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by laneends
Thu Apr 27, 2017 9:38 pm
Forum: General Fresh Water Fishing
Topic: Yarra river this time of year
Replies: 6
Views: 289

Re: Yarra river this time of year

ThomoT wrote:Do maccas usually need the hook to be set? Maybe I am being a bit passive, waiting for them to swallow it.



They play with it a bit, so I would wait for a couple of nibbles then a little tug, as if you were going to hop the bait, if there is resistance then strike hard
by laneends
Wed Apr 26, 2017 7:50 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fillet fish at sea
Replies: 18
Views: 449

Re: Fillet fish at sea

From fisheries regulations Victoria "definitions" Page 16 landed means the place where fish— (a) are taken ashore; or (b) make contact with any man-made fixed structure, including a pier, jetty, or wharf; or r. 5 (c) make contact with any artificial extension of land; Makes sense to me, h...
by laneends
Wed Apr 26, 2017 6:16 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Fillet fish at sea
Replies: 18
Views: 449

Re: Fillet fish at sea

I guess the principle stands that if something has a bag or size limit then nothing can be done that may be an obstacle to either identify species, number of size for compliance. Whats vague to me is what is "landed" and when can you say cut the heads off at least of a bag of pinkies in or...
by laneends
Sat Apr 22, 2017 4:24 pm
Forum: Apollo Bay to Portland
Topic: A closer look at Port Campbell Jetty
Replies: 13
Views: 394

Re: A closer look at Port Campbell Jetty

Born2fish wrote:That place can get very rough


seriously rough indeed.
by laneends
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:18 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????
Replies: 23
Views: 581

Re: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????

She even says kayak fishos do this. Cant see a kayaker bringing a live stingray onboard, returning to ramp, carrying it up to a cleaning table and cutting up.. Thats serious hard core man
by laneends
Fri Apr 21, 2017 6:14 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????
Replies: 23
Views: 581

Re: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????

What idiot would even attempt to cut wings and tails off a live ray, seems a dangerous way of doing things. If you have a knife sharp and strong enough to do that then you are going to kill it first even if for your own safety.
by laneends
Fri Apr 21, 2017 9:16 am
Forum: General
Topic: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????
Replies: 23
Views: 581

Re: Today it's rays Tomorrow it's ????

Its just a perception thing. Its a big fish and there is a lot of waste carcass, and scavangers take a while to process it. So it just looks bad. Add to which for the same reason no one one wants to take the whole thing home and dispose of it there. I guess if someone regularly targets them at the s...
by laneends
Sat Apr 15, 2017 8:54 pm
Forum: General
Topic: Stockyard Point??
Replies: 30
Views: 873

Re: Stockyard Point??

As long as you are busy catching something, even if you dont take home a feed, it is way better than staring at stationary rods all day
by laneends
Fri Apr 14, 2017 8:04 am
Forum: General Salt Water Fishing
Topic: Afternoon kayak fishing
Replies: 16
Views: 357

Re: Afternoon kayak fishing

Was having troubles positioning myself as my kayak was changing directions quiet abit. Some techniques to avoid this ~If you have a rudder raise it. Otherwise it will deflect you from sitting in tide ~In slow to moderate flow anchor out back, drift chute out front will reduce swinging in wind gusts...
by laneends
Fri Apr 14, 2017 7:54 am
Forum: General Salt Water Fishing
Topic: Afternoon kayak fishing
Replies: 16
Views: 357

Re: Afternoon kayak fishing

4liters wrote:do they taste any good? I've been wondering if slimies are common around hastings and the submarine too

Between there and stoney is know for the variety of bait species available

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