Gearing up for Lizard Island

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Not too many reports from the reef today as many boats re-stock and changeover in preparation for the tournament. We were joined in Watson’s Bay last night by Castille III, Moana III, Reel Ripe. Many more are in today for the briefing this evening.Capt. Tim Dean heads to the rock after a few top days on Calypso with three fish in the 9-950lb range. Yesterday, Capt. Steve on Kianja got one about 700lb on Number 5 Ribbon and Capt. Tim Richardson tells me he saw 6 yesterday including a nice big one with two males along side but no bites form them. He released a small on on Number 10.Mike Hallam skipper of trailer boat Reel Nice sent me this pic of an estimated 300lb-er they got for angler Steven Woody while the weather was still good (looking great for next week too!) This was Stevens first billfish and was released at Linden Bank last Wednesday.