Oct 8 2007

9 pm No 5 Ribbon Reef Well after what can only be called a very disappointing start to the season, we finished 4 days with Jamie and the boys from Sydney with not even a fish seen!!! We had a blast swimming, jigging and catching lots of scaleys and bait. On Sunday Peter and Lydie…

Sept 30 2007

We have just finished 6 days with John, Benny, Jimmy and Bruno from the US. Whilst catching was slow for the whole fleet, we managed to see 6 fish, but only 2 lazy bites. But if you are not catching fish it is great to be calm!!! First day was normal 20 knots, then we…

Sept 18 2007

Arrived into Cairns last night after an eventful day on the high seas. Our Good friend Chris “Sharky” Miles and crew were bringing the new 55 Maritimo up from fishing the Hinchinbrook Tournament when she caught fire and burned to the water line and then sank near Beaver Cay, about 20nm offshore. All 5 people…

Sept 11 2007

Well we have had a couple of great days scad fishing, with over 200 in the freezer we are full to the brim!!!! With wonderful weather we are heading out to the Cairns seamount, then Flora and Holmes Reefs for a few days. Some reports from up on No: 10 have a couple of fish…

Sept 8 2007

Well the Townsville Light Tackle Tournament is over for another year, with this weeks 5 days being somewhat different from last year!!! The weather forecast had been pretty ordinary, and the fishing had been following suit. Last year the fishing off Cape Bowling Green was incredible with up to 17 fish a day and a…

16th August 2007

Hi everyone from sunny north Queensland. After a nice week run up the coast (770nm) to Townsville from the Gold Coast and some good bottom fishing it is time to get ready!!! Light tackle is about to fire with a nice body of warm water moving in which should hopefully bring the little black marlin…

22nd May 2007

A big week here on the Gold Coast with the annual Sanctuary Cove Boat Show. This is our version of Miami or Ft Lauderdale and is also a pretty big social event as well. Fishing has continued to be consistant with the few boats fishing all tagging one or two blues a day out off…

April 23 2007

With a beautiful forcast for 3-8 knots of wind we headed north from the Gold Coast up towards the Cape Moreton Wide grounds off Brisbane. (About 50nm from Jumpinpin Bar to the bite) Fishing north thru the Point Lookout area, where the bite had been during the week, did not result in much bait or…

19 March 2007

After Some great reports from about 60 miles north of us, I headed up to Cape Moreton wide (about 40 nm form Brisbane) for a few days. Got there a bit late on Saturday and missed a couple, the other boats that were there tagged 3-6 fish each. We ran back to Bulwar at the…