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by bilby
Fri Jan 19, 2018 2:44 pm
Forum: Gippsland Fishing Reports
Topic: Lakes Entrance Report
Replies: 46
Views: 2638

Re: Lakes Entrance Report

Do you mean landbased off the beach, Hosery?
by bilby
Thu Jan 18, 2018 4:55 pm
Forum: Northern Victoria Fishing Reports
Topic: Peechelba
Replies: 6
Views: 228

Re: Peechelba

Looks like an amazing spot! It's so rewarding when you scout out a new fishing location and achieve a capture - great work.
by bilby
Thu Jan 18, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Tips For L/B Gummy Sharks?
Replies: 28
Views: 582

Re: Tips For L/B Gummy Sharks?

Yes, but this is a landbased thread - fishing for gummy shark with the drag in gear may lead to distressing results!
by bilby
Wed Jan 17, 2018 9:56 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: First Murray Cod x 2
Replies: 21
Views: 650

Re: First Murray Cod x 2

A couple of different spots above Heidelberg (old Mulloway fishing habits die hard!). Here's another one I caught and released this afternoon (60 cm):

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And thanks for the congrats, Deathray.
by bilby
Wed Jan 17, 2018 2:43 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Tips For L/B Gummy Sharks?
Replies: 28
Views: 582

Re: Tips For L/B Gummy Sharks?

Circles for my money - mainly based on experiences with LB snapper and mulloway, but have also hooked sharks and rays using them.
by bilby
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:13 am
Forum: Queensland
Topic: PEACOCK BASS IN QUEENSLAND
Replies: 9
Views: 252

Re: PEACOCK BASS IN QUEENSLAND

... also, not a Bass, but a type of Cichlid (like Tilapia).
by bilby
Mon Jan 15, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: New South Wales
Topic: Gulpa island
Replies: 3
Views: 124

Re: Gulpa island

Bream?
by bilby
Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:40 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: First Murray Cod x 2
Replies: 21
Views: 650

Re: First Murray Cod x 2

I thought I'd give it another go up the river at a different spot yesterday. I spent several hours without so much as a bite, enjoying the trees and the sunshine. On dusk, I was getting ready to pack it in when I heard the whir of the baitrunner on my old bream rod - picking up the rod, I was on! I ...
by bilby
Wed Jan 10, 2018 1:39 pm
Forum: Flathead fishing
Topic: Are there Dusky Flathead in PPB?
Replies: 11
Views: 293

Re: Are there Dusky Flathead in PPB?

Interesting - thanks for the replies, everyone. On another note, if they ever were indigenous to the bay, it would be interesting to know why they aren't common now, and secondly, even more interesting to stock them back in.
by bilby
Wed Jan 10, 2018 9:51 am
Forum: Flathead fishing
Topic: Are there Dusky Flathead in PPB?
Replies: 11
Views: 293

Are there Dusky Flathead in PPB?

I've always wondered about this - do we have Dusky Flathead in Port Phillip Bay, or are they all your usual Sand, Bluespot, Rock Flathead, etc? When I was a young teenager getting into fishing, my brother and I used to fish at the Patterson River quite a bit. We often caught decent flathead up to ab...

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