Cannibal squid

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Cannibal squid

Postby eddyt » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:31 pm

So this happened to me again. I had a big 30cm hood squid on today and because I didn't have a net I held it close to the pier while dad tried to grab it. Then an even bigger squid (guessing at least 40cm) popped up out of nowhere and grabbed my squid! Then it let go and swam away but my squid was already white and not moving any more. This is the 2nd time this has happened now except last time the bigger squid grabbed my squid while I was reeling it in and that beast would have been at least 50cm hood. Wishing I had brought a net, might have got the big one too.

Can never seem to catch those big ones on jigs though. Maybe one day I'm going to need to put a live squid out with some hooks.

Pics of the 3 bigger ones from today. The jig is a size 3.5 ebay cheapie
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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby Lightningx » Sat Oct 07, 2017 8:47 pm

Very nice size mate!
Well done :thumbsup:

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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby Raulfc7 » Sat Oct 07, 2017 10:05 pm

Nice squid mate :a_goodjob: I think you better buy that net now
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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby smile0784 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:30 am

Nice size squid there

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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby Basti » Sun Oct 08, 2017 12:43 am

i think yozuri make a squid coloured jig

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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby eddyt » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:09 pm

thanks guys. I'm guessing that might be why the white sephia works so well



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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby rb85 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 7:37 pm

Great catch the squid get very aggressive this time of year believe its related to where they drop their eggs.

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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby AE092 » Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:49 pm

I once kept about 5 squid in a keeper bag in the water. When I went to put another in, I noticed the largest one (about 1kg+) had eaten half the head of a smaller version. Quite interesting!

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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby eddyt » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:11 pm

Went back with a net this time and got the big bugger that killed my squid last time. She went 2.4kg, just under 40cm hood.
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Re: Cannibal squid

Postby Lightningx » Fri Oct 13, 2017 6:30 pm

Nice one eddy! Plenty of big calamari rings there! :thumbsup:



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