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by azkay
Wed Jul 11, 2018 9:27 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Telescopic Rods
Replies: 22
Views: 439

Re: Telescopic Rods

I use the 9' Shimano Beastmaster Travel and its never let me down, trialled a few telescopic and never found one that had the same feel. From memory it was quite cheap too. I found the 9' to be quite versatile too, light spinning off the rocks, piers, etc..
by azkay
Tue Jul 10, 2018 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing sales, deals and bargains
Topic: Ugly stick gold
Replies: 29
Views: 723

Re: Ugly stick gold

1 piece - mine are anyway. I got a few for the boat on a similar special a while back.. Use it during snapper season, been bullet proof for me so far..
by azkay
Thu May 10, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: Hiring of fishing and camping gear
Replies: 13
Views: 633

Re: Hiring of fishing and camping gear

Great idea to help people out but i do see you encountering a lot of problems.. You'll probably end up making a few bucks until one thing goes wrong and you'll end up losing all of your profit.. No one's going to pay a big bond for hire and then someone will end up damaging or losing something that'...
by azkay
Wed May 02, 2018 10:55 am
Forum: Portarlington to Queenscliff
Topic: New to the area and fishing
Replies: 13
Views: 678

Re: New to the area and fishing

I'd do some research online or on the forum to make sure you got the rights rigs/setup for the species your chasing, as a rough guide, things like; Snatchers for Whiting 2.5 - 3.5 Jigs for Squid Light Running Sinkers for Pinkies/Snapper The correct Rods/Reels also help - budget permitting of course....
by azkay
Thu Apr 12, 2018 1:19 pm
Forum: Melbourne CBD & Docklands area
Topic: Family friendly pier fishing
Replies: 34
Views: 1559

Re: Family friendly pier fishing

i reckon the tackle shop wasn't far off. I get they can be caught and many have in the past, but i haven't a decent haul of gars or whiting of any of those piers recently (I frequent Port Melbourne/St Kilda Area weekly).. This time of the year i'd be fishing a simple light running sinker with pillie...
by azkay
Thu Apr 05, 2018 10:17 am
Forum: Port Melbourne to St Kilda
Topic: Port Melbourne fishing!
Replies: 16
Views: 1003

Re: Port Melbourne fishing!

Chase Pinkies, Look for SW - wind direction, go the the local piers (Lagoon, Kerferd, Station), have a chat to a few people, a paternoster or running sinker with pilchard, fish peak times - sunrise / sunset..
by azkay
Tue Apr 03, 2018 12:22 pm
Forum: General
Topic: going out saturday in the boat
Replies: 22
Views: 945

Re: going out saturday in the boat

Sorry about the late reply, it was a good ride along the coast, no more then about 20minutes.. Stuck with the plan, found a few good size flatties early 7-8m between StKilda & Sandringham, couldn't find the squid.. Battled with a few Eagle Rays, Banjo's, etc.. out a bit deeper (13-15m), nothing ...
by azkay
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:58 am
Forum: Warneet To San Remo
Topic: Finally my persistence paid off, stoked! PB Gummy
Replies: 61
Views: 1412

Re: Finally my persistence paid off, stoked! PB Gummy

No matter what your target, that photo and write up is what its all about! Congrats my friend, great work!
by azkay
Thu Mar 29, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: General
Topic: going out saturday in the boat
Replies: 22
Views: 945

Re: going out saturday in the boat

Ill head out from St Kilda towards Black Rock at some point, drift the afternoon for Squid and Flatties over some weed and sand flats, do sunset for pinkies in 7-10m and head out deeper/13-15m for whatever (bigger) takes the bait for a few hours into the night..
by azkay
Tue Mar 06, 2018 10:37 am
Forum: Point Lonsdale to Lorne
Topic: Artillery Rocks
Replies: 14
Views: 1204

Re: Artillery Rocks

Also been there quite a few times and have never seen any squid..

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