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

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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…

Nov 2 2007

Here are some photos from the video of a nice fish on the Wild Turkey today. Has been pretty much hit or miss, have a good day and see a few, while everyone else sees nothing!!! Very tough, but tomorrow is another day. Peter B Wright broke off a real big one today for Al…

Oct 29 2007

WHEW!!! Relief at last!!! after a few days with no marlin action today we hit the jackpot with real nice one about 650lbs that put on an awesome show and give Paul a big stretch on the leader as the frames from todays videos will show. The fish came up on the scad in front…

Oct 25 2007

Well the weather the last few dasy has been outstanding, 10-15 knots and just wonderful after the big wind of the comp. The fishing has been a bit slow, but we have been picking away catching 1 day.Day before yesterday we got a feisty one dor Dan about 250lbs on the scad, down and tight,…

Sunday Oct 21 2007

Last night was a big night at the Marlin Barn on Lizard Island. The place was jumping and we definately gave it our best. We stuck to our gameplan and went south again to Lena and the lower Ribbons. We saw 2 straight away, but neither ate ,and one even swam right up to the…

Oct 20 2007

Today is the last day of the Lizard Island comp, and yesterday we got off to a good start with Brandon catching one early to put us into 2nd ahead of Calypso and Maritimo, but even with Kanahoee. Then we only saw one more fish all day!!! Kanahoee caught 2 more for 9 total, and…

Thurs Oct 18 2007

Well we won the daily yesterday with 2 fish on time, and were equal 4th with a few other boats overall. BIG NEWS -the weather forecast was right!!! Which is a big bummer as it is now 25-30 knots and bit choppy. Bait fished most of the morning for a total of none!! Which was…

Wed Oct 17 2007

Number 3 Ribbon Reef. Yesterdays totals for the tournament was 20 fish tagged, from about 63 bites. Today we bait fished south and put the baits in at the bottom of Lena Reef , and again tagged the first fish of the day, a feisty one on the scad for Brandon about 100 lbs, and…