Fri 24th Oct 2008

Back in Cooktown this morning to resupply with Donnie and Rob for a few days. The last few days have seen a some good wind, some big fish and a few misses!!! On Sunday we jumped off a really big fish up at Day Reef, and went back on Monday and found a small one…

Oct 19 2008

Lizard Island Guess what? The wind is still blowing hard, solid 25-30 knots the last few days, with the 7 day forecast for the same. But the good news is that the fish have seemed to have returned after a few days on the quiet. We joined the Atlantic Princess on Friday night after our…

Oct 10 2008

Well after another great breakfast and swim behind No:5 Ribbon Reef, and a good session on the big baits we fished up from the bottom of No: 5 to the top of No: 8 in the afternoon. There were 11 fish tagged today, with Kanahoee tagging 2 fish on No:7, while we caught Lydie her…

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…