The Weather Gods Played Nice In Karratha
Well after copping shitty weather all June over the weekends including our exciting Billfish Shootout attempt the Weather Gods shined on Karratha and despite being on call i wasn't missing out this time.
In all we found two new spots, one by sheer fluke as we pulled up to sort out a tangle on the rocket launchers from a loose drag and a wind on leader and the sounds showed some activity. first drop with a Octa jig and a nice Rankin Cod jumped on and into the kill tank, three more drifts and we added a Saddle Tail and 2 Nice Red's
Marked that one for next time and headed towards Wandoo, my usual marks didn't fire but just before we pulled up and went searchiong for new ground we bagged a Rankin/Malabar cod double header to join the fish we had. 40 mins of searching in new territory we found more action and set the drift again and we found gold. 690mm Spango, nice Chinaman, Long Nosed Emperor (never seen one off Karratha) and the biggest Red of the day joined the fish in the Kill tank. It was that full the last Red didn't fit so we took two smaller fish out and with some ice put them in the Livie tank and left the rest in the Kill tank.
Gareth with the first drop Rankin
Ando with the first Red Emperor
Olie, a fishing virgin with his new PB fish. Hard to beat that one.
Ando with his Saddletail
Gareth with 690mm of Spango madness, he called it for a shark HAHA!
Ando’s new PB Red Emperor
Yours truly with as close as I got to landing a Red too.
The days catch, a new Las Vegas record haul there, need to pack another eski next time.
I Also got the family out too, with weather like this why wouldn’t you, three squid for dinner topped it off.
Las Vegas - Rolling the dice and trying your luck. 1M+ Barra summer target. 100kg Black Marlin winter target