what a day to be out great conditions went out from mindarie around 830am got out around the 30's whales whales whales everywhere fishing was slow until around 1 oclock then we drifted over some good ground and picked up these two baldies drifted again and got another two then another two all decent size only kept two the rest where released was a suprise for where we were acually fishing... 28m deep! decided to move on do some trolling landed nothing had a yellowatil king follow the lure but turn away from the lure in the end seen some pots on some ground we already had marked dropped a little placcy and a jig just near the pot and had a double hook up i lost my fish on jig but the missus got this cracking 78cm pinky went back over the pots and dropped down the placcy again and lqanded this big breaksea cod headed back in for a quick squid -nothing then came home and watched the sunset  whilst washing the boat and having a beer was a crackin day !!


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Gee there's some good fish around at the moment

Mon, 2017-09-11 12:26

Well done with the baldies and pinkie, the local (I assume you fished locally) fishing scene is really turning it on.
Caption for the second snapper pic, what big teeth you have, all the better to crush any careless fingers.

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Good doogs

Mon, 2017-09-11 12:27



all aggressive fish love bigjohnsjigs

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 Nice work Travis...great

Mon, 2017-09-11 12:32


Nice work Travis...great fish is awsome conditions.

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Mon, 2017-09-11 13:47

 and yep local waters megladon


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 sounds like a magic day.

Mon, 2017-09-11 15:40

 sounds like a magic day. getting the fish just tops the day off when you have great conditions. 

it always seems to be the women that get the bigger fish


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