mid-west mack

I went up to the mid-west over the last long weekend with the families and a few mates. due to the first few days of windy weather, we couldn't really get the boat out, but did some exploring up and down the coast a bit. ended up with some XOS tailor from the beaches, which was good consolation.

managed a very quick arvo troll on the last day, and had 2 good strikes. dropped the first hit, but picked this Mackie up on the 2nd hit, going 19 kegs on the lie detector.

heading back up that way for easter, so here's hoping for good weather, and a few more!

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 great size for sure. them

Wed, 2018-03-14 15:54

 great size for sure. them xos tailor would have been fun . gotta be happy


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Nice spaniard

Wed, 2018-03-14 16:16

 On my target species list.

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Wed, 2018-03-14 19:39


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Nice fish

Wed, 2018-03-14 19:44

 there have some good fish, size-wise, just not many of them up here.

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 You came up and didn't drop

Wed, 2018-03-14 20:08

 You came up and didn't drop in!


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Solid! Did you get a length

Wed, 2018-03-14 20:18

Solid! Did you get a length measurement? I took a length measurement of mine a few weeks ago but didn't get a weight so just curious to know a ball park figure of what mine might have gone


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Wed, 2018-03-14 20:52

 the official length was 500mm out of the green wheely bin, and 100mm above my nipples. 

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Thu, 2018-03-15 17:08

Absolute horse mate 


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Thu, 2018-03-15 18:31

 One Scotto.deep diver?


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Nope, 2m

Thu, 2018-03-15 20:22

 i never really have much luck with deep divers in general, although there was a bit of weed around this day, and I find the shallow divers tend to pick up less weed as well, so a 2m diver it was! The trusty King brown colour. 

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 YOu didnt just get the guns

Thu, 2018-03-15 22:09

 YOu didnt just get the guns out and give them a little flare for Shimka did ya Scotto - :)

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the shimanator

Fri, 2018-03-16 07:25

he's probably still toastin glass shards, plottin his next username!!