Tourists finding great fishing spots all around Port Stephens Karuah, North Arm Cove News Of The Area Sport Tilligerry Peninsular by News Of The Area - Modern Media - January 23, 2019 Craig and Brock with their jewfish at the Lemon Tree Passage boat ramp. IT was a case of ‘First Time Lucky’ for father and son fishing buddies during their holiday break. Modern Media: Advertise with News Of The Area and you get your ad in 1) in Print, 2) on the News Website (like this ad), and 3) on our Social Media news site. A much more efficient way to advertise. Reach a HUGE audience for a LOW price TODAY! Call us on 02 4983 2134. Or email@example.com Or CLICK FOR ADVERT QUOTE Craig and Brock Beveridge from Bellbird (Cessnock) tried their luck drifting across a deep trench off North Arm Cove. They hit paydirt, landing a respectable 5kg, 74cm jewfish. “The local bait shop showed us the hot spots on a chart and their advice was spot on,” said Craig. “Squid was the favoured bait. We also caught some sharks and a nice little snapper,” he added. “We are staying at the local Holiday Park for a fortnight and will be out on the water most of the time.” “We might even try our luck crabbing in Tilligerry Creek,” he said. Reports of good hauls of mud crabs from the upper reaches of Tilligerry Creek, Oyster Cove and Limeburners Creek have been filtering in. Currently, with the export market from Asia paying top dollar for this much sought after delicacy, Sydney wholesalers are asking as much as $90 for a 1kg crab mud crab.