Kingfish Search 2017

Yellowtail Kingfish (Scientific name - Seriola lalandi), Kingys, Kings, Hoodlums, Bandits or "Rat Kings" are a strong, exciting gamefish that strike savagely at a wide range of lures, live baits and dead or cut fish fillets. Victorian Yellowtail Kingfish reports right here.
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Kingfish Search 2017

Postby rb85 » Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:50 am

For me it will be my 1st try targeting Kingfish in Victoria many here reading other threads have been successful.

So who's gearing up to target and hopefully catch Kingies over the next 3 months?



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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby cobby » Mon Jan 02, 2017 8:55 am

Been geared up and ready for a few months, just waiting for as soon as life and weather allows a trip out. Portland is just starting to come on and some bloody big fish coming from the far east. 15kg+ is this year's aim

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby Lightningx » Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:07 am

Last year didn't get one. Definitely on my target list this year :P

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby scott__henning » Mon Jan 02, 2017 9:14 am

Looking forward to hopefully a great kingie season. Jump onto my facebook page if you like, im keeping that up to date with all things Victorian Kingfish https://www.facebook.com/VicKingieSecrets/

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby barra mick » Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:45 am

The water is still a bit cold here imo

Last year I caught more once the warmer water brought them down

Hooefully end of January it starts warming up.

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby cheaterparts » Mon Jan 02, 2017 10:49 am

rb85 wrote:So who's gearing up to target and hopefully catch Kingies over the next 3 months?


I'm keen even have the new boat ( kayak )for this season and a new paddle - a mate pulled a rat over the xmas break at Welshpool - I think his first kayak caught king

we have our first off shore kayak comp later this month and kings are one of the prefured species
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Gummy shark 128 Cm - Elephant fish 85 Cm - Snapper 91 Cm - KG Whiting 49 Cm - Flathead 55 Cm - Garfish 47 Cm - Silver Trevally 40 Cm - Long Fin Pike 41.5 Cm - snook 64 Cm - Couta 71 Cm - Sth Calamari 40 Cm hood


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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby Fish-cador » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:57 am

Lightningx wrote:Last year didn't get one. Definitely on my target list this year :P

Because you were chasing them off hampton, st kilda and point wilson LB. :tongue:

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby Lightningx » Mon Jan 02, 2017 11:59 am

Thanks for sharing Hampton as my number 1 LB kingie spot FC :)

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby barra mick » Mon Jan 02, 2017 3:58 pm

I got most off mine last year at nude up secret kingy spot.

Its worth a trip once the water warms up

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Re: Kingfish Search 2017

Postby Wolly Bugger » Mon Jan 02, 2017 5:12 pm

rb85 wrote:For me it will be my 1st try targeting Kingfish in Victoria many here reading other threads have been successful.

So who's gearing up to target and hopefully catch Kingies over the next 3 months?


That is on my agenda, hopefully weds morning



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