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king fish

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 …

It was a dark and stormy night with rain bucketing down ☺

May 3, 2015 All At Sea 0

Actually not so bad after all but we were very close to postponing the day with offshore swell up to four meters, wind from the south to 20 knots and rain on the radar. But Joanne’s team was happy to go along and make it as good a day as possible for Gary ‘the birthday &h …

THEY HAVE ARRIVED!!

December 7, 2013 All At Sea 0

Yes, a first for the season, we hooked up a beautiful golden dolphin fish, also known as mahi mahi in the US or Dorado in South America and Spain. It was last Saturday 7th December. It is very unusual that they are coming through so early in December. Last season was late wit …

Fish of the week! A very nice kingfish out of Port Hacking

February 22, 2013 All At Sea 0

Just to make it easy to find us, Port Hacking forms the southern boundary of Sydney. Working inland from the sea, the north bank of Port Hacking is formed by southern suburbs from Cronulla to Grays Point. The southern bank is mainly land within the Royal National Park. Port H …

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 …

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 …

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 …