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by mazman
Mon Apr 24, 2017 10:40 pm
Forum: Phillip Island
Topic: Gummy time.
Replies: 20
Views: 440

Re: Gummy time.

nice gummy how wide are you cutting the squid rings Roughly 25-30mm wide, on a single 8/0 gamakatsu occy circle. On the question of bait, we fished the same spot 6 or 7 weeks ago, for 3 gummies on the night. 2 of them swam past fresh trevally cutlets to take squid rings. The only gummy bait I'd ran...
by mazman
Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:01 pm
Forum: Squid Fishing
Topic: PPB Calamari Spots/Times?
Replies: 6
Views: 275

Re: PPB Calamari Spots/Times?

I've caught them from brighton through to beaumaris, Frankston through to safety beach and the area you've had success in. As said above look for weed beds/reefs and there is usually squid. Don't really have any marks for where I go as I don't regularly launch at one location but I like drifting 2-4...
by mazman
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:45 pm
Forum: For sale
Topic: For saleLowrance Hook 7 Combo
Replies: 14
Views: 346

Re: For saleLowrance Hook 7 Combo

Yep the plate is big enough just not sure how to run the transducer wire back to head unit Cant be that hard mate.. does it go through a skin fitting. Or just over the hull. I can give you a hand if you want.. Send me some pics of how it eneters the boat and ill see if i can help. Power cord will b...
by mazman
Wed Apr 19, 2017 10:41 pm
Forum: General Salt Water Fishing
Topic: Mallacoota Fishing Report (Easter Weekend)
Replies: 10
Views: 320

Re: Mallacoota Fishing Report (Easter Weekend)

Nice work.
Pretty sure broomstick found some jellies out in gippsland recently too, he was further west but they were washed up on the beach.
by mazman
Tue Apr 18, 2017 10:13 pm
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment
Topic: Squid Gaff
Replies: 10
Views: 355

Re: Squid Gaff

Fish-cador wrote:
mazman wrote:I use a net, purely because I can net squid as well as fish while a gaff is limited to just squid.

Not my gaff. Mine is customized and uses 12/0 trebles. It can hold on to a biggie. :-)

Should add releasing fish post landing is also an interest of mine
by mazman
Tue Apr 18, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: Other Fishing Equipment
Topic: Squid Gaff
Replies: 10
Views: 355

Re: Squid Gaff

I use a net, purely because I can net squid as well as fish while a gaff is limited to just squid.
by mazman
Sun Apr 09, 2017 5:15 pm
Forum: Welcome to Fishing Victoria
Topic: Gunnamatta
Replies: 13
Views: 605

Re: Gunnamatta

DougieK wrote:Salmon should start coming on hard any minute now.

Some would say as early as next weekend ;-)
by mazman
Wed Apr 05, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Piscatorial pictorial
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Piscatorial pictorial

ratbag wrote:great pics there Alex, that gar tops it!

one of many that day, not sure what was going on but I have now landed more gars on bent minnow than all other techniques combined.
by mazman
Wed Apr 05, 2017 1:46 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Piscatorial pictorial
Replies: 18
Views: 415

Re: Piscatorial pictorial

were those two selfie cod from the trip where i spent half the morning undoing a birdsnest? and i don't remember that snake Haha yeah thats the one, got some quality footage from that birdsnest too, snake was whilst we were out bass fishing around the start of December. Haven't seen many snakes con...
by mazman
Tue Apr 04, 2017 8:04 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Rod for bream under $60
Replies: 13
Views: 258

Re: Rod for bream under $60

ducky wrote:Second hand on Facebook mate. Best value for money. Unless you can find a clearout.

second this, $60 doesn't get you much brand new.
look for specs along these lines 6'6-7' and 1-3kg personally I find 6'8 or 6'9 hits a sweet spot when it comes to one rod for everything.

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