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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by DougieK » Wed May 18, 2016 9:53 pm

bigdan91 wrote:I came to the SA part of the forum to ask for advice fishing around robe and saw this thread.

Dougie I'm heading up to robe/beachport area over queens bday long weekend I don't have any room in my car but if you can borrow your girlfriends patrol you should come! I'll teach you 4wding you teach me fishing haha
I hope you're a better 4WDer than I am a fisherman.

I'll talk to her about it and see where we're at.
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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by greggo » Thu May 19, 2016 12:22 pm

There's some huge fish to be caught in S.A.
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Double hook-up
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Great beach
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Great camping
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It's definitely a "Go To" place for the serious Jewie fisho.

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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by Lightningx » Thu May 19, 2016 12:27 pm

Now that's what you call a surf mulloway :thumbsup:

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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by Broomstick » Thu May 19, 2016 2:38 pm

greggo wrote:There's some huge fish to be caught in S.A.
P1000413.JPG
Double hook-up
P1000365.JPG
Great beach
P1000367.JPG
Great camping
P1000396.JPG
It's definitely a "Go To" place for the serious Jewie fisho.
I'd love to pick your brain one day Greggo, you have done some serious fishing!

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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by greggo » Thu May 19, 2016 5:19 pm

Broomstick wrote:I'd love to pick your brain one day Greggo, you have done some serious fishing!
Ha...That's going to be a really short conversation...! ;-)

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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by bigdan91 » Thu May 19, 2016 7:53 pm

greggo wrote:
Broomstick wrote:I'd love to pick your brain one day Greggo, you have done some serious fishing!
Ha...That's going to be a really short conversation...! ;-)
Any quick advice if I do end up heading over there?

I've got 9 foot spin gear for salmon

12 and 10 foot surf rods

What sort of rig, hook size, bait, tide, time of day etc should I go for?



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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by DR.SPESH » Thu May 19, 2016 8:04 pm

Can't go past nelson. Good beach fishing with easy access and a great estuary fishing.

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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by greggo » Fri May 20, 2016 9:17 am

bigdan91 wrote: Any quick advice if I do end up heading over there?

I've got 9 foot spin gear for salmon

12 and 10 foot surf rods

What sort of rig, hook size, bait, tide, time of day etc should I go for?
The gear you mention is fine. The main thing is to be prepared for some really strong currents and sidewash. We were using 6oz grapnel sinkers on 50lb leader. Set up same as a snapper rig, running sinker on a 25cm dropper, 50cm to the hook.

We tried to release all our fish so circle hooks were used to prevent gill, or gut hooking. A few fish, like the one pictured, were too exhausted to swim so they were kept and eaten.

You're not casting far, about 25metres, but be prepared for a 200m+ run, and big shark by-catch. I was using a 13' Nitro Assassin and a 12' Snyderglass with ABU 7000's spooled with 80lb braid.
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The Snydergalss loaded up.

Bait was 100% squid strips, caught in PPB and frozen for the trip. The squid was cut into a 6" strip and pinned at the very top to the circle hook. We were the only people there to get heaps of fish (30+). Other guys we spoke to were using Pillies, fish slabs, and the usual surf stuff, and only caught the occasional fish. My mate had fished it previously and said PPB squid was the bomb, it sure was!

All Jewies were caught throughout the day, any tide. As soon as night fell they disappeared, to be replaced with rays and sharks.

I hope this helps.
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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by DougieK » Fri May 20, 2016 9:36 am

greggo wrote:
bigdan91 wrote: Any quick advice if I do end up heading over there?

I've got 9 foot spin gear for salmon

12 and 10 foot surf rods

What sort of rig, hook size, bait, tide, time of day etc should I go for?
The gear you mention is fine. The main thing is to be prepared for some really strong currents and sidewash. We were using 6oz grapnel sinkers on 50lb leader. Set up same as a snapper rig, running sinker on a 25cm dropper, 50cm to the hook.

We tried to release all our fish so circle hooks were used to prevent gill, or gut hooking. A few fish, like the one pictured, were too exhausted to swim so they were kept and eaten.

You're not casting far, about 25metres, but be prepared for a 200m+ run, and big shark by-catch. I was using a 13' Nitro Assassin and a 12' Snyderglass with ABU 7000's spooled with 80lb braid.

Bait was 100% squid strips, caught in PPB and frozen for the trip. The squid was cut into a 6" strip and pinned at the very top to the circle hook. We were the only people there to get heaps of fish (30+). Other guys we spoke to were using Pillies, fish slabs, and the usual surf stuff, and only caught the occasional fish. My mate had fished it previously and said PPB squid was the bomb, it sure was!

All Jewies were caught throughout the day, any tide. As soon as night fell they disappeared, to be replaced with rays and sharks.

I hope this helps.

That's some great info Greggo, TY for sharing.
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Re: Far SE South Aus

Post by chris srsc » Fri May 20, 2016 12:56 pm

DougieK wrote:
greggo wrote:
bigdan91 wrote: Any quick advice if I do end up heading over there?

I've got 9 foot spin gear for salmon

12 and 10 foot surf rods

What sort of rig, hook size, bait, tide, time of day etc should I go for?
The gear you mention is fine. The main thing is to be prepared for some really strong currents and sidewash. We were using 6oz grapnel sinkers on 50lb leader. Set up same as a snapper rig, running sinker on a 25cm dropper, 50cm to the hook.

We tried to release all our fish so circle hooks were used to prevent gill, or gut hooking. A few fish, like the one pictured, were too exhausted to swim so they were kept and eaten.

You're not casting far, about 25metres, but be prepared for a 200m+ run, and big shark by-catch. I was using a 13' Nitro Assassin and a 12' Snyderglass with ABU 7000's spooled with 80lb braid.

Bait was 100% squid strips, caught in PPB and frozen for the trip. The squid was cut into a 6" strip and pinned at the very top to the circle hook. We were the only people there to get heaps of fish (30+). Other guys we spoke to were using Pillies, fish slabs, and the usual surf stuff, and only caught the occasional fish. My mate had fished it previously and said PPB squid was the bomb, it sure was!

All Jewies were caught throughout the day, any tide. As soon as night fell they disappeared, to be replaced with rays and sharks.

I hope this helps.

That's some great info Greggo, TY for sharing.

X2...thanks for info
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