Fish, Fish, Jump Into My Dish

Dear Friends,

The SS Maheno has been stranded on 75 Mile Beach at Fraser Island ever since she was wrecked during a cyclone on 7 July 1935. Over the years she has gradually deteriorated and all that is left now is the rusted hull, which is surrounded by water at high tide.

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According to legend, there is a giant fish living in the waters around the wreck. Known as the Maheno monster, he has managed to evade capture for many years. I decided to go down to the Maheno to find out if the stories were true. Beavers are not fish eaters, so I wasn’t planning on catching the monster for my dinner. I just wanted to see him.

There were plenty of fishermen on the beach but this osprey was the only one catching anything.

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I couldn’t resist the call of the ocean so I got out my fishing rod and baited the hook. It didn’t take long before I had a catch!

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How exciting. My fish was nearly as big as me but it wasn’t the monster and I didn’t even get a glimpse of him.

The legend lives on…

Justin

 

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6 Comments

  1. Excellent catch Justin!

  2. John

    I think I know that fish ?

  3. Hahaha Justin. You look adorable as a fisherman! I love your photos! 🙂

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