and go mothershipping on the Great Barrier Reef.
The day on the Centurion fishing boat was not wasted. Matt’s plan was to drift his 80 foot vessel over some of his favorite marks around this area. Again and again he did this with the precision that only comes from spending many, many years of at this type of fishing.
After breakfast it was into Raptor and off to the marks that had produced the outstanding fishing from the night before. The first drift was just pure pandemonium. Everyone hooked up immediately; groans could be heard from everywhere on deck as each angler did battle with his own monster of the deep.
Those of us that were left to fish from the mothership were spoilt for options, so I decided to fish from one of the three dories with good mate and neighbour, Scott Allard. Scott is one of those characters who just can’t get enough of fishing, and the look of anticipation on his face was truly priceless.