New to the area,

Just got my little boat going to head to cleaverville. Any thought, reports or suggestions?


any crabs getting about?


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Sun, 2017-04-09 20:24

Soak yourself in a bath of Bushman/deet for a week, or get eaten alive


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thats funny

Tue, 2017-04-11 21:23

 i remember camping there with my mate years ago we were getting savaged by the sandflies , and old mate pulls out some old cans of "Scram" this will fix them he says , i thought that stuff was banned just after the vietnam war , yeah it was i  think  but stole this stuff from work years ago, looked at the side of the can and the contents , yeah should kill the sandies  but going to kill us as well haha so we sprayed it every where , worked for all of 15 minutes and then the sandies were back   

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Great fishing spot

Sun, 2017-04-09 20:47

 but have to agree , one of the worst areas for Midgies /Sandflys I've ever come across , awesome jacks though at the right time of the year !!!!!!


Just one more cast , honest !!!  

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The hole

Sun, 2017-04-09 20:59

Kept hearing about the magic hole when i was asking for info, not going to say much more, good luck


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think you will find

Tue, 2017-04-11 21:38

 "the magic hole" its not opposite the ramp but more about 300 meters west from the ramp towards the  enterance of the creek its easy to find just look for where the blokes are fishing of the rocks , its a good NW mulloway hole , also head out of the creek a bit and drop your crab nets you can get blue mannas pretty year around , head to the first island out from the creek with some rock crabs for bait use heavy hand lines for some thumper blue bone 



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 There's a hole directly

Sun, 2017-04-09 23:00

 There's a hole directly across from the ramp there... might be that one?

And definitely agree with layering up with bushmans... buggers are thick at the moment!!

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 I camped and fished there

Mon, 2017-04-10 09:08

 I camped and fished there once in Feb and got smashed by sandflies...ended up with Ross River.


But apart from that its decent tinny fishing and there are tonnes of Blue Mannas if you know here to go.

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Mon, 2017-04-10 17:48

 Yeh hole over from ramp is 10m deep. Fair few ppl getting ross river lately.

Plenty of blue manners out from back beach


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 Are you still in ktown Adam

Mon, 2017-04-10 20:08

 Are you still in ktown Adam ? I thought you had moved south ?

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 Cheers guys

Fri, 2017-04-14 14:48

 Cheers guys

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 Wrong tides to launch the

Mon, 2017-04-17 21:47

 Wrong tides to launch the boat but got a nice feed of jack around point samson