Adilade

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Re: Adilade

Postby meppstas » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:22 pm

You're in a good place there guppie12.. my old home state.. :a_goodjob:

1: Cowfish,,
2: Sand/silver whiting..
3 Salmon trout..
the bottom photo one is a salmon trout, small eye gives it away, tommies have a large eye....If you slide your finger from the tail towards the head of the fish you will feel the roughness of the scales, do the same with a salmon trout & it's smooth.. just another way of telling the difference.. Tommies are a great eating fish and were one of my favorite eating fish and a great Snapper bait as well.. :thumbsup:

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Re: Adilade

Postby johnnycjay » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:25 pm

Adelaide my home town. Thats not a Tommy it's a trout.

Glenelg jetty produces good fish. Try north haven marina. Good deep water and some quality fish last time I was home.

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Re: Adilade

Postby meppstas » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:30 pm

johnnycjay wrote:Adelaide my home town. Thats not a Tommy it's a trout.

Glenelg jetty produces good fish. Try north haven marina. Good deep water and some quality fish last time I was home.


Spot on Johnny just checked a couple of my old photos.. There's been some good bream & flathead taken off the breakwaters at North Haven over the past few weeks too.. Use to fish it on a regular basis when I lived there before moving South to Sellicks Beach..

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Re: Adilade

Postby johnnycjay » Fri Jun 01, 2018 11:41 pm

The poor Tommy is in serious decline. You could once fill a bucket up from metro jetties but they are far more sparse these days.

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Re: Adilade

Postby meppstas » Sat Jun 02, 2018 7:59 am

johnnycjay wrote:The poor Tommy is in serious decline. You could once fill a bucket up from metro jetties but they are far more sparse these days.


It was the first fish I ever caught as a kid (65 yrs ago), off the Semaphore jetty.. I'm sure most kids in Sth Aust caught them on their first trip to one of the jetties as well, it's shame to see such a decline in them too.. :(

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Re: Adilade

Postby smile0784 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:27 am

Enjoy your fishig while your away and keep up with the reports



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Re: Adilade

Postby Lightningx » Sat Jun 02, 2018 11:58 am

Sad to hear about the tommies. I also grew up in Adelaide and remember going on a school excursion as a kid to the screw pile jetty on granite island in victor harbour and catching triple headers each drop.

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Re: Adilade

Postby Texas » Sat Jun 02, 2018 12:40 pm

Great stuff guppie
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Re: Adilade

Postby guppie12 » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:06 pm

:oops: Only managed about 100 crabs today. So annoying lost a few salmon and gars aswell

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Re: Adilade

Postby Lightningx » Sat Jun 02, 2018 8:14 pm

guppie12 wrote::oops: Only managed about 100 crabs today. So annoying lost a few salmon and gars aswell

Were they sand crabs mate?



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