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Overnighting in Noggin


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On the way up yesterday on board Reel Chase, we encountered this hammerhead in our spread. Not at all interested in what we had to offer – we had to watch the footage several times to make sure he was even alive! (A few small beats of the tail at the end gave it away – perhaps he was asleep?) We also came across a couple of marlin tailing down sea. Heading in the right direction!The Phantom, who have been on the same track as us for the last couple of days, sharing anchorage at Gilbey’s and Noggin last night, jumped off another black on a lazer pro on the way to the bait spot. Tradition is at Cape Bowling Green getting their share of the juvie black marlin action with 2 from ‘several’ yesterday. But the best news comes from Viking fishing Linden Bank who went 3 from 5 on the larger blacks indicating an early start to the season. Capt. Bill reports that one of the fish was about 650lb and had a group of small ones with her all lit up doing their thing.Now that the Innisfail tournament is finished there should be a lot more heavy tackle activity in the coming week.

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