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Deano & Darrens Black Marlin Recapture

On March 24th Deano Bartleson on “One Way” tagged a solo Black Marlin on the 18 mile, chuffed with the solo release Deano headed home. Most of us would think the 12kg Marlin would jump in the current and head south. On the 5th of June fellow SCGFC member Darren Lee fishing on board “Misty” caught an estimated 12 kg Black Marlin on the 18 mile...

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Dan Smiths 245kg (540lb) Blue Marlin

Dan Smiths 245kg (540lb) Blue Marlin

  Dan Smiths Blue that recently died off Cape Moreton, the fish took his Lumo “Smithy’s” lure and dived 300m without jumping before dying. Over 3 hours later the fish was bought to the boat and eventually weighed 540lb. Dan always tries to release billfish however the fish was put to good use and has been used for scientific research. Another...

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Warm Water Still Streaming Down

  The warm current is still streaming in along Teewah Beach and cutting across the Sunshine Coast 12 -18 mile grounds with plenty of Sails and Micro Blacks mixed in. The Noosa wide and Cape Moreton wide Grounds look likely for a Blue, Striped Marlin should become a target species now as the water cools as...

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1st of June rolls around along with the Billie’s

Yesterday saw the bite continue and several club boats hit the water start the new month with a bang. A mixture of Sailfish & Black Marlin were encountered including several micro Black Marlin that escaped throwing baits due to their punitive size. Top boat for Sunday was Michael Lassen on Jim Bob with 3 Billfish & several Dollies, Paddy and the boys on...

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A real mixed bag to keep us all keen

Paddy fished 27 08 and missed a Black while Never Home got a solid Blue beside them over the weekend. Deano found slimies on the 18m and Bryce got a previously tagged Black boat side before it jumped into the bowrail and cracked off. Reelhunter got 2 Sails and a Micro Black beside them. Word is Luna was catching them today light tackle (Tuesday). Finally Dave...

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Black Marlin Bulletin – April 2014

Hi All, Below is a message from Sam Williams and a copy of the latest Black Marlin Bulletin. Thanks Sam! Attached is the latest edition of the black marlin bulletin where we, ‘report on the steady numbers of juvenile black marlin samples taken along the east coast of Australia, from Southeast Queensland to Port Stephens together with Western Australian anglers...

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Welcome Post

SCGFC Members, Welcome to the new and upgraded club website. I would like to thank Tim Graham for his hard work and dedication to completing this and it was also Tim that built the previous website 5 years ago. There are the usual aspects of the site with the forum and club documents but with a few tweaks We now also have a blog section. Some of the bigger...

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