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by TheNix
Fri Sep 28, 2018 11:49 am
Forum: Bream Fishing
Topic: Bream on Flies?
Replies: 24
Views: 1035

Re: Bream on Flies?

There use to be a guy that use to fly fish for bream in the Maribyrnong river in the Ascot Vale area, he use to use a fly with a shrimp pattern. I never saw him catch anything though.
by TheNix
Thu Jun 28, 2018 9:41 am
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Is Trout Fishing Lakes Worse In Winter?
Replies: 10
Views: 1190

Re: Is Trout Fishing Lakes Worse In Winter?

I don't know whether it is true or not, but I use it as an excuse not to go fishing when the weather is cold.
by TheNix
Mon Jun 25, 2018 1:34 pm
Forum: Other Victorian Fishing Reports
Topic: Lauriston and Upper Coliban on Saturday
Replies: 6
Views: 1183

Re: Lauriston and Upper Coliban on Saturday

Good report. The Upper Coliban has been very good to me this year but it has exclusively been on baits; the lure fisherman I've meet have said that its been a real hard slog.
by TheNix
Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:36 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Lake trout bait tips
Replies: 12
Views: 837

Re: Lake trout bait tips

I found that maggots work well in all the Kyneton lakes, but it has been a while since I've given the Lauriston much of a go. Scrub worms are another bait to keep in mind.
by TheNix
Tue Jun 12, 2018 10:11 am
Forum: Other Victorian Fishing Reports
Topic: Lauriston res.
Replies: 7
Views: 1062

Re: Lauriston res.

Great report. I tend to concentrate on the Malmsbury and the Upper Coliban, but it might be worth taking another look at the Lauriston as well.
by TheNix
Sun May 13, 2018 2:26 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Carp herpes virus - alarm bells ringing
Replies: 27
Views: 1633

Re: Carp herpes virus - alarm bells ringing

@Truedogz True enough if you are only looking at the carp as an alternate food protein source, but carp have very good quality omega 3 and 6 fatty acids and well as bioactive amino acids that have potential use in the treatment of certain types of cancer (bowl cancer if I remember correctly). The ex...
by TheNix
Sun May 13, 2018 1:41 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Carp herpes virus - alarm bells ringing
Replies: 27
Views: 1633

Re: Carp herpes virus - alarm bells ringing

If I get into the Master of Philosophy course I am look at, my thesis will be about the use of carp as a resource beyond fertiliser and animal feed. Even if these are the only options available, dead or alive - clean or infected, there are viable uses for the carp.
by TheNix
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:46 am
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Top 10 Carp fishing spots round Melbourne
Replies: 241
Views: 31075

Re: Top 10 Carp fishing spots round Melbourne

The Kyneton lakes, Malmsbury and Upper Coliban at least, have supplied me with many carp over the last six months; half a dozen 60+cm and one at 75cm.
by TheNix
Sat Mar 17, 2018 11:26 am
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Cod Trip 2018 - March 17th/18th
Replies: 114
Views: 4223

Re: Cod Trip 2018 - March 17th/18th

Ah, camping by a river chasing Murray Cod; reminds me of my days with the the Sunshine Anglers Club back in the late 70's. I'll have to join you guy one year for nostalgia sack if nothing else. Best of luck to you all!
by TheNix
Wed Mar 14, 2018 8:21 am
Forum: General
Topic: Are you a land based fisho or a boat fisho?
Replies: 43
Views: 1141

Re: Are you a land based fisho or a boat fisho?

Exclusively land-based fishing for me, almost exclusively freshwater too.

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