My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Brighton Pier, Elwood, Sandringham and surrounds
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My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by fishing_minnow » Sun Jul 15, 2018 1:20 am

I went to Brighton yesterday evening and had a crack at the pinkies that might be there. The first hour or two was very quiet and many people packed their gear up and went home. I was there with my fishing buddy who gave me lots of handy bits of advice. It just happened to be close to a high tide when we arrived and by the time the sun was completely down, the tide was receding. We were about to finish up for the evening and suddenly, we had a bite. Then, the fish took off and it felt super awesome especially on the light-ish rod that I was using as well as 8lb line. We caught another pinky but it was under the legal size (28cm) so we had to put it back. It felt great releasing the undersised fish because we knew it would come back as a larger and better fighting fish. I guess persistence does indeed pay off. It was certainly a memorable and delicious catch!

"Life is never fun without fishing....." -fishing_minnow :water:
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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by denis barden » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:06 am

Well Doe
Good pic also

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by smile0784 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:20 am

Well done mate
Keep up the good work

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by Nude up » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:31 am

Can’t beat fresh fish nice work

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by Lightningx » Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:46 pm

That’s a beauty mate and congrats on catching your first pinkie!
Nice work! They are great on the table :thumbsup:

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by fishing_minnow » Sun Jul 15, 2018 7:57 pm

Lightningx wrote:That’s a beauty mate and congrats on catching your first pinkie!
Nice work! They are great on the table :thumbsup:
Thanks, it was delicious! :banana:



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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by Yota » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:35 pm

Well done buddy. I'm sure you will catch more in the future. Good effort

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by fishing_minnow » Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:40 pm

Yota wrote:Well done buddy. I'm sure you will catch more in the future. Good effort
Thanks, what's the difference between snapper and pinkies by the way? Are they just a juvenile version? :-D

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by Texas » Fri Jul 20, 2018 7:49 pm

fishing_minnow wrote:
Yota wrote:Well done buddy. I'm sure you will catch more in the future. Good effort
Thanks, what's the difference between snapper and pinkies by the way? Are they just a juvenile version? :-D
Fishermen will argue that till the cows come home
Be prepared
Cheers Gra

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Re: My first ever Pinky Snapper!

Post by Lightningx » Fri Jul 20, 2018 8:19 pm

fishing_minnow wrote:
Yota wrote:Well done buddy. I'm sure you will catch more in the future. Good effort
Thanks, what's the difference between snapper and pinkies by the way? Are they just a juvenile version? :-D
Yes mate :)



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