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by Basti
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:32 am
Forum: Other Victorian Fishing Reports
Topic: Making up for lost time
Replies: 33
Views: 754

Re: Making up for lost time

Still remember the first one I caught. Line burning off to the right, Ray getting airborne way off to the left. I was so confused.
by Basti
Fri Dec 08, 2017 7:21 am
Forum: Chelsea to Frankston
Topic: Fish Kill in Patterson Lakes
Replies: 29
Views: 1220

Re: Fish Kill in Patterson Lakes

Not looking good. The waterway in front of my place feeds into patto and it flooded last night. Does so after every big rain but it's filthier than I've ever seen it atm.
by Basti
Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:56 pm
Forum: Other Victorian Fishing Reports
Topic: Making up for lost time
Replies: 33
Views: 754

Re: Making up for lost time

congrats Dr Pat haha. you've finished just in time to get into some proper fishing this summer.
by Basti
Tue Dec 05, 2017 9:36 am
Forum: General
Topic: Fishing | Clothing and Protective Wear
Replies: 23
Views: 503

Re: Fishing | Clothing and Protective Wear

Winter time I look like the Michelin man but come summer I live in shorts and singlet. I wear a long sleeve mainly to keep the bugs off mainly, and a hat and buff to help block light leakage through the side of my sunnies for spotting fish. Having dark skin is great - never get burnt. I do tan like ...
by Basti
Sun Dec 03, 2017 6:55 pm
Forum: General Fresh Water Fishing
Topic: Import or Local
Replies: 42
Views: 827

Re: Import or Local

I had a local tackle store offer me a rod i'm looking to purchase for a special price of $140 (it was on sale @$150 down from $200). Same rod is available From RayAnnes online for $100. guess where my money's going? I've been in and out of this joint fairly regularly for the last few years, know all...
by Basti
Thu Nov 30, 2017 8:35 am
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Keen for cod opening!!
Replies: 30
Views: 799

Re: Keen for cod opening!!

well damn. might have to resort to fishing for snapper like the rest of melbourne
by Basti
Tue Nov 28, 2017 9:08 pm
Forum: Australian Natives
Topic: Keen for cod opening!!
Replies: 30
Views: 799

Re: Keen for cod opening!!

Already tied my leader and packed my lures. Can't wait for the first heart attack but on the surface
by Basti
Wed Nov 22, 2017 10:14 am
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: What to use a 4-8kg rod for landbased
Replies: 12
Views: 422

Re: What to use a 4-8kg rod for landbased

bit light on for the kingies. good jew and murray cod rod. would have some grunt to ping metals too
by Basti
Tue Nov 21, 2017 8:59 am
Forum: Off Topic Forum
Topic: The Fishing Victoria Pet Section
Replies: 14
Views: 395

Re: The Fishing Victoria Pet Section

i'm not a cat person. I do have two cats though, both of which are the greatest. I wish i had the time and space for a dog. Have wanted one since forever. also have chooks, cockatiels and ringnecks, discus and gold fish that my dad loves for some reason. previously owned green tree frogs, bluetongue...
by Basti
Tue Oct 31, 2017 12:15 pm
Forum: Mornington To Dromana
Topic: Balcombe Creek
Replies: 30
Views: 1210

Re: Balcombe Creek

Only ever caught 1 before, off the beach at Lindisfarne, north east UK. It was really silver, and went absolutely Berko lol.. would have been great fun on the 2lb gear Didn't use game gear like that there mate, ultra light all the way. 0.01 lb line? Nailed it, 0-1/2 kilo gear, lure the size of a gr...

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