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Month / June 2011

Larva Lure - Change it, lock it, catch it

We’re winding down our Gulf season this week and have our last barra fishing guests join us in a few days before we head back to Cairns and begin preparations for the marlin season ahead. But that doesn’t mean that the action in the Gulf is over by any means! Ben “Notso” Bright has recorded […]

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Pakula Lures

What would we do without Mark? In a week where the blue marlin bite has been largely absent in South East Queensland and southern boats are more inclined to chase the big tuna (although they are seeing more marlin that expected at this time of year on the shelf) Mark saves the day with this […]

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The annual Townsville Game Fishing Club Billfish Challenge will be held on September 2 to 7, 2011.  This year the format has changed to allow teams fishing to remain at sea for the duration of the competition with no compulsory return to Port days (save the final day of course).  Here’s a sneak peak of […]

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The Darwin Game Fishing Club’s Billfish Classic is over for another year with 47 billfish raised, 16 hooked and 7 tagged.   Mario Faggion has written a really interesting round up that you can read online on here (with photos).  Final results: CHAMPION BILLFISH TEAM: All Hooked Up – Pat Tait, Trevor and Jayden Robb RUNNER […]

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Thank you Michael for writing this: A fishing legend left us last Friday – Geoff Ferguson who began commercial fishing off the Gold Coast in his red Haines Hunter in the 70’s and became a legend fishing the Queensland coast on Reef Hunter, Reef Hunter 2, Cervantes, Kamari and Inkwazi to name a few, passed […]

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