Barwon Heads Kingfish

Portarlington, St Leonards, Queenscliff
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Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby Ryguy » Thu Jan 10, 2019 3:53 pm

Went straight out past the bluff today and started off by catching a few mackerel in about 30m of water at sunrise. Started a drift close to the wrecks in about 50m with two live baits (ball sinker to swivel with short leader and 7/0 in top jaw) got them down about mid water, I also put out 2 twisted p noster rigs with circle 6/0 hooks. Nothing for the first 45min other than a small pinkie and parody..... I then put out the chum ( cubes of old mackerel and squid with pilly pellets and brought in a rod with live bait as it had died and started jigging. Within 15min p noster rigs were screaming at the same time and collected catch on both and put them back in... back to jigging. The one remaining live bait got hit shortly after along with the other two rigs soon followed again. Still haven't got the monster in the school or any by jigging but ill always take what i can get. 60cm - 65cm all on fresh mackerel dead and one alive. Changed jigs multiple times weights and colours no luck.
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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby Lightningx » Thu Jan 10, 2019 4:12 pm

Nice report with a top catch.
Well done :thumbsup:

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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby hornet » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:06 pm

Nice !

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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby Brownie » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:12 pm

Awesome. You used Omo, the secret ingredient? Guess you dont need to clean the catch. :thumbsup: Clever stuff.

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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby smile0784 » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:32 pm

Ryguy wrote:Went straight out past the bluff today and started off by catching a few mackerel in about 30m of water at sunrise. Started a drift close to the wrecks in about 50m with two live baits (ball sinker to swivel with short leader and 7/0 in top jaw) got them down about mid water, I also put out 2 twisted p noster rigs with circle 6/0 hooks. Nothing for the first 45min other than a small pinkie and parody..... I then put out the chum ( cubes of old mackerel and squid with pilly pellets and brought in a rod with live bait as it had died and started jigging. Within 15min p noster rigs were screaming at the same time and collected catch on both and put them back in... back to jigging. The one remaining live bait got hit shortly after along with the other two rigs soon followed again. Still haven't got the monster in the school or any by jigging but ill always take what i can get. 60cm - 65cm all on fresh mackerel dead and one alive. Changed jigs multiple times weights and colours no luck.


Cant complain with a catch like that
Well done

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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby Lightningx » Thu Jan 10, 2019 8:35 pm

Brownie wrote:Awesome. You used Omo, the secret ingredient? Guess you dont need to clean the catch. :thumbsup: Clever stuff.

Haha that’s a good one.



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Re: Barwon Heads Kingfish

Postby Ryguy » Fri Jan 11, 2019 5:50 am

:rofl:
Brownie wrote:Awesome. You used Omo, the secret ingredient? Guess you dont need to clean the catch. :thumbsup: Clever stuff.


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