A report about...nothing!

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by April Fool » Wed Dec 12, 2018 5:18 am

Finally went out last week for cod opening! I knew it would only be a short session as I can not stand on my feet too long. I tried a Mantis surface lure for about twenty minutes before I decided I had had enough (sore back etc). The water doesn't look too bad there!
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That is all!
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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by matari » Wed Dec 12, 2018 8:30 am

looks like some good water there, hopefully you get one soon! Cheers Matari :thumbsup:

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by April Fool » Mon Jan 07, 2019 11:47 am

Hit the road on Saturday to meet up with Dangerous Dave at Numurkah. Somehow it turned into a road trip with our initial destination not even getting a go. First stop was a channel system that neither of us have fished before. It flows out of the Murray as opposed to our usual Goulburn channel haunts. We caught FA in this channel and got blown off the banks by wind and partially devoured by flies!

Then we worked our way back to a familiar creek.
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Afer a few hours we ended up with just one fish...Dave got a cod around 45 cm's. Dave also scored his PB shrimp net! His net broke loose, did a lap of the back current then convieniently hooked itself on Dave's line on the other side of the creek!

Was a good arvo spent looking for and trying new spots. I have been known to say...the best way to discover new locations...is to get lost!
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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by Seb85 » Mon Jan 07, 2019 4:29 pm

One fish on a trip will erase those fishless trips.

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by Lightningx » Mon Jan 07, 2019 5:20 pm

Still one fish is better than none!
Nice report.

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by April Fool » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:42 pm

Four hours spent channel side in northern Vic yesterday for....nothing! Not even a bite as far as I know. The biggest surprise was my bait trap did not provide a single yabbie or shrimp! Yep...late summer in a channel system which normally coughs up sh!tloads of bait could not provide for me. The fishless trip I can handle as it happens but not being able to get bait has me baffled! I used cheese for bait in the end. Never mind as I am planning my next trip mid week and the 'donut' run will end!
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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by muzza43 » Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:55 pm

Hi, Jim. Good luck with the mid week trip. Cheers, Lyall.

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by Bugatti » Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:48 am

April Fool wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:42 pm

Four hours spent channel side in northern Vic yesterday for....nothing!
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G'day Mr Fool, we all have gone fishing and caught nothing. No one better knows about catching nothing than myself, so much so, that I have got it down to a fine art of nothing. In fact, my prowess of catching nothing, also is reflected in how I come home with nothing and the subsequent catch of nothing being sorted.

I have a few tips, if you have caught nothing, that this is the best way of dealing with a catch that comprises of nothing.


First an incision under the gill rakers, there's nothing to it.

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Then a with a clean smooth motion, an incision along the backbone. With a sharp knife it would feel like nothing's there.

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Over the backbone, to the other side, to remove the fillet, leaving nothing behind on the carcass.

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As far as any bones in the fillet, there should be nothing, so off with the rib cage.

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To de-skin your fillet, pin the tail with your thumb nail and slide the knife under the flesh but above the skin. See, nothing to it.

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Making sure there is nothing left of the skin.

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Vwalla, a fillet of nothing , , , , mmmm yummy

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And what better way to wash down a hard day of catching nothing , , , , Jacks, and like your catch, should always be kept on ice

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Cheers, Bugatti

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by rb85 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 5:21 am

Bugatti wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:48 am
April Fool wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:42 pm

Four hours spent channel side in northern Vic yesterday for....nothing!
cheers
Team Bender
G'day Mr Fool, we all have gone fishing and caught nothing. No one better knows about catching nothing than myself, so much so, that I have got it down to a fine art of nothing. In fact, my prowess of catching nothing, also is reflected in how I come home with nothing and the subsequent catch of nothing being sorted.

I have a few tips, if you have caught nothing, that this is the best way of dealing with a catch that comprises of nothing.


First an incision under the gill rakers, there's nothing to it.


IMG_20190218_155917p.png



Then a with a clean smooth motion, an incision along the backbone. With a sharp knife it would feel like nothing's there.


IMG_20190218_155921p.png



Over the backbone, to the other side, to remove the fillet, leaving nothing behind on the carcass.


IMG_20190218_155924p.png



As far as any bones in the fillet, there should be nothing, so off with the rib cage.


IMG_20190218_155928p.png



To de-skin your fillet, pin the tail with your thumb nail and slide the knife under the flesh but above the skin. See, nothing to it.


IMG_20190218_155931p.png



Making sure there is nothing left of the skin.


IMG_20190218_155934p.png



Vwalla, a fillet of nothing , , , , mmmm yummy


IMG_20190218_155936p.png



And what better way to wash down a hard day of catching nothing , , , , Jacks, and like your catch, should always be kept on ice


IMG_20190219_011153p.png


Cheers, Bugatti
Nice bracelet Bugatti and good to see you on the **** again but please don’t play with knives we don’t want you to hurt yourself.

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Re: A report about...nothing!

Post by Seb85 » Tue Feb 19, 2019 6:45 am

Bugatti wrote:
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:48 am
April Fool wrote:
Sun Feb 17, 2019 1:42 pm

Four hours spent channel side in northern Vic yesterday for....nothing!
cheers
Team Bender
G'day Mr Fool, we all have gone fishing and caught nothing. No one better knows about catching nothing than myself, so much so, that I have got it down to a fine art of nothing. In fact, my prowess of catching nothing, also is reflected in how I come home with nothing and the subsequent catch of nothing being sorted.

I have a few tips, if you have caught nothing, that this is the best way of dealing with a catch that comprises of nothing.


First an incision under the gill rakers, there's nothing to it.


IMG_20190218_155917p.png



Then a with a clean smooth motion, an incision along the backbone. With a sharp knife it would feel like nothing's there.


IMG_20190218_155921p.png



Over the backbone, to the other side, to remove the fillet, leaving nothing behind on the carcass.


IMG_20190218_155924p.png



As far as any bones in the fillet, there should be nothing, so off with the rib cage.


IMG_20190218_155928p.png



To de-skin your fillet, pin the tail with your thumb nail and slide the knife under the flesh but above the skin. See, nothing to it.


IMG_20190218_155931p.png



Making sure there is nothing left of the skin.


IMG_20190218_155934p.png



Vwalla, a fillet of nothing , , , , mmmm yummy


IMG_20190218_155936p.png



And what better way to wash down a hard day of catching nothing , , , , Jacks, and like your catch, should always be kept on ice


IMG_20190219_011153p.png


Cheers, Bugatti
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I went to an air show exhibition once... And there was nothing.
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