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…

Dec 11 2005

We just finished the trip from Cairns to the Gold Coast, joining Glenn and I were my mentors from previous years on the reef: Capt Greg “Muddy” Edwards from Assegai fame, and his uncle Capt Geoff Ferguson. Geoff is one of the first people I fished with, and is a retired legend of Lizard Island…

Dec 5 2006

Well it has been a pretty incredible season. Sitting here looking back at what will go down as one of the best seasons for BIG fish I can remember. “TRADITION” with my crew of Glenn Hillier, Brett Chain, Bennett Griffin, Frankie Marion and Paul Sharpe experienced some of the roughest weather and finest fishing imaginable!!!…

Dec 1 2005

Our season ended up with half our fish under 400 and the other half over 500lbs, including many 800lb fish and 4 tagged over 900lbs, as well as missing quite a few big fish, and having a few fall off close to the boat. With most of 2006 already booked, it is looking to be…

November 17 2005

Well I finally have a day to catch my breath and get back online with an update from the past couple of weeks. Oct 28- Nov 3 we had some clients from the US staying onboard the mothership “The Boss” for 7 days. After a late start and bait fishing the first day from Cooktown.…