|Subject:||Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report. March 31, 2002|
|From:||Barbara Jones <>|
|Date:||Sun, 31 Mar 2002 17:49:26 +1000|
Eden (NSW) Pelagic Report, Easter Sunday March 31, 2002
Information supplied by Eric Andrew and David Webb
Departed 08.00 Returned 16.00. Went out 20 nautical miles (43 kms).
On board were: Eric Andrew, David Webb, Grahame Clark, Nicola Clark, John Wearne, Pat Wearne, Wendy Davies, Paul Burger, Lance Hartley, Gerry Sheehan, Matt Fleming, Maree Petrow plus Skipper John Smith and Decky Manfred Noether.
Initial stop was at 37.12' S, 150.19' E, where 20 - 30 Australasian Gannets were feeding. Started burleying there then drifted out 4-5 kms which took us over the shelf into 140 fathoms. Steamed out another 5 kms before turning back to Eden. Two people mildly unwell but vowed to return.
Species with maximum seen at one time in brackets:
101 Darter 2 in harbour
Plus 50 Common Dolphins, 6 Bottle-nosed Dolphins and 3-4 Fur Seals
Next trip from Eden is on Sunday June 30, 2002 Bookings now available
to this address or or phone 02 6495 7390.
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