Graham Black and David Russell are pictured here with a 14kg and 13kg bluefin from today off Port Fairy.IMG_4760 IMG_4761 IMG_4762

Melissa and Dave Magilton tagged and released plenty of bluefin and albies off Warrnambool in their brief fish between milking today!10246786_10202636844115979_988091964470309898_n

Salty Dog Charters at Port Fairy have had a great time of it as well, catching plenty and Dan keeping his customers thrilled with the action and service.  Pictured is what was kept today.  Brad Parkinson, Steve Atto and Benjamin Haynes had no problems catching big numbers off Port Fairy today also.10271627_855517034474546_298298609017314608_n

Fresh from a couple of fleeting visits to the South-West fishing for tuna, Kev McLoughlin was back on home territory today adding some variety to the Good Friday seafood menu, with this nice snapper off Angelsea, which was about 3kg and one of five caught.603626_10203156935540241_6966305703152783359_n

Below are some impressive statistics from Scott Gray’s day out at the shelf trolling for tuna yesterday off Port Fairy. The trip out was 20-25 knots, home was 25-30 knots, with trolling in between. All the trolling was with diving minnow lures using only 3L fuel per hour.

Boat: Seacruiser 5600CC
Motor: 2013 Suzuki DF140ATX
Dry weight: 1200kg
Load: 415kg
Total weight: 1615kg
Distance travelled: 174km
Fuel used: 86 litres
Average economy: 0.49 litres/kmScott Gray