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by Tim399
Wed Feb 13, 2019 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Your best looking catch.
Replies: 22
Views: 932

Re: Your best looking catch.

Cheers Brownie and Lx, my mate landed teddies at 45 and 45.5cm in the weeks leading up to that catch.

Those are some beautiful fish guys, it’s very interesting how fish can look so appealing to some (fishermen/fisherwomen) and not so much to others. Keep the pictures coming!
by Tim399
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:05 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Your best looking catch.
Replies: 22
Views: 932

Re: Your best looking catch.

That’s a ripper fish there Brownie :thumbsup: My best Redfin, caught at Lake Wendouree. A mate bought a few of those cheapo “pen rods” for a laugh, casting a small hard body the tiddly rod buckled then the fish put up a good fight trying to tangle me in the rowing lanes. It was a fatty that went 46....
by Tim399
Tue Jan 22, 2019 5:01 pm
Forum: Brighton to Sandringham
Topic: 21/1/2019 report
Replies: 28
Views: 1535

Re: 21/1/2019 report

Looks like you certainly hit the spot that needed itching there lx, nice catch
by Tim399
Sat Jan 19, 2019 11:21 am
Forum: Introductions
Topic: New to Geelong area
Replies: 3
Views: 533

Re: New to Geelong area

Hi everyone, I'm newish to Geelong area but have fished around here a fair bit. I have come from warrnambool and fished alot down there and though to Portland. I fish out of a hobie mainly because I don't have access to a boat. But it has served me well so far. I really want to chase kingfish and h...
by Tim399
Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:06 pm
Forum: Mulloway Fishing
Topic: Mulloway at St Leonards
Replies: 10
Views: 1243

Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Good shot by the looks of it with an entry just behind the gills. What's the range on them spear guns? I did a little snorkeling on Magnetic Island a few months ago and was surprised at how I could almost get within arms length of barramundi & coral trout, plus a range of less desireables. Not such...
by Tim399
Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:56 pm
Forum: General Salt Water Fishing
Topic: Paternoster V something a bit more simple
Replies: 8
Views: 511

Re: Paternoster V something a bit more simple

If your main issue is tangles, a twisted dropper rig is good for reducing them. The droppers come off the main line at a 90 degree angle which reduces tangles greatly however they take a little more effort to tie. Nowadays I pre tie my rigs with a swivel at the top, put them in zip lock bags then wh...
by Tim399
Wed Dec 26, 2018 7:59 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wanderer Awnings anyone have one?
Replies: 7
Views: 986

Re: Wanderer Awnings anyone have one?

Anytime mate, would be good if your able to go into store. They have some good deals
by Tim399
Wed Dec 26, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Wanderer Awnings anyone have one?
Replies: 7
Views: 986

Re: Wanderer Awnings anyone have one?

I haven’t seen the wanderer awning in person, I was going to get one but the side walls were expensive when I was looking (might not be the case now) so I ended up going with one of these: https://www.4wdsupacentre.com.au/products/awnings/adventure-kings-2-5x2-5-awning/adventure-kings-premium-4wd-si...
by Tim399
Mon Dec 17, 2018 4:18 pm
Forum: Welcome to Fishing Victoria
Topic: Squid landbased in between Werribee point cook Altona and Williamstown
Replies: 4
Views: 940

Re: Squid landbased in between Werribee point cook Altona and Williamstown

If worried about losing jigs, using heavier line and leader can improve your retrieval chances if you snag up. Heavy enough line (around 20lb) that you can pull on the snag and straighten the barbs works for me, it will reduce casting distance if using light 2.5 jigs though.

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