Trolling in the bay's

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by 4liters » Wed Sep 13, 2017 12:27 pm

I've got flatties and pinkies trolling stumpjumpers in the yak
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: Trolling in the bay's

Post by barra mick » Wed Sep 13, 2017 2:44 pm

Trolling in phb is quite easy and succesful.

You dont need a electric .

Ive done it on both the electric and motor at abt 4kms.

Stump jumpers go good but I have more success on xraps

Naturally getting the lure close to the bottom is a key.

Down riggers are handy for this.....I just use tbe trout ones....work fine

Cheers bm

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by crumpet_avenger » Wed Sep 13, 2017 3:11 pm

I troll surface lures for salmon couta and pike down the south end of westernport with reasonable success. I always have 2 rods rigged with lures just in case. Always alot of bird activity down there.

Also troll around the rocky shores of phillip island and get plenty of pike.

Kids love seeing the massive hits and fish jumping too

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by yepi'mon » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:53 pm

purple5ive wrote:have you seen the video lee rayner did a while ago trolling for snapper in PPB?
Yeah I saw that awhile ago - always wanted to give it a go. He get's some decent ones on there.

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by yepi'mon » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:54 pm

barra mick wrote:Trolling in phb is quite easy and succesful.

You dont need a electric .

Ive done it on both the electric and motor at abt 4kms.

Stump jumpers go good but I have more success on xraps

Naturally getting the lure close to the bottom is a key.

Down riggers are handy for this.....I just use tbe trout ones....work fine

Cheers bm
Cheers BM - so you are doing this all over the bay, not just in the shallow areas?

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by yepi'mon » Wed Sep 13, 2017 4:55 pm

crumpet_avenger wrote:I troll surface lures for salmon couta and pike down the south end of westernport with reasonable success. I always have 2 rods rigged with lures just in case. Always alot of bird activity down there.

Also troll around the rocky shores of phillip island and get plenty of pike.

Kids love seeing the massive hits and fish jumping too
Sweet, will keep this in the back of the mind if I ever motor that far down!



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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by Nude up » Wed Sep 13, 2017 5:55 pm

I troll a bit rapala taildancers X-raps and the like both with and without the downrigger depending on the depth. I like to troll the edge of drop offs like Prince George bank

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by barra mick » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:12 pm

yepi'mon wrote:
barra mick wrote:Trolling in phb is quite easy and succesful.

You dont need a electric .

Ive done it on both the electric and motor at abt 4kms.

Stump jumpers go good but I have more success on xraps

Naturally getting the lure close to the bottom is a key.

Down riggers are handy for this.....I just use tbe trout ones....work fine

Cheers bm
Cheers BM - so you are doing this all over the bay, not just in the shallow areas?
Yes the shallow and deep water...

often when nothing is happening with bait

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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by purple5ive » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:21 pm

downriggers are probably the best option to go deep.
bm and nudeup what sort of fish are you guys getting trolling in PPB??
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Re: Trolling in the bay's

Post by barra mick » Wed Sep 13, 2017 6:38 pm

purple5ive wrote:downriggers are probably the best option to go deep.
bm and nudeup what sort of fish are you guys getting trolling in PPB??
Snapper and flathead



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