It's not always about the fish you catch in Exmouth

It's not always about the fish you catch in Exmouth

Notice the sea anchor in the back ground. This little guy came in for a visit


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Awesome

Sun, 2008-05-25 15:55

You lucky bugger, been trying to see one of those myself, just not having any luck and dont want to have to pay a fortune to the comm boats to see one.

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Great stuff

Sun, 2008-05-25 15:58

That would be great to see.
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yea Adam very lucky.... Came

Sun, 2008-05-25 15:58

yea Adam very lucky.... Came up to the boats two days. Was only about 6 metres but very friendly.

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Is that a Cobia?

Sun, 2008-05-25 15:59

Under the Whale Shark? 

 

Thanks.

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yes I think so.... threw a

Sun, 2008-05-25 16:02

yes I think so.... threw a popper out a couple of times but wouldn't come out. Didn't get it too close as i didn't want to scare away the whale shark.

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graceful!

Sun, 2008-05-25 16:07

A great picture for sure and one of the most graceful species that swims!

Looks like a "Slender Suckerfish" underneath!

 

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Whale sharks

Mon, 2008-05-26 18:41

L ast month I drove up to Exmouth and we paid approximately $1200 for the family to enjoy this experience that you chanced upon. Great photos.

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not a cobia, as Ryan said,

Mon, 2008-05-26 18:44

not a cobia, as Ryan said, looks like a suckerfish.

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Great shot BQ!

Tue, 2008-05-27 08:12

Love the photo mate! Top shot - not someting you see every day. 

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Nice photo! On my families

Tue, 2008-05-27 14:10

Nice photo!

On my families list to do to.

Hope you got to see a few Willy, for that price.

 

Cheers Pete