Both my son Glenn and I have been catching some great catches of yelllowfin and albacore on our charter boats Broadbill and Billfisher.

The fish have varied from 20 kg to 60 kg and the albies up to 15kg, it has been a great run of excellent fishing The best methods have been cubing (chumming and trolling bib less minnows). The majority of fish have been caught along the 400 fathom line around 25 nautical miles out

They have gone off at the moment but the currents are back now and it won't be long and we'll be into them again in late Sept and October.

Fish Species: Yellowfin and albacore
Bait Used: pichards
Tackle Used: 15 and 24kg stand up
Method Used: chumming
Water Depth: 400 fathoms
Water Temperature: 19 degrees c
Wind Direction: North east
Wind Speed: 20 knots
A typical winter catch
A typical winter catch

All healthy fish
All healthy fish

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About The Author: Ross Hunter

Company: Ross Hunter's gamefishingcharters p/l

Area Reporting: sydney

Bio: Father and son Captains Ross and Glenn Hunter operate their most respected gamefishing vessels Billfisher and Broadbill out of Sydney and Pt Stephens (approx 100 nm north of Sydney)They have been professional skippers for 20 years and have pretty much caught or hold records for most gamefish caught in our waters. The species are blue, black and striped marlin, spearfish,wahoo, mahis then in winter gut busting yellowfin, bluefin and makos.Some of their achievements can be viewed on their excellent web site They specialize in marlin in the summer and yellowfin in the winter. Catches of up to 21 marlin in a day have been recorded.

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