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by DougieK
Wed Mar 20, 2013 9:52 am
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

Thanks guys. Yeah Carl using braid. I've figured out the key to catching fish is to find someone who knows what they are doing and follow their advice exactly (like you and FC). Setup is a 902 catana. 4000 daiwa reel, 5.7kg braid with a 5.7kg leader and a bunch of shiny metals. I think it's almost c...
by DougieK
Tue Mar 19, 2013 10:22 pm
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

As i was retrieving i noticed a whole heap of the line spooling at the top of the spool. When i cast it came off in massive tangles. Happened twice. Will respool and use a swivel i guess.
by DougieK
Tue Mar 19, 2013 8:51 pm
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

That was an awesome afternoon. Shot down to the gun via devilbend reservoir (just for a look, not worth it, there is weed everywhere.) So i kicked on. Pulled up about 5pm and was fishing 10 minutes later. Couple of friendly body boarders were about and one other chap fishing with bait who had one al...
by DougieK
Tue Mar 19, 2013 7:30 pm
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

Hooked 6 fish but only landed two. Pics soon. Will write a proper report when i get home
by DougieK
Tue Mar 19, 2013 9:39 am
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

Sweet!

I guess i'm cruising to Gunners tonight then!

Should get there about 5.30. I'm the dude built like a fridge in a grey hoodie with a 902 catana.
by DougieK
Mon Mar 18, 2013 7:29 pm
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Salmon in the Surf
Replies: 71
Views: 1773

Re: Salmon in the Surf

CarlG wrote:Just on a side note, Wednesday afternoon is looking pretty awesome weather+tide wise. I`ll be there, (even if the bloody fish aren`t).
Gotta love evenings at the Gun.



Damn! weds/fri i can't do. considering a wander down there on tuesday or thursday actually.
by DougieK
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:36 pm
Forum: General Fresh Water Fishing
Topic: Acheron!
Replies: 4
Views: 205

Re: Acheron!

How'd it go mate?

You're in my favorite river right there!
by DougieK
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:58 am
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Bender's Redfin Challenge (read Competition)!!!!
Replies: 320
Views: 6661

Re: Bender's Redfin Challenge (read Competition)!!!!

I'll be heading to either Auravale or Jells to see whats up tonight or tomorrow if this bloody weather holds out.
by DougieK
Sun Mar 17, 2013 10:56 am
Forum: Other Species
Topic: Auravale
Replies: 65
Views: 2356

Re: Auravale

http://s1272.beta.photobucket.com/user/jakel420/media/IMG_20130314_213551_zps52d3b6c9.jpg.html?sort=3&o=7 4 pounder is in ther and the one from jells, few trout from devil bend aswell What conditions and technique do you use in Jells Park? I've lived next door for 28 years and i've never actual...
by DougieK
Fri Mar 15, 2013 12:59 pm
Forum: Surf Fishing
Topic: Surfcasting Tutorial.
Replies: 10
Views: 324

Surfcasting Tutorial.

I've seen a few different techniques and was wondering if you chaps could recommend a good surfcasting tutorial.

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