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Fishing

This is our favorite time of the year…

March 29, 2014 All At Sea 0

…with warm water from the north, with an exception last weekend with big seas,  we have had very nice sea conditions and good fishing. So as you can see in the pictures we have had some unusual catches, for example: Watson’s leaping bonito. It is a sub-tropical fish, ver …

This Easter weekend has been good with nice sea conditions

March 31, 2013 All At Sea 0

We had guests from the west of Orange NSW as well as two father and sons teams. The wind initially came in from NW but turned around to South Westerly around mid-morning. Out wide it would be a little uncomfortable but we were under the cliffs at Marley headland and it was qu …

An early autumn day at sea with dolphin fish and tuna

March 9, 2013 All At Sea 0

At last! After a very difficult couple of months with gale and wind warning and big seas, we had a very nice week with calm sea and clear skies. That gave us the opportunity to head out to the FADs chasing dolphin fish, also known as mahi mahi. This time we decided to head no …

A couple of boxes with a mixed catch

February 9, 2013 All At Sea 0

The team did well today, nobody seasick and a nice mixed catch. We had Tarwhine, Red Rock Cod, Maori Wrasse, Crimson banded wrasse, Blue Morwong, Wirrah cod, Yellowtail, Sea sweep, Striped sea pike, Mackerel tuna, and Gummy shark. So that is an average of three to four fish p …

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 …

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. …