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Marlin

A marlin at Middle Ground! The first for the season.

January 11, 2016 All At Sea 0

It was an exciting day at sea last Saturday 9th January. At Middle Ground we found massive schools of mackerel on the surface, chased by predators below. And our big live mackerel work well with Adam hooking up a 70 kilo marlin. Unfortunately lost after a 15 minute battle. An …

Sergio’s team and Neil caught heaps of tuna

April 8, 2012 All At Sea 2

To me it was a tough day at the office; the forecast was good but reality different. We picked up a few mahi mahi at our inshore FAD and then proceeded to the Port Hacking FAD about 12 nautical miles offshore. We found a confused sea, short and sharp waves and wind increasing …

This was one day we get in a hundred…

February 19, 2012 All At Sea 0

We had one of these magic days on the water today, no wind and the sea like a lake, clear sky, sunny and warm. With big schools of mackerel mixed in with bonito and reef fish. And Sammy The Seal wasn’t there stealing the catch like yesterday. The team did really well wi …

Mahi mahi down under! Lisa from Pennsylvania enjoyed the day

February 15, 2012 All At Sea 3

We were lucky with the sea conditions today. A little choppy to start with but the sea improved as the day went by. Very nice team, great catch of tuna and dolpin fish under Fisheries FAD. Water temp about 24.5 at 140 metres. Current from the north at 2, perhaps 2.5 knots.

Matt’s team hooked up a marlin, stripies and mackerels

February 11, 2012 All At Sea 1

Matt’s team had a good day today. Starting a bit slow with pretty lumpy sea, up to two metres and short and sharp. So we decided to head out about 4 nm to our nearest float, ie FAD. Nothing there but pushing on further east with our light tuna trolling gear we suddenly …