September 2012

Mel overcomes seasickness by catching flathead

September 22, 2012 All At Sea 12

Well, at last after a number of cancellations because of weather warnings and sea conditions, we finally hit a really nice day with sea less than a metre and clear sky. Reef fishing was a bit slow but change of tactic to drifting for flathead save the day. We ended up with a …

A nice day at sea with Australian salmon in the ice box

September 9, 2012 All At Sea 2

Yes, it was a good day today with a mix of fishing techniques, i.e. reef fishing on anchor, trolling for pelagic species and drifting for flathead. And the winner today was trolling and tracking down a school of salmon along the Royal National Park. They are a great sport fis …

Hey, this Ian’s first hammerhead shark

September 4, 2012 All At Sea 0

Hammerhead sharks are amazing predators that use their oddly shaped heads to improve their ability to find prey. Their wide-set eyes give them a very good visual range and they can scan the ocean for their prey. It’s amazing, they have a group of sensors which allows them d …