Big news today with a 73.00kg tuna caught off Warrnambool by the crew aboard Nick Threlfall’s boat.  They were headed out for a deep sea bottom fish, when they saw birds working, and put out a lure on the eggbeater setup with braid, hooked up and landed it after a 2.5hr fight.tuna1 tuna2 tuna3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew Westlake, fishing off Port Fairy on the drift in 40m between the abalone farm and the water tower, kept a good schoolie and a mixed bag, released 4 gummies and plenty of pinkies.

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Geoff Verhoeff had a great day off Port Fairy today, catching and releasing two ripper schoolies one 20kg and one about 30kg, both let go as they were breeding females, and kept 3 gummies about 5kg each, and let another 4 go.DSC04251 DSC04252 DSC04253 DSC04256

Mick and Chris had a good day aboard “Are ya wet yet” in 42 metres off Warrnambool with this 10kg gummy and 1.8kg snapper.Photo 8-09-13 7 50 46 PM Photo 8-09-13 7 50 50 PM

 

Stacy Price fished Livingstons Bay in South Australia today for some nice calamari and garfish.

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On Cassius Cray we headed out off Warrnambool and caught a couple of gummies, some Jackass Morwong (Tarakihi), and a couple of pinkies.  Godfrey Strong joined us, and as always the friendly guys at Warrnambool Holiday Park looked after him for his accommodation.2013-09-08 13.51.54 2013-09-08 11.48.28 2013-09-08 11.35.32 2013-09-08 11.13.46 2013-09-08 11.13.15

Marty and Xavier Ellul fishing with Tim Clark had a great day off Portland with Trumpeter, blue eye, harpuka and snapper.1255191_10152754498092588_1944173237_n 1234492_10152754497712588_880872704_n 1234164_10152754498277588_495850506_n 1187236_10152754497942588_1028791803_n 1175470_10152754498597588_1552603174_n 581576_10152754497532588_1803258008_n

The Johnstone boys caught a couple of schoolies off Port Fairy today – the berley from Richardson Marine worked a treat!Photo 8-09-13 8 42 03 PM (HDR)