CATCH WORTH WAITING FOR ! !
Originally planned to depart at 0730
Datuk Fluit, Hans and Marc had to sit at the cafe praying for the storm to pass.
By 1000, they decided to GO despite the rain !!!
By 1400, here's their catch !!!!
Hans (Left) with 2 King Mackerels
Datuk Fluit with his Bone Fish and a Diamond Trevally
In the Pail
1 Stout Long-Tom
One half Mackerel with the other half offered to the Shark !
Bone Fish or otherwise known as Albula Neoguinaica. The world record for BoneFish stands at 8.6kg taken from South Africa in 1962.
Some authors have described it to be the fastest thing with fin and known to have taken off 350m of line on the first run. A highly regarded Game Fish. In Zane grey's book " Tales of fishes", he describes it as "the best fish good I've ever ate..." and it's yet another "Fisherman's Dream" to land one !!
Description - Bone Fish :
YOU DID it AGAIN !!!!
Datuk Fluit was our FIRST to enjoy an hour fight with a
of more than 2m long just 8 months ago,
(see our roll of honor below )
and today he fought a
both are Rare finds in off-Terengganu shore !!
DORADO Party Day !!
8 DORADOS !!!
Y E S !!! 8 DORADOS !!
that's what Datuk Fluit, Hans and Marc fought yesterday !!
Well...we kept a couple and let the rest go !
Imagine the excitement !!!
A bright greenish blue above, yellow on sides, with capability of flashing purple, chartreuse, and a wide range of other colors; body tapers sharply from head to tail; irregular blue or golden blotches scattered over sides; anterior profile of head on adult males is nearly vertical; head of females more sloping; the single dark dorsal fin extends from just behind the head to the tail; anal fin margin concave and extending from anus to tail.
Here's the pictures of the Dorado Party !
a n d .........
as an appetizer, a
7.5kg King Mackerel !!!
color of back iridescent bluish green; sides silvery, streamlined body with tapered head; no black pigment on front of dorsal fin; lateral line starts high and drops sharply below the second dorsal fin; young fish often have yellow spots like those of the Spanish mackerel.
have boat will travel......deutzia nautical