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As soon asI sliced the first filthy specimen open I new it wouldn't pass master. I'm not a fish snob but they are just rubbish. What a disappointment. The boat is going well though and i had the bay to myself which was good Ive tried filleting one before (I like to try most things - sashimi yakka i...
Have a 5.3mtr Quinny, love it. Cant really comment on the two as I havent been in either (ours is an older boat) but I have been caught out in some hairy weather in the bay (in the old 4.55 quinny especially) and while I wouldnt go out in it, it handled it, and I never felt unsafe. Worst was when we...
I hate to say it but I think you need to upgrade. I recently installed a 1kw transducer a thru hull high frequency chirp wide angle purley fo marking bait fish and marlin. I have had the boat out twice since I installed it and am very impressed I can mark fish at 50 kph in ppb. I can't wait to see ...
Trumpeter wrote:Scraglor wrote:Was looking at these too. Would make life a lot easier when fishing solo I would think?
Yes but wouldn't climbing out and down the winch post be difficult and even dangerous on some boats?
Currently sourcing an ex-scaffold ladder with the hooks at the top for this purpose
We picked up a new lowrance elite 9ti at the boat show, pretty keen to check this feature out. Apparently you can scroll back thru the sounder and mark any fish you previously went over. Not sure how useful it will be actually in use.
Ive never used an electric so couldnt comment on holding power in WPB. I cant see why it wouldnt work in the shallows when whiting fishing, but the tide really does roar once u get a bit deeper. Cant wait to read your first report and fish to christen it! Its going to be a long 3 months I bet haha
cobby wrote:Westernport 60lb. Bait fish with risk of huge bycatch. Ppb 10-15lb. Lure fish only. 20lb on the old bait rods
Yeah, true. In some spots in WPB i will go 60lb or heavier. You're greatful if you hook a big giller, a eagle, or something else toothy