Oct 10 2008

Lizard Island Comp day 6 Well Lydie did it again, she is kicking the boys butts!!! After a great swim at Pixie Pinnicle at the bottom of No 10 Ribbon, we fished down 10 with Moana and Mauna Kea. The wind was no where near the strength forecast, and was just good fishing weather today.…

Oct 3 2008

Chugging into Cooktown this morning after a quick swim and leaving the boys on the mothership to head to Lizard Island to catch their flight home. We had some pretty good wind, and as a result found a few fish, we fished No: 10 again on the 1st but did not see a fish all…

Wed Oct 1st 2008

Well we have had good couple of days on No: 10 Ribbon Reef, on our way up we tagged another one about 300lbs, and yesterday with the boys from Christchurch in New Zealand, we tagged a really feisty one at Heartbreak that was about 250 for Graeme. Fished down to the middle/bottom of the Marks…

Sept 29 2008

No: 3 Ribbon Reef Finished up wth David and John on Friday, after 2 days of windy conditions and a couple of small fish that jumped off at the back of the boat while fishing Spur, Onyx and the bottom of Linden Bank. The boys also managed a really nice yellowfin tuna each the last…

Tues Sept 23 2008

Noggin Reef, just south of Cairns. After a few good days bait fishing we now have full freezers and start heavy tackle in earnest today. The fishing on Linden bank has been good, and we will be fishing there this afternoon. Compared to last year the water is already 78-79 degrees (as opposed to 76…

Sept 18 2008

Another day at Cape Bowling Green with lots of encounters but not many results to the boat. We had/saw at least 8 fish again today but only managed to convert 2 all the way to the boat, one for each of the boys. Here is John with his Black Marlin. Also have a pic of…

Sept 17 2008

Cape Bowling Green , Townsville Chris and I have had the most incredible trip up the coast, less then 15 knots the whole way wind wise, and pretty much 5-10 knots from the SE each day. I cant remember not getting hammered coming up the coast for a long time!!! We got a nice Blue…

Sept 3 2008

Well the paintwork and varnish are almost finished, the boat is all waxed up, and Chris and I leave for the great warm north this weekend. I am so excited about this season, the little blacks have been back to good numbers and after a heavy wet season, the feel is for the fishing to…

18 August 2008

Well it’s that time of the year again when we are in full swing getting the boat ready for the next 4 months of fishing and travelling. The varnish and paint work is well underway and will be heading north the first week of September. With no charter for Townsville this year I am just…