onboard a boat but what is really unusual about this situation is the sheer size of the fish and the fact it was in the marina, as mackerel are deep sea fish.
“People fish onboard our boat with the hope of reeling such a catch.
“We’re away to set off for a three-month fishing season up Cape York, so this is a great omen for the start of it.”
As for the unlucky mackerel, Russ had no hesitation in sharing his good fortune.
“It went straight on the barby and fed about 10 of us,” he said.
Lunch is served: Russ Player with the 10kg mackerel that leapt into his boat