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by meppstas
Wed Apr 24, 2019 4:09 pm
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Trout No.500 & it didn't come easy.

Trout No 500 caught & it didn't come easy.. Headed off to the Meander River to catch trout number 500 today, something I thought would come nice and quick in the river. Thing is I was pretty slack in getting up to start with and I wasn't in the river until 9:30am after a 1.5 km walk, the sun was wel...
by meppstas
Tue Apr 30, 2019 11:50 pm
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Good day with 21 trout caught & released.

Had a great day in a small tannin river yesterday using the Mepps Aglia Mouche Noire inline copper blade spinner. Conditions were quite cool early on but became better as the day went on. Water level was low but still good enough to be able to pick up a few trout. Well, it turned out to be a top day...
by meppstas
Thu May 02, 2019 11:42 am
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Re: Trout No.500 & it didn't come easy.

Thanks Bill, I feel I've done enough again this season to get number thirteen on the board.. :cheers:

Dinner & presentation night is on the 8th June..

cheers
Adrian..
by meppstas
Thu Apr 25, 2019 9:09 pm
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Re: Trout No.500 & it didn't come easy.

Great job Adrian As I was reading and got to your three way choice conundrum, I did feel your pain not only of the difficulty up to that point but also a choice is hard to reverse if the chosen River works out to not want to give up it's trout. But glad you got your 500 trout , , , , you can say a ...
by meppstas
Sat Feb 02, 2019 2:24 pm
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My 35+ year old hand painted spinner still can catch trout..

Hit the river at 6:00 am in what was bloody cold conditions, around 4 degrees.. Fine after 9:00am once the sun was high in the sky. Spent just on 6 hours chasing trout in started off poorly with me hooking & losing the first seven trout before I finally landed and small brown on the Mepps #0 Aglia b...
by meppstas
Thu May 02, 2019 3:06 pm
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Last two trips of the 2018/19 trout season..(short version)

April 27th The day before season closure.. Had a hunt around on Google Earth to find a new small tannin water to try out to see if there may be a trout or two in one. Did find one that I had found several years ago and forgot all about it. Was a little undecided about going today(27th) due to gale f...
by meppstas
Thu May 09, 2019 7:40 pm
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My 2018/19 Trout season Report..

'' The 2018/19 Trout Season Report '' This report covers the rivers & streams I have fished during the 2018/19 brown trout season. Last season I had 92 trips to the rivers & streams for a total of 586 brown trout & 62 rainbow trout being caught of which just the five trout being kept. ** Below are t...
by meppstas
Thu May 09, 2019 7:21 pm
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Re: Olives for the Salad

Time consuming Bill but always well worth the effort.. :thumbsup:
Just love black & green olives, especially in a salad.. A friend of mine who lives at American River on Kangaroo Island always picked & preserved olives from the trees that grow wild over there..

cheers
Adrian
by meppstas
Thu May 09, 2019 11:26 pm
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Re: Olives for the Salad

Time consuming Bill but always well worth the effort.. :thumbsup: Just love black & green olives, especially in a salad.. A friend of mine who lives at American River on Kangaroo Island always picked & preserved olives from the trees that grow wild over there.. cheers Adrian Love Kangaroo Island, A...
by meppstas
Fri May 10, 2019 10:44 pm
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Re: Fishing Photography

I have the following camera for fishing, it's a compact Canon Powershot SX620HS digital camera.. Small fits in the pocket & packs a lot of punch.. Very easy to use in auto or manual mode.. great 25x optical zoom as well a video.. comes with battery & charger.. :thumbsup: Characterized by its long-re...