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Amazing fishing here in Darwin! There about 35 species here which can be targeted on fly and we have had about 15 so far. Some big fish too, my first (and only so far) Barramundi was 75cms long and we have had Queenfish up to 87cm. I hooked a Giant Trevally today which ran an entire flyline and a heap of backing into the mangroves, the drag was near locked up. Simply unbelievable strength! I lost the fish but I was lucky to get the fly line back!! Paul was hooked up at the same time.. His got off too so were both looking forward to our next battle with a GT. Thanks to Graeme P. Williams for keeping us on the fish!

This morning (very early, my brain was not in gear) i wiped Paul’s memory card thinking it was mine so a lot of this footage (for SLTV) got lost!! I guess its always a risk when 2 camera’s are identical.. Annoying?  no.. Heart breaking! It’s impossible to repeat a moment in fishing. We’ll just have to catch more, so thats not a bad thing!

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  1. Boyd Wilson
    March 26th, 2010 at 10:40 | #1

    How’s the weather Ronan? Not too humid for you I hope. Caught any good size Jacks as yet? Good to see you having some more fun ya buggers!

    Cool stuff Boydo.

  2. March 31st, 2010 at 08:00 | #2

    Cheers Boydo..I Have not targeted Mangrove Jacks yet, I did pick up a little one though.. The humidity and heat is manageable during the day but I cant sleep without air con!! I’ll be having more fun for the next month then its back to my other life in which I work… if I can find some!

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