I caught an Octopus on a jig

 Last week while jigging for kings I caught an Octopus on a jig, something I was not expecting

 


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Good vid

Thu, 2018-10-25 15:21

we bycatch giant cuttlefish on jigs and softplastics off perth here occasionally but not an occy yet, only in the cray pots.

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 The occy pounced on the jig

Thu, 2018-10-25 17:46

 The occy pounced on the jig when it hit the bottom, I thought I had snagged the reef but pulled hard and up it came

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Occy ..

Thu, 2018-10-25 18:14

good sized occy.. over  here I'd say most

fishos would ve kept it !! I would have! 

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Classic

Thu, 2018-10-25 18:45

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 not too uncommon over here

Thu, 2018-10-25 20:15

 not too uncommon over here but more so on thehook after catching a fish or they go for the bait. 

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 Yeah I know alot of people

Fri, 2018-10-26 02:13

 Yeah I know alot of people here too that would have kept it to eat, althgouth I had no idea what to do with it. And wasn't sure how much of a mission it would be just to bring the bloody thing onboard and try kill it haha.

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 Haha yeah The first time I

Fri, 2018-10-26 06:47

 Haha yeah The first time I ever tried out jigging I caught an occy. Never caught one since. I thought I must have landed right on top and just jagged it

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I think they must sit on the

Fri, 2018-10-26 14:26

I think they must sit on the bottom and pounce onto the jig when it hits the bottom

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Love your videos

Sat, 2018-10-27 17:40

 Keep them coming.

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Glad you enjoy them Poppy

Sun, 2018-11-04 04:24

Glad you enjoy them Poppy