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Year / 2012

Larva Lure - Change it, lock it, catch it

Back home after their Cairns marlin season, Capt. Brent James on Mauna Kea sent me a couple of pics from their 2012 season above and below. After yesterday’s epic day out: The fishing ‘out wide’ is keeping things interesting for the fleet still in the north, with plentiful whale sharks and tuna (yellow and big […]

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Pakula Lures

This time of year we often venture ‘out wide’ to find the marlin on the tuna aggregation. Though, usually ‘out wide’ is a lot further out than what we found them this year.  Less than 20 miles from the edge, which puts the fishing in reach of even the smaller boats in the fleet and […]

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Some really good fishing at both ends of the Queensland coast yesterday. Great fishing to the north Up north, a few of us ventured wide of the Bank to find the good water and found a bunch of yellowfin, big eye, whale sharks….and marlin.  Capt. Brad Craft on Castille III found a bunch of them […]

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Yesterday saw a few more fish making themselves known along the edge off Cairns from Spur up to Opal Reef.  Capt. Hayden Bell on the Release caught two around the 400lb mark and had a third fish about 600lbs come off at the back of the boat. Hayden also had a bite from a big […]

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Only a few fish around for the fleet yesterday, but Capt. Chris “Sharky” Miles on Kanahoee is certainly keeping his guests amongst them. Adding to a spectacular day 1 on Tuesday with three fish to 950lbs, they added another two yesterday…to 1000lbs! The big girl was one half of a successful double header. Sharky put the […]

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