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by mazman
Wed Nov 15, 2017 10:30 am
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper
Replies: 908
Views: 37781

Re: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper

Dandy creek CC
by mazman
Tue Nov 14, 2017 11:08 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper
Replies: 908
Views: 37781

Re: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper

There we go, not sure why they didn't upload in the first place. The two fish went 64 and 65.
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by mazman
Sun Nov 12, 2017 10:54 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper
Replies: 908
Views: 37781

Re: Cornacarpio's Cumulative Carp Culling Caper

Picked up my first couple for a long time last night. Two mid 60's fish on fly and lost a bigger fish that I didn't land. Can't upload pics for some reason so for now here's a link and I'll have a better go at it tomorrow after my exam. Carp report
by mazman
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:48 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Kastking Reels
Replies: 19
Views: 372

Re: Kastking Reels

They don't steve, that's part of why it's funny.
The fish goes for a big run or a strong lunge for structure and they swap the rod to their right hand to help fight the fish and then back to the left as soon as they need to wind again
by mazman
Mon Oct 30, 2017 6:36 pm
Forum: Fishing Rods & Reels
Topic: Kastking Reels
Replies: 19
Views: 372

Re: Kastking Reels

I'm right handed but I always wind with my left hand. I want my dominant hand to hold the rod and control the fish. It amuses me watching fishing shows and seeing the rod being passed from the left hand to the right when the fish gets difficult. Ditto how exactly do you wind the reel if its a right...
by mazman
Mon Oct 30, 2017 5:57 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Food for thought
Replies: 27
Views: 598

Re: Food for thought

Something I have often thought about but for me I look at it in much the same way RB does and use it as a reminder to respect my catch. Leaving lures in fish has always been something that makes me feel bad however I have now caught a few fish with a bit of extra headwear and seen fish shed lure aft...
by mazman
Fri Oct 27, 2017 11:16 am
Forum: Northern Victoria Fishing Reports
Topic: Goulburn Browns and a Happy Puppy
Replies: 15
Views: 464

Re: Goulburn Browns and a Happy Puppy

Nice work Smoking reels. Trout fishing rivers is an incredible experience, although I would recommend long pants from now on. As others have said lure wise most minnows will work. Personally I'm a fan of; Daiwa rolling crank jr Daiwa Dr minnow 5f (both jointed and the currently jdm only non-jointed)...
by mazman
Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:13 pm
Forum: Mornington To Dromana
Topic: Balcombe Creek
Replies: 30
Views: 1089

Re: Balcombe Creek

can someone in the know explain to me what a sea run trout actually is? ive read in an article somewhere that said Balcombe creek used to have trout in it in the upper reaches.. in short it's a trout that live's at sea then runs up a river to spawn ok so how come none have been caught in the area b...
by mazman
Tue Oct 24, 2017 8:45 pm
Forum: Mornington To Dromana
Topic: Balcombe Creek
Replies: 30
Views: 1089

Re: Balcombe Creek

purple5ive wrote:can someone in the know explain to me what a sea run trout actually is?

ive read in an article somewhere that said Balcombe creek used to have trout in it in the upper reaches..

in short it's a trout that live's at sea then runs up a river to spawn
by mazman
Sun Oct 22, 2017 9:12 pm
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Dry Fly Madness
Replies: 3
Views: 216

Re: Dry Fly Madness

The fly is a royal stimulator. Nice work Anth, I have been out twice since this vid and landed 6. Won't get a chance to go again for a while now due to exams.

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