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reef fish

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 …

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 …