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October 2012

Michael caught a groper up the river at South West Arm

October 27, 2012 All At Sea 2

Well done Michael, as you now know the thick bodied gropers have peg teeth, heavy scales, a large tail and thick lips. Juveniles, as the one you caught, are brown to green brown. Adult females are brown to reddish-brown. Each scale may have a darker red spot. The adult males …

Another box office hit for Nigel…

October 26, 2012 All At Sea 2

You see, Nigel is a movie producer and this blue morwong followed the script! It’s a nice two kilo fish, perfect for baking whole, we like them scaled and the cavity filled with your favourite herbs and spices, three cuts along the body of the fish to even the cooking time. …

Hey, even a Yankee can catch a fish Down Under :-)

October 20, 2012 All At Sea 5

Yep, it was a nice day with Keith, Bruce, Phillip, Matthew and Harry and Bob from Florida. We had a very nice session with a massive school of baitfish on the surface with gannets and mutton birds diving like crazy to reach the food. And all stirred up by dolphins feeding and …

Martin is having fish and chips this weekend…

October 6, 2012 All At Sea 4

Gummy shark, like the one Martin caught yesterday is a very nice table fish. Ryan from Melbourne, also onboard knows it very well as Flake. The term flake is used in Australia to indicate the flesh of any of several species of small shark, but particularly the gummy shark. Th …