Overnighter on the Murray

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Overnighter on the Murray

Postby davek » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:04 pm

I spent last night on the Murray for something different.

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I had bait rods in while I set up and landed a 38cm Murray Cod

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Later in the evening I walked the bank flicking surface lures but never raised a fish.
This morning I headed out again and raised a 43cm Trout Cod

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After that I progressed down the river but failed again. I returned to where I picked up the Trout Cod and second cast a big fish tail wacked the lure in front of me and scared the sh!t out of me. I only had a little pompadour on and I'm thinking if I had one of the bigger lures on I may of hooked up. Oh well, there's always next time, :( cheers davo
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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Millzee » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:39 pm

Good stuff, you'll get the big one soon enough.

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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby smile0784 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 4:48 pm

Nice night away. Well done

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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Lightningx » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:00 pm

Nice report and pics :thumbsup:

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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Jay375 » Tue Apr 24, 2018 5:29 pm

some nice action walking the banks, the colder weather starting to come, my favourite time for cod fishing, I can't wait to have a crack, your inspiring me

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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Truedogz » Wed Apr 25, 2018 5:09 am

davek wrote:second cast a big fish tail wacked the lure in front of me and scared the sh!t out of me.


So you got a fright mate? Hah hah, I told you! :tongue: Remember that night on the Goulburn how I was apprehensive about making my first cast after catching the big one? Now you understand. I've caught big barra up north but nothing in freshwater in this country matches the noise when a big bucket mouth goes ballistic on the top.

Well, you know where there is a big one and I know where there is a big one. When work quietens down in a couple of weeks we will have to head up there and have a crack at them. :cheers: And yes, its not the Broken or the Ovens, so you need something with bigger hooks than the Pompadours. From now on there will be fewer hits and more doughnut sessions. The plus side is you might nail a big one.

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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Boonanza » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:38 am

Nice work Davo & you had some great weather for it :thumbsup:
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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby davek » Wed Apr 25, 2018 11:50 am

Boonanza wrote:Nice work Davo & you had some great weather for it :thumbsup:


I'll be doing a lot more overnighters Boony, there is so much good water all within 1.5hrs from home, :thumbsup: cheers davo
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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Texas » Wed Apr 25, 2018 1:52 pm

You'd think that having a lake front property would be enough :water:
Btw-gunna be great next April (?) with the fishing comp. :down:
Go get that monster Dave
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Re: Overnighter on the Murray

Postby Owen3838438 » Tue May 01, 2018 4:15 pm

Where is it? I also like fishing trout which is favourite kinds of fish!



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