Panama 2008

Just got back from 10 days in Panama and Pinas Bay. Fished with my clients from the Pipe Layer with Capt Bruno. We had an absolute blast!!! The night clubs in Panama City are incredible and seeing the Canal again is just as awe-inspiring as the first time you see it. The country side is…

Dec 7 2007

Mike, Michelle and I got into Yamba yesterday morning about 4 am, after coming straight thru from Lady Musgrave Island. The trip took about 44 hours and covered about 391 nm. The water was cold off Fraser Island and down till we got south of the Cape Moreton Canyons, and once we got past Point…

Dec 2 2007

Tradition left Cairns with a new angler David, and also Mikes partner Michelle arrived from Florida. We fished Jenny Louise for a day woth no result and then went south the next day trolling outside the edge in about 800-1000 foot of water towards Myrmidon Reef (NE of Townsville). We only had one bite, and…

Nov 22 2007

SLAM fishing hots up!! After a quick flight home and an afternoon with Thomas at the beach house.(Thomas is my nephew, he is almost 4) We headed off on his first big fishing expedition to the famous Yamba river. With a stop at the tackel shop to pick up some fresh live beach worms and…

Nov 18 2007

Well thanks to the cyclone most of the fleet are back in Cairns and pretty much done for the season. We fished 3 days with the My Way as mothership for friends of the owner. The wind was up, and the boys were keen. Fished the top of 10 the first day down to the…

Nov 11 2007

Been a pretty good bite at the top and bottom reaches of the reef, and a bit patchy in between. Jenny Louise way down south off Cairns has had a great bite with a bunch of BIG fish seen and caught. But again the bite has been for a couple of select boats while the…

Nov 9 2007

No:10 is FIRING !!!!!! At least 6 BIG fish bites on 10 yesterday between the 6 or 7 boats up here. We went 1 for 4 and jumped off a reasonable one (500 or so) and got a small one. We saw a couple of big ones hooked and either caught or lost, and Shaka…

Nov 8 2007

Dateline No:10 Ribbon Reef After a slower day yesterday with no releases from a few bites, today was better. With the fleet scattering back to the middle, Cooktown and out wide on the seamount off Cairns, it was much quieter up here today. We fished up 10 thru the marks, and up to heartbreak where…

Nov 7 2007

Some pics from yesterday.
Marked a bunch today, had a couple of bites, but no end result. A couple of really big ones at the top of No:10 today, will be there tomorrow.novnews20

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Tim

www.TraditionCharters.com

Nov 6 2007

After a couple of days off in Cooktown we headed back out to the bottom of No: 10 Ribbon Reef where the fishing has been the most consistent the past few days. Some really nice fish have been caught, including an 1012lber for our Lizard Island angler Brandon , who is fishing with Sparrow on…