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Month / December 2011

Larva Lure - Change it, lock it, catch it

Some more reports from the fleet returning home to southern ports indicate the season is well underway all down the coast. Off Musgrave, Grant on Cjig went three from four blue marlin yesterday including one that Grant put at around 550lbs for 11 year old Julian. Julian’s getting plenty of experience on the marlin this […]

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Pakula Lures

Cairns: A catch up report from fishing out wide over the past two days. On KEKOA we returned from an overnight trip to Holmes Reef (it was almost like a fly-by!) and while the trip out was pretty quiet, we released three from four on the trip back in with two blue marlin and one […]

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Millimetres that is! Photo of a 1290mm short length black marlin that Ben “Nosto” Bright and partner Kristy Philliskirk released on Ben’s boat Last Cast yesterday.  Photo by Fish Philliskirk from nearby making it look much bigger than it was. Ben estimates it was around the 12kg mark. Good news on the marlin fishing Cairns […]

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Square Bear released a 350lb blue marlin. Capt. Craig “Sparra” Denham said it was half of a potential double header with the other fish, a smaller marlin up at the same time. The clean water appears to be pushing closer to the edge.  Good luck to the boats fishing today! And congratulations go out to […]

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The presentation for the Ladies Ribbons tournament is tonight so I can’t give you any results yet sorry. Unfortunately though there were no billfish tagged amongst 40 boats competing and so the placings will be fought out among the other gamefish species weighed (of which there were plenty! Capt. Corey Hard on Askari got plenty […]

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