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Well done Earle, that is a very nice pigfish!

December 16, 2012 All At Sea 0

As you can see, pigfish is pinkish-red fish with a number of darker stripes running the full length of the body. It has a moderately large mouth and thick lips. Earle caught this one on a green prawn at one of our spots near the cliffs of Kurnell on a reef in about 25 metres. …

From Russia with love!

November 18, 2012 All At Sea 0

Welcome back to Australia, Valentin. It was nice to see you onboard today and you didn’t miss the opportunity to catch the fish of the day. It is a Gummy Shark and this one is 1.15 metre and came in at about 4.2 kilo. Gummy shark is a high quality fish suitable for all kind …

Squid, a Southern Calamari – hey how good are they!

November 3, 2012 All At Sea 3

They are very good eating. Fins are broad, as you can see in the picture, and extend full length of the mantle. These marine cephalopods have mottled purpley-brown skin with long, rounded side fins running almost the full length of their body, 8 shorter arms and 2 longer tent …

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. …

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 …

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 …

Moe caught a Long-Snouted Flounder. How about that!

August 26, 2012 All At Sea 2

We had another great day at sea today. But trolling for salmon didn’t produce, the massive schools of fish were feeding on match stick white bait and totally ignoring out little plastic lures. I don’t blame them. Reef fishing was a little slow, except Ahmed’s very nice …