Bluefin tuna finally arrive

Stan Gorton
Updated July 6 2017 - 3:14pm, first published 2:52pm
BLUEFIN RUN: Narooma charter skipper Nick Cowley and his clients got onto a good bluefin tuna run over the last week with a school of fish around the boat.
BLUEFIN RUN: Narooma charter skipper Nick Cowley and his clients got onto a good bluefin tuna run over the last week with a school of fish around the boat.

The much-anticipated bluefin tuna run has finally arrived off the Far South Coast with fish to 168kg caught off Narooma and Bermagui over the past week. Remember the recent and common-sense bag-limit change of one fish per person. Narooma boats Nitro and PlayStation were right in the action on the weekend with fish in the 30-45kg range swimming around the boat for a couple of hours, both boats managed 20 odd fish each, releasing most! 

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Stan Gorton

Stan Gorton

Journalist

Walkley-nominated journalist based at The Islander on Kangaroo Island with an interest in the local community and the environment.

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