August 22 2005

Now anchored at Nara Inlet in the Whitsundays, spent 5 days in the Swains Reef system, mostly trolling for pelagics, and a bit of spearing for coral trout for dinner. Had great weather with ligth winds and flat seas for the past week, and did raise one tiny little black marlin but he disappeared before…

August 14 2005

Leaving the Gold Coast today headed for the top of Fraser Isalnd , then up the outside of the Swains Reef complex to see if there are any nice blues hiding up there, then over to Townsville for the light tackle black marlin and sailfish until Sept 8, still a few days open end of…

August 14 2005

Leaving the Gold Coast today headed for the top of Fraser Island , then up the outside of the Swains Reef complex to see if there are any nice blues hiding up there, then over to Townsville for the light tackle black marlin and sailfish until Sept 8, still a few days open end of…

July 30 2005

Ran out on the slick calm Pacific ocean out to the wide grounds. Trolled for a bit the deep dropped for a few hours and caught a bunch of really nice big fish, hapukas and blue eye trevallas. Lots of porpoise and a few whales still heading north to Hervey Bay. We will be there…

July 30 2005

Ran out on the slick calm Pacific ocean out to the wide grounds. Trolled for a bit the deep dropped for a few hours and caught a bunch of really nice big fish, hapukas and blue eye trevallas. Lots of porpoise and a few whales still heading north to Hervey Bay. We will be there…

July 16 2005

Fished Well the wind backed off all day and by lunch was beautiful, water was dirty inshore and out to about 20 miles, then got cleaner as the day got on, but only to the north up by Jims. Had a drop on Jims and caught a big Hapuka on the first drop, then had…