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All At Sea

Another day in the office…

November 3, 2017 All At Sea 0

…and it was a good one with a very nice crew with Yong Pan’s COSCO team and Jenna the team leader.  We landed a nice catch, not big in numbers but mixed reef fish and pelagics like bonito and kingfish.  The most exciting hookup was a mako shark on our floating blue …

Clear blue sunny skies, calm seas and fish are biting!

June 9, 2015 All At Sea 0

It was a very nice Queen’s Birthday long weekend with mixed catch of fish and different every day. We also had great sightings of humpback whales, bottlenose dolphins and seals. Fish of the day is difficult to call but Ruby’s snapper is a strong candidate. It is also wort …

Sergeant Baker – this was a fine catch for Suzanna

January 18, 2013 All At Sea 0

The Sergeant Baker fish is probably named after Governor Phillip’s orderly sergeant, William Baker. As you can see, they can be recognised by its long tapering body, blotched coloration and its behavior of sitting on top of rocks looking out for passing prey, as divers …

And this is a true fishing story when…

January 11, 2013 All At Sea 0

… 14 Year old Daniel hooked up a kingfish on a handline, couldn’t hold it and dropped the reel. Well we turned around and spotted the reel, still with a fish on. On recovery the line broke and fish gone! But a little later the crew noticed a line and a fish behind it, tan …

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 …

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. …