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Easter in Hervey Bay

Lyn and Neil spent the last two days of Easter on the water in Hervey bay. The weather was great for a change and the fish were biting. Longtail Tuna were prolific but the losses to sharks was hard to take at times, by Monday morning the sharks were really on the ball, following the tuna schools and taking four out of five fish hooked.

As usual, Hervey turned on some fantastic micro jig action on Golden and Brassy Trevally.  A few unusual jig captures also turned up this trip, a longtail tuna and a bullray spicing up the action!

Here’s a few pictures from the trip.

Lyn and Longtail Tuna caught on snapback soft plastic

Another nice 95cm goldy on jig

A nice diamond trevally on micro jig

This longtail fell for a 30g Ima jig

Lyn with a nice brassy trevally caught on micro jig

Neil with golden trevally caught on Ima jig

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4 Responses to Easter in Hervey Bay

  1. Pete Cherrett April 20, 2012 at 1:01 pm #

    Nice on guys. Glad the Bay treated you more nicely this time.
    The Goldens definitely love the light jigs.

    • Jones's Tackle April 20, 2012 at 1:44 pm #

      Thanks Pete. Hervey Bay with no whitecaps…wondered if I was in the right place! 🙂

  2. Paul Dolan April 20, 2012 at 10:59 pm #

    Neil and Lyn great to see you guys got some nice fish and weather the micro jigs go so well around the bay,and yes the bloody sharks are eating well with all the tuna they are stealing,I had some Japanese clients lose quite a few stick baits and poppers a few weeks back,Simon donated a few to them as well.Hope to see you guys back up here again soon.

    Regards Paul

    • Jones's Tackle April 21, 2012 at 8:34 am #

      Hey Paul, bet you can hardly wait for the new mothership 🙂
      Hope to get up again soon.

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