Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor – 18 March 2016

Friday. It was Friday and although the wind and swell was forecast to drop off slightly in the morning – it would soon pick up again. I stuck with Shark Bay and arrived at about 5.45am. The skies were the clearest they had been all week and I was treated to a magnificent sunrise. IContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor – 18 March 2016”

Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor / Bream – 17 March 2016

Thursday On Thursday the weather was much the same and low tide was not until 11.20 am. Most of my favourite fishing points around Iluka are low or falling tide spots, so I decided to have a lie in. Of course a fisherman’s lie in just means getting up at dawn, rather than 90 minutesContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor / Bream – 17 March 2016”

Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor / Bream – 16 March 2016

Wednesday Wednesday in Iluka and more rain was forecast.  I woke to grey skies and the persistent south easterly wind and swell. Shark Bay would be the only sensible place to fish. Low tide would be about 9.30 am. By standing on the north side of the rocky outcrop, I would be able to castContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – Tailor / Bream – 16 March 2016”

Iluka – Shark Bay – 15 March 2016

Tuesday I woke to more grey skies on Tuesday – but grey skies are a fisherman’s friend. At least it was not raining. I drove round to Woody Head, just before dawn I walked out onto the rock platform. But by first light I could already see that this location was going to be difficultContinue reading “Iluka – Shark Bay – 15 March 2016”