The Cairns Post - - LIFESTYLE -

MIXED bags of bot­tom fish have kept John­stonereef fish­er­men River happy with trout, nan­ny­gai, red em­peror, red-throat em­peror and trevally all dom­i­nat­ing catches. Span­ish mack­erel are still in good num­bers around the is­lands, and the Rus­sell River has been alive with big schools of blue-tailed mul­let spawn­ing.

The river is also pro­duc­ing some nice bar­ra­mundi and oc­ca­sional black jew on live sar­dines and mul­let. Con­tact: The Tin­nie Shack, Mis­sion Beach, ph 4088 6125

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