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Barras Alive!

It appears to me that the 2013 barra drought has been broken! Reports during the last fortnight have been electric from the coastal saltwater sector, Shoal Bay taking prize honours for the pick of locations. That place can rock and … Continue reading

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Roll up Roll up…..

Roll up, roll up folks…it seems the weather will be good for a little while yet and here comes the neaps again! Last week, the springs were good for the land-based fishos with barramundi starting to fire again around our … Continue reading

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What’s Hot Jock?

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How many times a day do you think I hear…’So what are they catching them on?’ With the barra scene currently playing a little difficult, your choice of product can often mean a fish or no fish. Well, here’s a … Continue reading

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Drop The Spanner!!

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Well it’s been fun and games for the boys from Darwin’s Vision Sportsfishing. Earlier this week, a frenzied pelagic jigging session claimed more tackle than was expected and it therefore came time to improvise. Out came the tool box full … Continue reading

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Big Barra Bounty….

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Funny how things happen….all of a sudden, the barramundi reports are coming again. Unlikely we can put it down to any increase in water temps so perhaps it’s just a good set of tides and the building moon. The southern … Continue reading

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A Pelagic Nutcase….

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Well for those that just love a big Mack, this should get you salivating profusely. Fresh from the man himself Blake Gilmore, now known as Happy Gilmore, these images are enough to send the blue-water boys into panic. Blake quoted, … Continue reading

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It’s Tuna Time!

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Well, seeing as the barramundi are on strike to some degree it’s even more reason to tackle the Bluewater Pelagics. The Long-tail Tuna are now showing up close to home with good sightings and casting sessions taking place just off … Continue reading

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Bring On The Bluewater

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With a bit of luck, this weekend will be a winner out on the Bluewater. The south-easterly’s don’t look too bad with the afternoon breeze back to 10-15knots. Certainly the inshore reefs off Dundee would be a good choice for … Continue reading

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Bluewater Set To Fire

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I think the Bluewater Season is set to be a cracker. The reports so far have echoed Sailfish in large numbers, the odd Marlin including a monster landed off Dundee last week, Red Emporer, Goldies, Trout and Jewfish to name … Continue reading

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Cast That Lure Mate…

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Well it’s another one done and dusted, in fact my 10th Barra Nationals, and what a week it was. To say it was tough would be an understatement but I can honestly say it will go down in my record … Continue reading

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