Monsters along the Yarra banks

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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby simon2g » Thu Mar 24, 2016 10:10 pm

BIG GAV wrote:Yeah there found over a fair stretch of the Yarra mate. I love having such a healthy cod fishery in our backyard!! Wish yellas were more abundant! I've heard rumours there's some in there but never known anyone to snag one


Would kill to get onto a cod of anything near that size outta the yarra



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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby BIG GAV » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:14 pm

A very fat 75cm carp from today! Corn undoing him!
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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby Lightningx » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:20 pm

Nice one BG! :thumbsup:

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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby DR.SPESH » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:30 pm

Fat as f$ck. nice catch. What size hook do you use? I use size 8 mustards. Since changing hooks for carp I seem to hook up on every bite.

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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby BIG GAV » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:35 pm

DR.SPESH wrote:Fat as f$ck. nice catch. What size hook do you use? I use size 8 mustards. Since changing hooks for carp I seem to hook up on every bite.

Size 4 bait holder or 1/0 circle circles are great as it's easy enough to remove em from there lips. Anything from a #10 to a 3/0 will work depends on how picky the fish is really
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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby 4liters » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:35 pm

DR.SPESH wrote:Fat as f$ck. nice catch. What size hook do you use? I use size 8 mustards. Since changing hooks for carp I seem to hook up on every bite.


What type? Circle, baitholder etc?
2015/16 Species comp total: 289cm
Brown Trout: 37cm
Flathead: 51cm; Squid: 36cm; Australian Salmon: 51cm; Snapper 46cm; Silver Trevally 23cm; KGW: 45cm



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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby Lightningx » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:37 pm

Do carp that size usually hook themselves?

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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby BIG GAV » Thu Mar 31, 2016 6:50 pm

It took a few bites to nab this guy but in the end I set the hook on a 1/0 circle and got him
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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby DR.SPESH » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:09 pm

Bait holder works for me. I like to use 1 piece of corn so the size 8 suits me. Most of mine have been pretty much hooking them selves. Lipped

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Re: Monsters along the Yarra banks

Postby DR.SPESH » Thu Mar 31, 2016 7:12 pm

All fish caught in the last month have been over 55cm. I find the smaller ones are a bit more picky and a slow strike of the rod is generally needed.



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