Grantville,Tenby point

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mpharris66
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Re: Grantville,Tenby point

Postby mpharris66 » Tue May 01, 2018 1:05 pm

4liters wrote:
mpharris66 wrote:
smile0784 wrote:
mpharris66 wrote:Will do, I’v had hookups at Kilcunda a few weeks ago but all 3 times lost my line. The last one broke my rod. I’m far more prepared this time though. 80lb braid main/70lb leader/mustard circle hook+rated swivel and chicken chunks! Never caught Gummy before so it’ll be interesting if and when I do. Cheers.


What sort rod was it?


$50 “no name” ... so I guess I won’t be doing that again. I would have had better service at K-Mart. I took it back to where I bought it from and the guy said he’d never carried that brand before and tried to make out I was outright lying. I showed him a photo I took of the receipt... he shut up pretty quick. He said he needed to give it back to his supplier for “investigation”. That was 6 weeks ago and still haven’t seen my $50. :down:

Which store did you get it from?


Wonthaggi, “needed” a quick replacement rod.



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mpharris66
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Re: Grantville,Tenby point

Postby mpharris66 » Tue May 01, 2018 1:11 pm

mpharris66 wrote:
Lightningx wrote:
mpharris66 wrote:Is there a better option for rigging for gummy or doesn’t it particularly matter? LB for me.

How you rigging at the moment?


12ft surf rod, 30lb braid, 30mono with running sinker and 50cm trace (110lb coated ss) No8 circle hook. Should I drop down hook size? Should I change it all!?

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Re: Grantville,Tenby point

Postby Brett » Tue May 01, 2018 4:36 pm

mpharris66 wrote:
mpharris66 wrote:
Lightningx wrote:
mpharris66 wrote:Is there a better option for rigging for gummy or doesn’t it particularly matter? LB for me.

How you rigging at the moment?


12ft surf rod, 30lb braid, 30mono with running sinker and 50cm trace (110lb coated ss) No8 circle hook. Should I drop down hook size? Should I change it all!?



p1ss off the SS trace and use about 80cm to 1m of 60lb mono(I use black magic supple). You can continue with the 8/0, I used to use them with good results, though I do change down to a 6/0 landbased in Western Port now and keep the 8/0 for true surf beaches like the 90 Mile or Gunnamatta/Portsea.

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Re: Grantville,Tenby point

Postby mpharris66 » Tue May 01, 2018 5:49 pm

Consider it p1ssed off... thanks for the feedback.


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