• Short Summary

    From Eaglehawk Neck, boats like the "Lee Hard" set out for the Tuna grounds off the South East Coast of Tasmania.

  • Description

    1.
    LS. EAGLEHAWK.
    2 1/2 ft

    2.
    fishing boat with 2 men.
    6 ft

    3.
    DINGHY WITH SEVERAL MEN.
    8 ft

    4.
    HA. SHOT CLIMBING OUT OF BOAT.
    11 ft

    5.
    MS. MEN ON BOAT LOOKING OUT.
    13 ft

    6.
    DR. COLIN CLARK FIXING ROD.
    16 ft

    7.
    REAR SHOT OVER STERN..
    17 1/2 ft

    8.
    MS. BOAT THRU MAST OVER STERN.
    19 ft

    9.
    MS. SKIPPER LOOKING INTO SKY.
    22 ft

    10.
    TOSSING SEAS BEHIND MEN.
    23 1/2 ft

    11.
    THRU RIGGING OVER ROUGH SEAS.
    26 ft

    12.
    MAN HELPS ANOTHER PIPE.
    28 1/2 ft

    13.
    CU. HANDS PLAYING OUT LINE.
    32 ft

    14.
    PAST NARROW GAP IN HIGH CLIFFS.
    34 ft

    15.
    VIEW OF BOW TOSSING NEAR ROCKS
    36 1/2 ft

    16.
    HS OVER STERN TWO MEN WITH LINES.
    38 ft

    17.
    CU. OLDHAM, STRAINS ON LINE.
    39 1/2 ft

    18.
    RA SAME, REELING IN.
    41 1/2 ft

    19.
    NOW WINDING IN.
    43 ft

    20.
    OVERAIDE SHOT SURGING WATER.
    44 ft

    21.
    CLOSER SHOT CLARK SWINGS.
    45 ft

    22.
    LINE BEING PULLED IN.
    50 1/2 ft

    23.
    CU. PULLING FISH UP.
    51 1/2 ft

    24.
    ROCK IN NARROW GAP 'TWEEN CLIFFS
    55 ft

    25.
    SKIPPERS LEAN AGAINST CABIN.
    56 ft

    26.
    CU. SKIPPER WITH CIGARETTE.
    57 ft

    27.
    ROCKY OUTCROP AND SMALL ROCK.
    58 1/2 ft

    28.
    ARCHED ROD TILT DOWN.
    60 1/2 ft

    29.
    CU. HAND WINDING REEL.
    64 ft

    30.
    OVER STERN 2 MEN WORKING LINE.
    65 ft

    31.
    MCU. BINNEY STRAINING.
    67 ft

    32.
    ANOTHER TWO SHOTS OVERHEAD.
    68 ft

    33.
    TWO MEN WATCHING.
    69 ft

    34.
    FISH OVER SIDE HOOKED.
    69 1/2 ft

    35.
    PHOTOGRAPHER.
    70 1/2 ft

    36.
    HOOKED FISH ON DECK.
    72 1/2 ft

    37.
    SEVERAL MEN ON DECK TILT.
    76 1/2 ft

    38.
    TILT DOWN FROM CLIFF TO BOAT.
    88 ft

    39.
    WATER ALONG SIDE.
    89 ft

    40.
    FISHING VILLAGES, BOAT MOORED.
    91 ft

    41.
    BOAT AT ANCHOR.
    92 1/2 ft

    42.
    PEOPLE TAKING PHOTOS.
    96 ft

    43.
    CU. SCALES.
    97 ft

    44.
    CU. SCALES -- 54 LBS.
    98 ft

    45.
    BINNEY WITH FISHING.
    101 ft



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    Script is copyright Reuters Limited. All rights reserved

    Background: From Eaglehawk Neck, boats like the "Lee Hard" set out for the Tuna grounds off the South East Coast of Tasmania. Here, three Americans - members of a recent trade mission to Australia - are ready for a day among the big game. A Hobart fisherman, Doctor Colin Clark, was host for the outing. A few last minute adjustments and the quiet waters of Pirates' Bay were left behind.Under the expert guidance of the skipper, Peter Hindrum, the "Lee Hard" heads for the openseas ... For may visitors this is their first glimpse of the spectacular Tasmanian coastal scenery.

    The first catch - a Tuna of the small skipback variety distinguished by several narrow stripes. It's small compared with big Marlin and Sharks often caught in these waters. A relatively new sport in Tasmania, Tuna fishing has come on rapidly in recent years, Australia's leading big game fisherman are regular visitors, Here Mr Ralph Binney, a banker from Boston, holds his own.

    To Fortescue Bay - a haven for the fishing boats which work the Tasmanian waters in the big game season from February to June. And for the americans, pictorial proof of their catch. Some weighed more than sixty pounds.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    VLVA6FU36JI79TX5GZ40MQFNLOTA7
    Media URN:
    VLVA6FU36JI79TX5GZ40MQFNLOTA7
    Group:
    Reuters - Including Visnews
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    20/05/1961
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:02:41:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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