Dec 18 2008

Well after a couple of big weeks Chris and I have the boat back at home on the Gold Coast for a bit of time off. The last couple of days with Ivan and the boys from Moscow saw us enjoying some great swimming and catching them some big sharks down on Linden Bank, we…

Dec 1 2008

Well we have found our groove at last!!! After a great trip with Joe, we had a day off (well in the engine room anyway) and started 5 days with the boys from Moscow. Ran out to Jenny Louise in slick calm conditions and put the baits out for the trip back out wide. We…

Nov 16 2008

Capt Kim Anderson got this giant one off Cairns yesterday 1324 lbs!!! The big fish are still here and a couple of good ones encountered each day by the fleet. There are lots of little fish still here and showing up in different places each day so hopefully our turn on another big one will…

Nov 9 2008

Finishing up 5 days fishing with some friends, and we tagged 2 fish from about 6 bites, and pulled one off at the back of the boat. The weather has been incredible, and Liz caught her first ever fish, as well as many more including a nice big GT. The water at Linden Bank has…

Happy Halloween from the GBR

Can it get any better? the sun is out, the wind is 15 knots , the seas are much nicer, oh, wait the conversion rate for us can definately improve!!! Been seeing them and getting them up the last couple of days, but are continuing to have the small fish entangle themselves in the leader…

Oct 29 2008

Donnie and Rob fished 3 days with us, and what a start to the trip, we found a small one tailing at the top of number 3 and did a few laps and raised a big fish that followed us for a while before committing itslef to the spanish mackeral skip bait. She just exploded,…

Fri 24th Oct 2008

Back in Cooktown this morning to resupply with Donnie and Rob for a few days. The last few days have seen a some good wind, some big fish and a few misses!!! On Sunday we jumped off a really big fish up at Day Reef, and went back on Monday and found a small one…

Oct 19 2008

Lizard Island Guess what? The wind is still blowing hard, solid 25-30 knots the last few days, with the 7 day forecast for the same. But the good news is that the fish have seemed to have returned after a few days on the quiet. We joined the Atlantic Princess on Friday night after our…

Oct 10 2008

Well after another great breakfast and swim behind No:5 Ribbon Reef, and a good session on the big baits we fished up from the bottom of No: 5 to the top of No: 8 in the afternoon. There were 11 fish tagged today, with Kanahoee tagging 2 fish on No:7, while we caught Lydie her…