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- Sat Feb 23, 2019 7:20 am
- Forum: Melbourne CBD & Docklands area
- Topic: 'cheating' for breams on nymph, sight fishing.
- Replies: 11
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If you can find yourself some sandworm, you'll find that Docklands bream are no more fussy than Gippsland bream. I've caught bags of bream in the city with individual fish to 1.5kg using podworm in the past. Catching them on fly sounds like a different story, though!
- Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:52 am
- Forum: Gippsland Fishing Reports
- Topic: Eels and the Japanese tourist.
- Replies: 7
- Views: 679
I once kept a big eel like that at Marlo, and prepared it as unagidon (Japanese style eel on rice). It was one of the best tasting fish I've ever had - very white meat and delicious flavour. There is one thing to note for the unwary, though. I had some cuts on my fingers from and earlier session of ...
- Sun Jan 13, 2019 8:46 am
- Forum: General
- Topic: Carp report, big carp location .
- Replies: 28
- Views: 1158
I used size 6-8 hooks - you shouldn't lose even the biggest fish on these if you set your drag on a low setting and spend the time to get them in. The only issue with this approach being snags / reeds, etc. My brother and I have caught carp up to about 10kg using this method in the Merri Creek in su...
Whenever I'm having trouble finding fish, I just scale down my gear until I find success - i.e. go with lighter line, smaller hooks, smaller sinkers and lighter rod and reel for a while. I'd recommend size 8 or 10 hooks, and focus on bait presentation (i.e. making the bait sit well on the hook to lo...