In the morning light, big bites are starting to come

This solid Murray cod hit Rod MacKenzie’s surface lure on the second cast to the log.

This solid Murray cod hit Rod MacKenzie’s surface lure on the second cast to the log.

IT takes a little longer to drag myself from the swag these days, especially when the drone of a few dozen mozzies is on the other side of the mesh. 

A quick squirt of bug spray and a hot cup of coffee are preparation enough for the first light as we make our way on to the water in the cool of the morn. 

We are fishing the Murray River and the clear flow shows promise as the large surface lures are tied in preparation to cast the snags. 

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