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tuna at Port Fairy
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Our Tuna Season 2017

The bluefin tuna season 2017 is as good as over, and we didn’t get to make the most of it. Between working more weekends, having higher boat loan repayments so our fuel budget is tight,...

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September 24, 2017
Tomikin
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Tomikin

After fishing the Canberra Yellowfin Competition in May 2017 from Bermagui, we then retired to The Moorings at Tomikin for the rest of the week. We had previously fished out of Bateman’s Bay, but we...

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May 27, 2017
Sailfish S8 Layout
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Sailfish S8 Layout

We have now had out Sailfish S8 for four months, and we have done over 100 hours on the engines, so we have had time to work out a few things. We have made a...

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April 22, 2017
First Marlin
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Rod’s First Marlin

After fishing at Bermagui for about 20 years, mainly for Yellow Fin Tuna, Rod came out on our Sailfish S8 and caught his first Marlin!

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March 25, 2017
Cuzzy bros Sailfish S8
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Sailfish S8

There hasn’t been much fishing for a couple of months until recently. This is because I sold the Quintrex Trident 610, and commission a Sailfish S8 catamaran. I picked it up in the middle of...

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January 14, 2017
humpback whale
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Whales, Dolphins and Seals

Our last trip to Portland, at the end of the bluefin tuna season, was not profitable. But of all the boats that were out, I think only two boats caught anything. So it’s clearly starting...

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October 01, 2016
Apollo Bay
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Apollo Bay

We are trying a lot of new spots this season, particularly chasing blue fin tuna. A couple of weeks ago, we tried Apollo Bay on the Great Ocean Road for the first time. It was...

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July 31, 2016
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