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BLUEWATER MOTHERSHIP PNG - EASTERN FIELDS

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PNG BLUEWATER MOTHERSHIP EXPEDITIONS
Eastern Fields Expedition

Type of Fishing: Popping, Jigging, Trolling, Reef fishing
Target Species: Giant Trevally, Dogtooth tuna, Marlin, Napoleon wrasse, Coral trout, Yellowfin Tuna, Wahoo and much more.

This trip is for all adventurous anglers out there looking to push boundaries and explore new frontiers. Fish remote and pristine waters of PNG that very few people have ever seen, let alone fished. On this expedition you'll spend your days exploring & fishing around Eastern Fields, and area infamous for huge dogtooth tuna, GTs, and pelagics including wahoo, mahi mahi, sailfish and marlin. The Sportfishing vessels on K20 are the perfect platform, designed to get you right on top of the steep cliff walls of this huge extinct underwater volcano for some serious vertical jigging for big dogtooth tuna, and are also ideal for casting poppers to big GTs that patrol the washes and reef edges. This is the ultimate, discovery-fuelled fishing adventure in Papua New Guinea.


The Eastern Fields is the remnant of a massive ancient volcano - now a just-submerged coral atoll, rising from thousands of metres deep to as close as a metre below the surface, and comprises an area of around 350 square nautical miles of barely touched reef. It rises from the bottom of the Moresby Valley about 90nm WSW of Port Moresby. The reefs are incredibly remote, and as untouched and close to perfect as you can find anywhere in the world. This remoteness, combined with the sheer size of the ecosystem is what makes Eastern Fields one of the most exciting recreational fisheries currently accessible anywhere in the world. In the words of those who've fished here, "every fish is oversize", from Dogtooth and Yellowfin Tuna to GT's, Sailfish, Marlin, Mackerel, Wahoo, Coral Trout, Cod, and so much more.


This is a unique journey into the pristine reef system -Eastern Fields, a place with prehistoric size fish swarming on every reef. This is a complete sensory overload simply not found anywhere else on earth. You will be totally immersed in a truly wild, challenging and unexplored bluewater destination; one of the most biodiverse reef systems in the Coral Sea. Dont miss this opportunity for awe-inspiring fishing at Eastern Fields while still indulging in the luxury and comfort of the mothership after a long day. Air-conditioned rooms, hot-water showers, freshly brewed coffee and not to forget icy cold beer!

Mothership
(K2O) is a 23.5metres long catamaran, custom built to explore rivers and seas of Papua New Guinea. Equipped with shallow draft accorded by the Twin hull configurations, which is able to take you up close and personal into remote areas across Papua New Guinea. Safety and maximum satisfaction is our top priority during our expedition, and to safeguard this the vessel is fitted with the state of art navigation and communication equipment in each tender and latest marine engineering technology Enjoy live aboard comfort with 4 deluxe cabins (twin share), 2 x Staterooms with ensuite bathrooms to accommodate just 8 anglers.
Additional facilities include: Freezer & Chiller Room, Laundry Facilities, Medical kit, TV Lounge Area, Fully Air Conditioned rooms, Ice making Machine, Tea/Coffee, 5 x bathroom/toilets, and Satellite phone

Sport Fishing Tenders
23ft fibreglass boat with 40HP outboard motor, Comfortable to fish 2 to 3 anglers, Self-draining decks with in-build bilge pump, Safety rails and is equipped with Humminbird688 sounder& GPS, Life jackets, UHF Radios, Swivel seating for 3 anglers. Length 7 metres, Draft 0.3 metres, Beam 1.75 metres, Depth 0.5 metres. All fishing will be based out of tenders that launch from the mother ship, on a 2 per boat basis. The mother ship is a very comfortable fully air conditioned ocean going catamaran, with hot water showers and there is a full time chef on the boat who will cater all meals on board.


Included in the tour:
International airport arrival transfers to and from mothership.
Mother ship accommodation shared with another angler (unless requested private room, additional cost)
3 meals a day plus non-alcoholic beverages (bottled water & Soft drinks)
Experienced Fishing Guides on rotation basis
Fishing vessels

Not Included in the tour:
International Airfares and Travel Insurance
Fishing Tackle and Gear
Hotel Accommodation in Port Moresby
Alcoholic drinks (Beer & spirits to be charged at Bar price and available upon request)

 

Meals On Board
Every dish is freshly made, inspired by local cuisine and suitable for everyones taste. Any special dietary requests/allergies can be catered for.

Breakfast
Fresh fruit or even blue mountain coffee (PNGs finest coffee) to start off the day. Toast and/or pancakes and a cooked breakfast of eggs and bacon will be provided, and on leisurely mornings there will be continental breakfast.
Lunch
A range of sandwiches (Tuna, chicken, lamb and steak) will be available dependent on availability and you can enjoy the option of heading back to the mothership for a cooked lunch on-board.
Snacks and fruit is provided while out fishing on the water everyday.
Dinner
Catch of the day-fish, lobster or mud crabs or selection of meat and vegetarian dishes.
(Fresh lobster & crabs are subject to availability)
Drinks
We provide our clients with bottled water and a range of soft drink.
Alcoholic drinks are extra. These are pre arranged for clients.
Please notify the crew if you have any special dietary request prior to charter confirmation

 

SAMPLE ITINERARY

Day 1: Arrive in Port Moresby around midday. Transfer to mothership and settle in. Depart in the evening for the overnight steam to Eastern Fields.
Day 2: Arrival before sun rise. Proceed with full day fishing.
Day 3 - 7: Full day fishing.
Day 8: Full day fishing. Departure at night back to Port Moresby
Day 9: Arrive in Port Moresby in the morning. Depart back to country of origin