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 What fish is this guys? Caught in about 140m off tantabiddi.

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fusiler

Mon, 2015-08-17 15:30

great mackie bait

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Gold band snapper/jobfish

Mon, 2015-08-17 16:12

Its a gold band snapper or by its other name of gold band jobfish.
Not too bad on the plate either

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Checked id books

Mon, 2015-08-17 18:37

 Not sure it's either of those

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think I'd go with goldband

Mon, 2015-08-17 18:50

think I'd go with goldband with a serious case of barotrauma.

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 fusilier, thats about as far

Mon, 2015-08-17 21:36

 fusilier, thats about as far from a goldy as you ll see fellas

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yep i'm on the fusilier band

Tue, 2015-08-18 07:35

yep i'm on the fusilier band wagon, look at the mouth it's tiny!

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 Half fusilier half Rays sea

Tue, 2015-08-18 07:53

 Half fusilier half Rays sea bream 

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that

Tue, 2015-08-18 08:58

aint no goldband

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 thats a slim dusty bull

Tue, 2015-08-18 09:21

 thats a slim dusty bull frog
thats what dane call them on seaforce anyway>

 

and so does bernie on MAHI MAHI apparently
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Goldband???

Tue, 2015-08-18 09:28

is this an early Friday funny?

 

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Sorted

Tue, 2015-08-18 10:27

 http://fishwrecked.com/forum/fish-id-59

Thanks guys.

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 It's a Dusty Mawang Bullfrog

Mon, 2015-08-24 10:27

 

It's a Dusty Mawang Bullfrog Snapper. Or Slim Dusty for short.

Well, thats what we have been calling them up here for years. I'm sure there is a story to go with that one but can not remember it at the moment. we catch them quite often. Actually quite good to eat, relly clean clear flesh simmilar to Robbo's. We never have really looked up what the actually where but assumed they where some type of Fusilier. But we put them down as Slim Dustys on our fisheries returns and they are happy with that.

Did you get it on a Jig????

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Thanks Seaforce

Mon, 2015-08-24 13:04

 It took a baited dropper above the jig. Just using the jig as a sinker so you don't have to wind all the way up until you have a fish.