This was more fun than top shelf scotch in first class with a bevy of cheerleaders, but we still didn’t have any reds. Greg furrowed his brow and ran his finger over the GPS and pointed to one particular mark. He reckoned it was the one, so off we headed! What followed was mayhem, pure […]
Big nannygai and spangled emperor were coming up one after another and the swell was dropping out to nothing at all. It was amazing and by just after lunchtime we’d well and truly sated our need for fish to take home.
Greg made the call we’d always talked about.
We arrived at – I’m sworn to secrecy – reef after sunset and as we all hit the sack we were pretty excited for what the following day would bring. We were not to be disappointed. Greg has a series of marks gained from years of experience, the generous contributions of the crew, and some from a database of net hang-ups kept by trawler operators, so we had no shortage of ground to explore.
Time for the Maroons to put some runs on the board, and they were still keen to fish the deep. With these wide deep marks, it pays to look after them and not too fish them too hard, They can be susceptible to overfishing. The Shipping Channel off Mackay, is now suffering from several years […]
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 […]