Angela Delaware with her first mangrove jack catch.
Angela Delaware with her first mangrove jack catch. Contributed

CATCHES OF THE WEEK: Jacks and barra dominate

FISHING enthusiasts from across the Gladstone region were keen to share their catches from their recent fishing trips.

Angela Delaware above sent us this photo of her first mangrove jack catch at South Trees Point.

Ron Hess also managed to catch a jack over the weekend, this time in the Calliope River.

Ron Hess, with his dog Roxy, showing off the jack caught at the Calliope river.
Ron Hess, with his dog Roxy, showing off the jack caught at the Calliope river. Contributed

Rob Birmingham sent us this picture of him and his son Jack with a 101cm barra caught in the Boyne River.

BIG BOY: Rob Birmingham and his son Jack with a 101cm barra caught in the Boyne River.
BIG BOY: Rob Birmingham and his son Jack with a 101cm barra caught in the Boyne River. Contributed

Jack looks very pleased with his efforts.

Staying with barramundi, Sean Ibbs submitted a photo of one he caught from Awoonga Dam.

Sean Ibbs with a barra he caught from Awoonga Dam.
Sean Ibbs with a barra he caught from Awoonga Dam. Contributed

Finally, Andrew Box sent us this photo of a huge mud crab he caught last week.

Look at the size of that mud crab Andrew Box caught.
Look at the size of that mud crab Andrew Box caught. Andrew Box

As you can see, it is roughly the same size as a six-pack carton of beer.

Keep sending those great pictures through, Gladstone.

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