Thursday Sept 29 2005

Ran back from Lizard Island today, wind is finally starting to lay down a little bit. Spent the last 2 days fishing up on No:10 Ribbon Reef where the bite had been a little slower than to the south. We started out with a nice little fish for our angler Amy on her 21st birthday…

Sept 25 2006

Just finished our first 5 days heavy tackle for 2006: Fished Anthony and the biys from Sydney for 4 days. Tagged 2 fish in 4 days , of course the ones we tagged were 250 and 450lbs, whilst we jumped off a couple around 500lbs. And broke wire on a tailwraped fish after Anthony did…

August 2006

Well its been a big month, finished my MED 2 ticket in Cairns (Marine Engine Driver grade 2) which now means that I can legally do exactly the same things on my boat I have been doing forever!!! But did learn a lot about things that I have not had much exposure too. Learned how…

Fiji Trip 2006 on Megumi

Leaving the Gold Coast on the 25th of May 2006 we headed up to the Brisbane port of Manly to clear Customs and Immigration for the trip to Fiji. Aboard hull no: 9, the 44′ Assegai “Megumi” belonging to Garth and Maggie from Fiji. Captained by Greg Edwards, who built and ran the first Assegai…

COURAN COVE 2006……What a hoot !!

Firstly, i must thank Peter Hargreaves, tourney director of Couran Cove again this year. This guy works trielessly, along with rest of committee, Mike Clare,his son Peter, Peter Pakula, Matt Gross, Brett Clarke,John Norling and Mark Ward to drive this thing and help make it one of the most fun and friendliest tourneys around. We…

March 1 2006

Been a busy few months, getting some things taken care of on the boat, fishing a few days when the weather has allowed and lots of traveling. Got out a few days in early February, and managed to tag a few black marlin up to 100lbs on 20lb line, lots of fun!!. Mid Feb saw…

Friday October 28 2005

What a week this was, just finshed 6 days on the Bali-Hai, a beautiful 40 year old classic mothership. THe fishing has been incredible this week, with at least 10 fish right around the mark let go, and at least 2 over 1100 tagged as well. We had a mixed bag, jumping off 2 fish…

Wednesday October 12 2005

Been a bit busy to report as I should have, so here it is tonight as the boys are cooking dinner. Fished out of Cairns on the weekend of October 1 and 2, fishing was slow, but did stack up on big baits and caught some nice coral trout for dinner. October 3-7 I fished…

Wednesday October 12 2005

Been a bit busy to report as I should have, so here it is tonight as the boys are cooking dinner. Fished out of Cairns on the weekend of October 1 and 2, fishing was slow, but did stack up on big baits and caught some nice coral trout for dinner. October 3-7 I fished…