Grandads fair well and one hell of a snapper session

 In loving memory of my grandad who passed away last weekend a close mate of mine headed out for a fish. He loved fishing and has shared many a family trade secret with me when I was a young tacker. The trip didn't go to plan at first with no burley and only a dozen mullet. Also to make matters worse forgot my tackle bag. So we had three rods and three rigs. We anchored with not much hope as we had basically gone out with nothing. First thing we brought up was a big cuttle fish you beauty bait. Boy we're we in for it. From the time of the first cuttlefish bait dropped to the last the pinky action was insane. In less then an hour had caught close to 16 pinks ranging from 900 to well over a meter. We made the call only to keep the ones that were badly hooked. Let's just say grandad had our back and gave us a memory that will be with me forever. RIP Grandad

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 For reference the snapper in

Thu, 2017-09-21 10:31

 For reference the snapper in the photo are 850, 970, 970 and 980

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fantastic

Thu, 2017-09-21 11:50

 fantastic effort and RIP to your Grandad

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The fish gods were certainly

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:07

The fish gods were certainly on your side that night. Well done. Condolences

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Thu, 2017-09-21 12:19

 RIP Grandad

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 Thanks guys it was a great

Thu, 2017-09-21 12:41

 Thanks guys it was a great way to remember my grandad. He was the type that could pull a 20kilo dhu out of the leschunault estuary hahah 

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 Almost a fairytale, glad you

Thu, 2017-09-21 13:10

 Almost a fairytale, glad you got onto them and RIP to a fellow fisher.

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Nice pinks, RIP to your pop

Thu, 2017-09-21 14:52

Nice pinks, RIP to your pop

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R I P to your grandad

Thu, 2017-09-21 16:39

What a great legacy he has left you, may he forever be watching over your shoulder when you go fishing and guide you to catches like the above.

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 great catch makes its extra

Thu, 2017-09-21 16:42

 great catch makes its extra special when a loved one is out there fishing with you in memory or physical it means a lot.

 

where did you catch those stompers??

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 That's it mate, Bunbury area

Thu, 2017-09-21 19:04

 That's it mate, Bunbury area you have to work for it finding schools but worth it when you do

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Thu, 2017-09-21 17:43

 RIP to your grandfather, awesome way to salute the old fella.

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Nice

Thu, 2017-09-21 18:07

 Nice way to pay a tribute to your grandfather, RIP . 

When ever i fish, my Pop is in my thoughts and i thank him for teaching me at the begining . 

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Thu, 2017-09-21 21:46

Solid fish.

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Thu, 2017-09-21 22:18

RIP to your grandy. Someone was watching over for sure. Great way to remember him! 

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 great fishRIP to your

Fri, 2017-09-22 08:53

 great fish

RIP to your grandad

awesome way to remember him

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 what a fantastic way to send

Fri, 2017-09-22 18:07

 what a fantastic way to send another fisho on his way by dedicating the session to him wil be one to remember. 

i have always felt that others are watching over us and if your after a bit of confirmation to this theory the proof is right there. well done and rip to your granfather. always hard to lose someone special but hope this session brings a smile to your face when your feeling down about the loss

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