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A great solo effort


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Dave Granville sent a note to say that he finally got to christen Gotimon yesterday with a couple of solo blacks. He went two for two – one being a solid 60kg fish which gave him a real workout on the spinning rod. This is the beauty of the summer with the little blacks on the Sunshine and Gold Coasts, they are so accessible and you don’t need a big boat (or a crew for that matter) to catch them!Look at the pic – one hand on the rod, one on the wheel. Dave is an awesome photographer, but I have no idea how he managed to get this great action shot together. We’re looking forward to a solo blue marlin photo in a year Dave! ;-)Update: Dave tells me that this picture was taken by Brent Higgins from his new 4.5m tinny Kartika. Brent has also been taking advantage of the great fishing close to Mooloolaba and in the two trips last week he caught 5 blacks and a sail from 8 bites.

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