Mulloway at St Leonards

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Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by denis barden » Thu Jan 03, 2019 12:55 am

This guy was taken in Summer early 2018 in 1.5 mtrs water just off the St Leonards Caravan Park
Picture supplied to me by one of the Campers.The guy with the spear got 2 Monsters in the same spot

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by smile0784 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 5:25 am

What a beauty

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by davek » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:26 am

Yeah that's a nice fish, cheers davo
It's an exhilarating feeling catching a fish
But it's an even better feeling releasing them

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by fishnut » Thu Jan 03, 2019 7:10 am

Goes to show how good ppb is

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by Queasy » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:20 am

Good shot by the looks of it with an entry just behind the gills. What's the range on them spear guns?
I did a little snorkeling on Magnetic Island a few months ago and was surprised at how I could almost get within arms length of barramundi & coral trout, plus a range of less desireables.

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by Lightningx » Thu Jan 03, 2019 8:36 am

Very nice :thumbsup:

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by Tim399 » Thu Jan 03, 2019 6:06 pm

Queasy wrote:Good shot by the looks of it with an entry just behind the gills. What's the range on them spear guns?
I did a little snorkeling on Magnetic Island a few months ago and was surprised at how I could almost get within arms length of barramundi & coral trout, plus a range of less desireables.
Not such a simple question to answer as it all depends on gun type, length, shaft weight, amount of bands, thickness of bands, tip type and how big/small the target species is. Fish like flathead and leatherjacket you can get quiet close to (flathead can even be speared by hand when floundering) but other species are more flighty and weary like snapper and won’t let you within range too easily. The best info you can acquire is from dedicated dive shops. Spearfishing is a lot of fun though!

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by Queasy » Thu Jan 03, 2019 9:16 pm

Yeah I bet, I have done a little diving in the bay, and seen how close you an get to flathead.

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by Redhunter » Thu Jan 03, 2019 10:54 pm

That's pretty cool 'ey! With the abundance of food in the area, it does make sense. Jewies...Kingies...I'm sure quite a few would cruise through unnoticed.

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Re: Mulloway at St Leonards

Post by A-a-ron » Fri Jan 04, 2019 12:35 am

That’s a ripper mulloway. Everyone will be down to St Leonard’s for some mulloway now lol

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