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by DougieK
Thu May 25, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Hooks, Line & Sinkers
Topic: Line spooler
Replies: 12
Views: 189

Re: Line spooler

The busted fishing spooler is pricey but incredibly high quality. Solid spooling really really makes a difference especially if you're spinning for big fish. I won't spool a reel with braid using anything else. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DnqUbWkYQog https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-KwhwfEuIkU&a...
by DougieK
Wed May 24, 2017 1:11 pm
Forum: Game Fishing
Topic: Portland Tuna -What I've Learnt
Replies: 58
Views: 1545

Re: Portland Tuna -What I've Learnt

Applying the Pressure https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8pgJL3lbgkQ https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_hNE5mki9k&t=512s Finally had a chance to watch the videos. There is a massive difference between these rods. Rod action is part of the difference. The main difference is the rod butt length, ie t...
by DougieK
Wed May 24, 2017 1:02 pm
Forum: Game Fishing
Topic: Portland Tuna -What I've Learnt
Replies: 58
Views: 1545

Re: Portland Tuna -What I've Learnt

NCR i've really enjoyed this thread even though i don't fish from a boat. The discussions about drag pressure and rod design are fascinating. If anyone is interested I can draw up a 45 minute, 3 day a week strength and conditioning program with the specific focus on increasing endurance for game fis...
by DougieK
Tue May 23, 2017 11:39 pm
Forum: Gunnamatta Beach and The Back Beaches
Topic: Gunnamayhem
Replies: 88
Views: 1645

Re: Gunnamayhem

I often spin with a 13' nitro messiah. It's a bit rough but if you're only out for a couple of hours it's ok That's probably when you were soaking bait and saw birds diving. Lol. I havent seen you or any of your photos using 13' spinning. Oh did you chase squid off the rocks using 13 footer rod or ...
by DougieK
Tue May 23, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: Gunnamatta Beach and The Back Beaches
Topic: Gunnamayhem
Replies: 88
Views: 1645

Re: Gunnamayhem

Brett that's a stonker salmon.
by DougieK
Tue May 23, 2017 9:05 am
Forum: Gunnamatta Beach and The Back Beaches
Topic: Gunnamayhem
Replies: 88
Views: 1645

Re: Gunnamayhem

too long. you will not last 20 casts and your arms will drop. Been there done that, went back to 902. nah how so these things are super light could cast for a long session no problem Go and see for yourself. Simple physics....check "moments" and "fulcrums" and see how these appl...
by DougieK
Mon May 22, 2017 3:17 pm
Forum: Hooks, Line & Sinkers
Topic: Braid recommendations from ebay
Replies: 27
Views: 320

Re: Braid recommendations from ebay

Pay the extra 30 bucks and spool with Tasline.
by DougieK
Mon May 22, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Northern Victoria Fishing Reports
Topic: Benalla fishing
Replies: 7
Views: 237

Re: Benalla fishing

CarlG wrote:Doesn't look like many people on the forum have much experience with Benalla Cam.
I'm not surprised though, what the hell are you doing out there.?



He's chasing something...I bet it goes "Meow"
by DougieK
Sun May 21, 2017 10:31 pm
Forum: Gunnamatta Beach and The Back Beaches
Topic: Gunnamayhem
Replies: 88
Views: 1645

Re: Gunnamayhem

THX for clearing the lure id dougie, kmart used to have a big range of Spanyids, I haven't been there for a while I may have to pop in and see if they still carry them, they used to be very cheap be compared to tackle shops... Good thing i got the last 80 or so raiders when kmart were selling them ...
by DougieK
Sun May 21, 2017 9:42 pm
Forum: Gunnamatta Beach and The Back Beaches
Topic: Gunnamayhem
Replies: 88
Views: 1645

Re: Gunnamayhem

Great effort mate , good fun on the light gear :-) I'll let you know if i ever buy any...... Will have to head out with the Vectura and some 4 pound braid :a_goodjob: Did well on the bigger models in WA. https://scontent-hkg3-1.xx.fbcdn.net/v/t1.0-9/17991050_10211602910642882_1945611147844604006_n....

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