ID on something i caught last night

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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby TimboYak » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:24 am

hornet wrote:
Quote from earlier link:

"Being soft fleshed and having soft mouths, small hooks are required and drag sets should be minimal, but they can also go like freight trains when hooked."


I didn't pay attention to the "softness" of the mouth, and i am not sure what they class as a small hook, but i caught it on a 5/0 with half a pilchard.

Although this quote does match:

so named because of the slime that covers their bodies

The thing was slimy as hell....



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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby Lightningx » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:32 am

Yea a snotty trevally. That actually happens to be the place I last caught mine as well.

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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby Bayrock » Tue Sep 11, 2018 10:41 am

Yup warehou, I concur. That band is pretty distinctive.
Also the Black banded trevally or Blackbanded amberjack are not found in our waters

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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby bluewater81 » Tue Sep 11, 2018 5:44 pm

snotty trevally, great cray bait too

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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby re-tyred » Tue Sep 11, 2018 6:39 pm

It is a baby snotty, trawlers catch large quantities in Bass Strait along the continental shelf. They grow to 2-3kg but mostly are about 1kg.
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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby Yota » Tue Sep 11, 2018 7:40 pm

This is a snotty I got out front of Barwon earlier this year. The black patches aren’t as pronounced but looks the same.
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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby crumpet_avenger » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:08 pm

Small snotty.
Great on the plate.
Get heaps of them out from flinders and seal rocks
Real firm white flesh and very clean tasting.
They go great on light gear

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Re: ID on something i caught last night

Postby Fishbref » Tue Sep 11, 2018 8:56 pm

Great eating fish, especially a 40cm specimen...


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