Mako Brains Swains

Story by Murray Chapman

Mako angler Murray Chapman is just back from a week of arm stretching excitement at the famous Swain Reefs,  200 nautical miles north east of Yeppoon, Queensland.

"monumental bust ups with sharks and big fish regularly winning over our 50 pound braid, 100 pound wire and leaders."

Their skipper Scotty Wilson steered the Capricorn Star onto 6 days of hot fishing action with days filled with drifting cobalt blue shoals for Coral Trout, Red Emperor, Spangles and Red Throat, with some great size specimens landed.  Drifitng was broken up with trolling and sight casting the reef edges and bommies for G.T.s, Spaniards and Mackerel Tuna.  The rest of trip saw more of the same with regular catches of Cobia, Spaniards and Tuna, including some monumental bust ups with sharks and big fish regularly winning over our 50 pound braid, 100 pound wire and leaders.

"the copper/blue mirror combination was perfect for this type of offshore bluewater fishing and provided amazing contrast even in such long, sunny and bright conditions." 

The boys also put the G3H6 blue mirror lenses to the test (along with many others) but they found the copper/blue mirror combination perfect for this type of offshore bluewater fishing and provided amazing contrast even in such long, sunny and bright conditions. This copper based lens is a highlighting lens which means for sight fishing it will brighten up your view and increase the differences in colour between individual objects in your line of sight such as fish and coral while also cutting down on glare. Being a lightweight crown glass lens, it also provides the clearest view possible enabling you to see more, more often.

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