Gone fishing: The kingfish is back. Long live the kingfish.

Fishing royalty has finally returned to Montague Island. For the first time this season, consistent numbers of legal-size kingfish are showing up at the iconic island off Narooma, and anglers couldn’t be happier.

The fish are about 70 centimetres and, when they’re on, are being caught in large numbers on dead-baits, live-baits, soft plastics and jigs. Charter boats are getting more than a dozen legal fish per drift, which is terrific angling in anyone’s book.

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