Plentiful fishing options for last week of school holidays
The colder weather has brought some changes to the fishing scene, with more mackerel in the shallow waters of the gulf.
Warmer water currents west of Tantabiddi Beach are continuing to provide anglers with great options for pelagic species such as mahi-mahi.
Black marlin, sailfish, wahoo, and tuna are also still showing up.
The biggest challenges have been the queues at the ramp, with the Tantabiddi boat ramp carpark so full that cars and trailers were parked along the main road during some of the holiday period.
Many families hit the camp sites westside with boats, kayaks and kids over these holidays, but now the retirees are arriving in droves.
Shore-based fishing has been exceptionally good and the grey nomads will love it.
Joey Atzeni headed out jet-skiing with Marcus Longhurst recently and caught this ripper rubyfish, pictured, on a jig.
The Exmouth Game Fishing Club’s Masters competition is coming up fast on May 11-12.
All anglers must be more than 50 years old. Crew members can be any age.
Register at egfc.com.au.
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