First big mulloway

Hey guys

 Haven't really posted much on this forum l'm 17 and do a lot of fishing around the Bunbury area. The one fish that has been on top of my bucket list has been the mulloway it's been about 4 years of chasing these fish to of finally had success. Last Monday arvo l decided to head down after work to a gutter l like to fish for tailor and with a strong sou wester blowing and plenty of weed getting washed around l had a good feeling after 30 minutes l was about to pack it up with the weed just getting to much but finally on my last bait l had good run after 4-5 long runs l finally managed to bring it in unfortunately l was by myself so l had to land this fish myself and l knew my hooks weren't strong enough to drag this fish up on to the beach so it was a desperate run into the water to grab this fish my first grab was straight into the gills which wasn't a smart idea. This is one fish l will never forget. Weighed in at 17kg and measured in at 1200mm 


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Sat, 2019-12-14 12:48

 A nice reward for four years effort Ethan. Top stuff!


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Nice one

Sat, 2019-12-14 12:53

Rewarded for the effort. Sore hands will be forgotten but that fish definitely won't be.

Well done. 

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 Thats a cracker! Well done

Sat, 2019-12-14 13:18

 Thats a cracker! Well done


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Cracker Fish

Sat, 2019-12-14 13:56

 Well done mate ...

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 Well done mate look's like

Sat, 2019-12-14 16:11

 Well done mate look's like those gang hooks only just hung in there 

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That's epic

Sat, 2019-12-14 16:53

 Gotta be super stoked with that


Stay salty

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 awesome catch. great rewards

Sat, 2019-12-14 17:55

 awesome catch. great rewards for years of chasing. them gills certainly can make a mess of the fingers . well done


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The persistance payed of

Sat, 2019-12-14 23:00

A great catch there your persistence paid of, well done.

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Nice mully

Sun, 2019-12-15 04:44

They go hard.

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 Great fish and well

Mon, 2019-12-16 10:36

 Great fish and well deserved!

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 yeaaaaaaa decent fish

Mon, 2019-12-16 17:01

 yeaaaaaaa decent fish


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 Well done Ethan You even

Wed, 2020-01-15 12:03

 Well done Ethan 

You even found the jewels

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 well worth the gill cuts on

Wed, 2020-01-15 12:53

 well worth the gill cuts on the hand m8