The first Leer fish of the 2010 season was boated today by Newcastle rod Keith McGreevy. The lightning fast Jack took a small carp fished in a coloured water margin downstream of Eucalyptus bay in the lower Delta section and put up a fantastic fight with the trademark powerful runs! This wasn’t Keith’s only bite of the day, however, with around 80 mosquito counted on his legs and arms later… Read More »Keith McGreevy bags 45lb Delta Leer Fish!
Bizarre Catches..Sea Creatures
The Leer Fish are in town just at the moment, with 2 of these athletic Jacks being lost 2 days ago by Martin Turner and Russell Jones. Today we finally managed to boat one of 25lb with Dave Turner being the lucky angler. The fish put up the trademark amazing fight running nearly 100 yards across the river at lightning speed at one stage. The most incredible moment came close… Read More »Latest Catch Report…. 21st September 2009
This catch was memorable for the speed of the take which was unlike anything we’ve ever witnessed before, with the first run more reminiscent of a tarpon on the Florida Keys. The fight was the best witnessed from a Leer fish with some incredible runs and surface action. Colin Turnbull was the delighted angler and the fish weighed in at 36lb.
This was a strange session with 2 Leer Fish caught in the same day. The first was caught by Tony Lockwood and took a small carp which was fished close to the gunnel. The sea predator actually chased the bait to the surface before nailing it giving us a great visual indication, and tipped the scales to 35lb.
Perhaps one of the most shocking captures in all our time on the Ebro was when regular client Martin Filer latched into this impressive specimen during a session in the Delta section of the river. This 50lb Leer Fish, a member of the Jack family, took a live mullet intended for cats and produced one of the best fights ever witnessed by the guides. The fish ran over 100 yards… Read More »Martin Filer’s 50lb Leer Fish, July 2006