Montebello Islands 2
In this episode of Fishing Western Australia, Nick Hocking and Lisa Sharp continue their trip with Montebello Island Safari in search of monster Mackerel! The Montebello Islands are an archipelago comprised of 174 small islands 120 miles off the coast of Exmouth. With clear waters and a plentiful stocks of massive sport fish, they make for an angler’s paradise. Nick and Lisa begin lure fishing in the shallow waters around the harbour for reef species such as Coral Trout, Trevally and Emperor Fish. Next, they head out to sea in search of a bigger prize, the King mackerel! Trawling with lures, the pair encounter fishing chaos with specimens over twenty kilograms, as well as a surprise variant of the Spanish Mackerel, the Shark Mackerel. This episode is an example of some of the best fishing sport available across the world.