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Saturday, December 10, 2011

Lankayan 2011

Date : 10 December 2011
Time : 7.30am - 4.30pm
Location : Lankayan
Boatman : Botak Jack
Cost : RM205 per person
Members of the trip : Myself, Jason, Amiludin, Khairul, Palmin and the Kinabatangan Anglers.

The Sea Master
Amiludin, myself and Khairul
The Kinabatangan Anglers
Selingan Island
Palmin with his best catch of the day
Jason with his trigger fish
Amiludin with his pink ear emperor
The best scenery seen on our way back to Sandakan
My catch
Amiludin and Khairul's catches. The total weight of their catch was 30kg.
Jason with his 8.7kg catches
The best catch of the day, the Jangkarman's 5kg Yellow Fin Trevally
Here are my catch:
1.35kg and 1.2kg Red Snappers
An 800g Japanese Red
3 Juvenile Emperor Fish
4 standard size pisang pisang
900g, 800g and 650g trigger fish
6 dinner plate sized groupers
2 dinner plate sized juvenile GT
6 pink ear emperors with the heaviest catch was 1.1kg
3 coral fish
All the fish were scaled with my digital scale.
It was a successful trip for most of us. Since it's the first time we reached Lankayan Water after several attempts, we felt happy. Will surely go to Lankayan Water again. For 2011, this was a good year end trip and I'm not planning to go for another trip again this year. So, see you all again next year.

Saturday, November 26, 2011

Bai Island and Dulang-Dulang Island 2011

Date : 26 November 2011
Time : 8.30am - 4.30pm
Location : Bai Island and Dulang-Dulang Island
Boatman : Nasip
Cost : RM25 per person
Members of the trip : Myself and the Facebookers' JORAN SANDAKAN team
The weather was quite cloudy in the morning but in the afternoon, it's hot. I had sunburn on my face, arms and legs. Forgot to use my sunblock as I was quite sleepy as the bite rate was not that good.

Heading towards Dulang-Dulang Island
Palmin with his first catch of the day.Palmin's second grouper
Victor with a better catch - a 500g GT
SaudinSaudin with a 400g grouperAndrusI almost fell asleep fishing in Dulang Dulang Island.After not having any catch the whole morning, I was awarded with the biggest and heaviest catch of the day.

A 600g and 550g catfish
Although I did not have any catch the whole morning, I enjoyed myself sharing fishing experiences and techniques with the members of Joran Sandakan. There were a lot of jokes and laughter. Will try to join their trip again in the future.

Saturday, November 19, 2011

Berhala Island 2011

Date : 19 November 2011
Time : 7.00am - 4.30pm
Location : Berhala Island
Boatman : Kim Sui
Cost : RM40 per person
Members of the trip : Jepp, Bakry and myself

The scenery.
Not many pictures were taken in this trip as the bite rate was quite low.
Bakry with his best catch- a flat headed shark
Jepp with another 600g flat-headed shark
Myself with a baby flat headed shark
A Stingray
A 500g GT
550g Agohot
Not many fish were caught in this trip but we enjoyed ourselves fishing together. Looking forward for another recreational trip in Berhala Island with Kim Sui in the future.

Friday, October 21, 2011

Taganak-Pulau Burung

Date : 22nd October 2011
Time : 7.00am - 5.00pm
Location : Taganak - Pulau Burung
Boatman : Botak Jack
Cost : RM1600
Members of the trip : Rodney ( myself ), Bob, Andrew, Amiludin, Ustaz Ismail, Ustaz Razali, Halim and Mus.

Jack's 200hpx2 speedboatMyself and Bob
Mus and Amiludin
Halim and Ustaz Ismail
Mus and Amiludin
Ustaz Razali and Bob
HalimAndrewUstaz Razali and Ustaz Ismail
Some of the scenery along the way from Sandakan to Taganak-Pulau BurungTaganak Island
Halim with some of his first catches of the day
My catch
Ustaz Razali's catch
Ustaz Razali and Ustaz Ismail's catches
Ustaz Ismail's best catch of the day- a 2.3kg red snapperAndrew's best catch of the day- a first grade 3.15kg coral trout
Amiludin and Mus' catch in their first half of this fishing trip
Our catch
Mus and Amiludin with the most catch
Ustaz Ismail
Ustaz Razali
Here are my catch for today's trip.
4 average size japanese red
2 average size pisang pisang
A 800g grouper
A 700g pink ear emperor
5 juvenile GTs
2 trigger fish
The weather was OK but the current was quite strong and we experienced a lot of terrible tangled line most of the time. Most of us were tired but happy.