Mini Kings, Maxi Fun

Mini Kings, Maxi Fun

January 23, 2020

The one reliable and predictable fishery has been kingfish, in metro bays and harbours. They have basically been on tap. But – it’s hard to find keepers.

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Norfolk Island - Getting it Right

Norfolk Island - Getting it Right

January 20, 2020

Norfolk is a beautiful place with very good fishing. But there are a few traps for new players. I get so many inquiries about the place after posting pics and videos! So in this little report I’ll be covering both the good and the bad – without fear, or favour.

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Down Down, Deeper and Down

Down Down, Deeper and Down

January 13, 2020

We ran a live slimy mackerel off the downrigger. Maneuvering the big boat around the moorings in a nasty cross wind wasn’t easy. But James handled it like the champ he is. A few passes and BANG.

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A Day With The Rat Pack

A Day With The Rat Pack

January 06, 2020

It was time for an alternative. The three things I like about Texas are:
It can be an excellent kingfish ground;
It’s north-east of Broken Bay, meaning you can ride the summertime nor’ easter back;
There’s a big trap field a few klicks south which hold mahi when the water’s warm.

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Bass Kingfish and Salmon

Bass Kingfish and Salmon

November 11, 2019

We started out with the 10 gram jigs. But hooked fish boatside coughed up bait a little shorter and slimmer than even the tiny 10 gram jigs. It was time to break out the secret weapon

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Big Bubbles No Troubles

Big Bubbles No Troubles

November 04, 2019

Cast your float and fly *ahead* of the leading edge of the school. These fish seem to have a pretty narrow field of vision. The big buzz comes when you see them spot the fly, turn, and suck it down.  

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Spring Time is King Time

Spring Time is King Time

October 30, 2019

The plan was, downrigging. I didn’t have much intel to go on! Excepting a short video from the Drone Shark app Facebook page showing a school of kings swimming off Bondi Beach

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Skipjack Attack

Skipjack Attack

September 30, 2019

Can’t recommend chasing these pelagic on light gear too highly! No big gear or long runs to the Shelf needed.

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Catch giant kingfish on jigs

Kingfish and Chill

September 20, 2019

We had a ball on Sunday, even though we didn’t find the big ones we wanted. Quite sure that will happen soon.

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Chasing Kingfish Off Sydney

Chasing Kingfish Off Sydney

November 22, 2018

From a few years ago but only discovered last month. Keen Sydney fisho and expert photographer James Ibrahim recorded his impressions of a typical day offshore. No hype, no BS, and so good that I’ve left it exactly as he wrote it. Just added links to the tackle he mentions, in the story. Hoping you enjoy it, Andy

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