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  Sunset over Port
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  • Sunset over Port - Port Macquarie
      Sunset over Port
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  • Limpid water - Port Macquarie
      Limpid water
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  • After glow - Port Macquarie
      After glow
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  • Hark, the pelican approaches - Port Macquarie
      Hark, the pelican approaches
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  • ...and there he goes - Port Macquarie
      ...and there he goes
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So I unpacked my gear and cast two lines out. It wasn't long before I was getting bites, albeit little ones. Still, it did keep me interested and then I noticed the cirrus clouds and decided to get my camera. A nice sunset was forbade.
Alternating between lines and camera I was kept busy for the next two hours as the earth spun round to eliminate the sun and my bait slowly ran out.
Once a pelican came by (pics 4 & 5) and fish splashed from time to time in the stilling waters while the hum of the ferry drifted across the limpid surface.
I caught lots of small bream, a huge toad (type of fish) and a couple of flathead, one of which I ate for dinner. How was it? Well, as any fisherman will attest, there's nothing quite like the taste of a recently caught fish. Deeelicious.

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  • Updated Dec 22, 2006
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