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The last couple of years we have been spoilt with good dolphin fish runs. This year the reports have been very quiet. We decided to give them a go. Launched the boat at 630 and decided to use some time and catch some livies, they were even slow. Got out to Botany FAD near the peak and saw 6 boats fishing around the FAD and nothing happening. Set up to drift live baits to the Fad but were surprised to find the current running to the north not the south, not a good sign. Slow trolled the livies 250 m to the Fad and beyond without a touch. The other boats all dispersed so decided to try different tactic. Motored up near the FAD and cast a 5 gm slice on light tackle instant hookup with a 65cm dollie. Next drift floated out a pilchard fillet on light gear a 68 cm fish. A half pillie on light gear a 70 cm fish. Then no bites for 3 drifts so headed for the wide Fad. aught a cotton mouth trevally which swallowed the hook, kept it. Nothing else happening so ran back to the Peak for nothing then back to the ramp by 1230. Not a huge catch by sizee or numbers but changing methods produced a feed. Going to give it another try on tues Hookerbruce