Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

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Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

Postby MsShimano » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:04 pm

Well... I heard that it's very rare to catch a elephant fish of Port Phillip bay. I started of at 6am fishing of mount Eliza and got a few nice pinkies.. I then headed up towards the artificial reef where I was chasing some 1kg + snapper. I hooked onto something decent and when I was reeling in was quite surprised to find a nice elephant... it took a big pilly on Terez.. she measured 87cm and weigh in at 2.8kg... bled her right away and got some nice fillets.. any recommendations on how to cook them?

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Re: Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

Postby Nude up » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:22 pm

In a curry the fish does not break down stays in cubes and hides the taste of the fish by itself. I have caught them at Clifton springs as well as the Barwon river

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Re: Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

Postby Lightningx » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:41 pm

Nice fish. I have caught them off the piers from port Melbourne.

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Re: Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

Postby rb85 » Mon Mar 13, 2017 1:55 pm

Nice fish great fun on trout rods. Not that uncommon in PPB.

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Re: Elephant fish in PPB.. unheard of?

Postby adamk » Sun Mar 19, 2017 2:31 am

they use to get runs of them off altona pier 10 years ago


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