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)

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Fishing north thru the Point Lookout area, where the bite had been during the week, did not result in much bait or condition so after some good reports further north I kept heading that way. Way out wide we came across a dead whale floating with nice yellowfin and dolphin fish in the area, we got a nice one of each and kept going as the smell was a bit rank!! There was one big tiger shark on it, and the next day when it had drifted in closer reports had a dozen big tigers and a 14 foot great white all having a good feed!!!

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Late afternoon we tagged a big striped marlin about 330lbs, and nice 350 lb blue before running in behind Moreton Island for a flat glassy calm night at anchor.

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Back out to the area we fished a few weeks ago we got 2 good blues by 10am and then started trolling south towards home. About 4 miles south we jumped off another stripy and that was about it for the day, the fish seemed to shut down from Moreton Canyon south, but a further 20-40 miles north the bite continued with a few fish an hour for the boats fishing the Mooloolabar Tournament. I heard on the radio there were 49 marlin in 2 days from around 20 boats.

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Back home for the week till the next blow during the week blows through. The fish should be here for at least another month and with 10 marlin in 5 days it has been consistent to incredible. So jump on a plane and come and have a blast with us on Tradition.

Tim

www.TraditionCharters.com