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North Queenland light tackle & tournament season


Report from Peter “Mudda” Mammino who tagged 3 blacks in a couple of hours fishing yesterday that its shaping up well in NQ and just right for the Lucinda tournament in 4 weeks!

Mudda reports there are a few of the 8-10kg models around this year.

The Lucinda comp will run 21 & 22 July!

While Cairns is having a shocking run of weather so far this winter anglers can’t wait to get out there and see how many are about after last year’s fantastic giant black marlin season which was sure to boost stocks.

The Cairns Bluewater Telstra Business Centre Light Tackle Billfish Tournament runs 28th-31st August28th-31st August.

Townsville Game Fishing Club held their annual monthly comp days over the weekend with two billfish tags recorded including a black marlin for Fish-A-Bunga and a sail for Trophy.  Game Changer also had a tussle with a larger reef black.

The Townsville Game Fishing Club’s Billfish Challenge runs 21-24 August.

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