25kg sambo on PE2

25kg sambo on PE2

Jigging for snapper and dhuies out on Nebraska charters. Had a massive hit, and run. Managed to pull in a little, but couldnt gain any line. Pulled it around the boat, under everyones lines and took it out the back. The fish just went on screaming runs taking out heaps and heaps of line. Just kept the pressure on, managed to recover a little line before he took it all back. Kept repeating that for ages, but finally got the fish up. Biggest sambo, biggest fish at 25kg, and at 20lb on some nice light line Laughing


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sambo

Sun, 2009-02-22 00:06

gotta be happy with that.  Looks like a good day out.

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quality fish matt

Sun, 2009-02-22 05:49

looks like a good day out by all accounts from your posts.

certainly giving your jigging gear a good workout.

when you buying your boat...ha ha

try the blackie again today, let you know how we go

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Great fish mate, especially

Sun, 2009-02-22 07:55

Great fish mate, especially on a PE2. And the weather looked pretty good too. Smile

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great effort on light gear

Sun, 2009-02-22 08:11

great effort on light gear well done

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Fantasic fish Matt

Sun, 2009-02-22 09:07

Top effort on that gear. A real fish of the month contender.
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Well done Matt

Sun, 2009-02-22 09:11

Yeah, top effort on that gear, must have been fun threading the rod around the deck Laughing

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doing well on the Jiggy jigs

Sun, 2009-02-22 09:38

doing well on the Jiggy jigs of late mate, well done!

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aweswome stuff!

Sun, 2009-02-22 09:43

aweswome stuff!

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Sun, 2009-02-22 18:45

Well done Hlokk.

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Great fish

Mon, 2009-02-23 12:23

Great fish for that little eggy, congrats mate.

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nice fish mate, curious, how

Mon, 2009-02-23 14:01

nice fish mate, curious, how long did it take to get to the boat?

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At a guess, around 15

Mon, 2009-02-23 14:45

At a guess, around 15 minutes.

 

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good effort

Thu, 2009-03-26 19:17

struth, better get a beer then

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What To Add To A Jig

Thu, 2009-03-26 19:26

What To Add To A Jig

Snat something that can be added, such as glue or paint in order to attract the fish to
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Why would you want to add

Thu, 2009-03-26 20:41

Why would you want to add glue?

 

 

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Hi Massanet, I assume by

Thu, 2009-03-26 21:04

Hi Massanet,

I assume by glue you may mean some type of gel to attract the fish.

You can get some types of gel sprays and paints (coloured paints - mainly for soft plastics) attractants for lures however these are not generally used for jigs of the type in Hlokks picture at the top as they don't normally stay on the lure long.  That being said it doesn't mean you can't use them.  May help to put a rubber squid or something over the hook and put gel type attractant inside the squid as this would help it to stay on and disperse.  Just be sure it doesn't cover the hook point

 

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