As at Monday July 24, 2006
|OFFSHORE: There wasn't a lot for the offshore boys to cheer about this week with 20 to 30 knot south easterlies and a 3m to 4m outside swell making the reef belt a no go zone on all but the first and last days of the week. Unfortunately, even on the fishable days it was pretty hard yakka with a lot of hours and effort put in by the hard core fisho's for a fairly ordinary return. The only reports of note, in fact, were from North Reef where those who made the effort were in turn rewarded with some fairly passable catches of Squire, Trevally, Cobia, Pearl Perch, Moses Perch and Estuary Cod.|
And the two photos above? They were a couple that we didn't have room
for in last week's report, so... here they are now. Rod Mangede from Landsborough
(above left) was on a full day Cougar
Too charter to Double Island Point last Wednesday week when
he boated the 3kg Gold Band Snapper he's posing with. Rod, who was part
of a Lanhams Hardware group outing, was kitted
out with a Penn Power Stick and a Shimano TLD 20 reel loaded with 20lb
|Hey, if you've got broadband why not check
this short video of the sea life and surroundings on the HMAS Brisbane.
Unfortunately, if you're on dialup, it will take a
lot longer to load up.
It's almost a year since this magnificent vessel was laid to rest off Mooloolaba and already it's a haven for a multitude of marine life.
Interested? Just click on the photo on the right for a taste of adventure ----->