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HUNTING GIANTS ABOARD AN O’BRIEN 43

HUNTING GIANTS ABOARD AN O’BRIEN 43

The Captain’s crew head back to the Great Barrier Reef with a new mission: to catch the first giant black marlin of the 2018 season. We’re aboard Hellraiser II and equipped with a new special weapon. This is one of the first game boats to be fitted with a thru-hull...
SPEARFISHING BLACK MARLINS IN FNQ

SPEARFISHING BLACK MARLINS IN FNQ

Travis Hogan dreams big in a small trailer boat, hunting for black marlin in a Haines Hunter V19   We may live in Far North Queensland, but that doesn’t mean the gamefishing is at our doorstep. In fact, it’s further away than you’d think – it’s about 40 nautical...
MARLIN MOJO

MARLIN MOJO

The Captain’s 10 Golden Rules for hooking more marlin. Jeez, I wish someone told us a bit earlier – like 10,000 litres of fuel earlier!   The Captain knows a fisherman who hooked (and lost) nine marlin before finally landing one. Such is the fighting prowess of...
FRENCH CONNECTION

FRENCH CONNECTION

  The Captain flexes the fibers of a family fisher, taking an Arvor 675 Sportsfish to the end of the earth in search of game-fishing gold.   With nothing but the dull glow of the anchor light to guide us, we pushed on into the black nothingness. Our...