Most unexpected....This big beastie snavelled a lure out the back. We were actually hunting (well, hoping)for barras in some creek in about 2.5 m water.  



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Thats a bloody queensland

Mon, 2008-06-30 20:45

Thats a bloody queensland groper, great catch. Where did you get that?
awesome fish never got one in WA but they are caught from time to time down our way

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That's a serious fish Jody

Mon, 2008-06-30 20:48

It must have pulled hard. Glad to see the reel handled the job well.
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That's a good one for a

Mon, 2008-06-30 20:49

That's a good one for a creek, usually packed their bags and headed off to a reef by that stage. Would've been fun on the Barra gear.
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awsome catch

Mon, 2008-06-30 20:57

for the creeks up there



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Ugly little critter but

Mon, 2008-06-30 20:59

Ugly little critter but still a goody


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QLD groper are an awesome

Mon, 2008-06-30 21:02

QLD groper are an awesome looking fish. Would love to catch one!

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Nice Grope

Mon, 2008-06-30 21:26

Fun to catch but you have to let them go

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Happy to get it off the boat real fast. LOL!!

Mon, 2008-06-30 21:32

Smell would kill at 10 paces.

And they wanted me to give it a cuddle for a nice little pic. Ha! 


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LOL Jody!

Tue, 2008-07-01 07:39

C'mon girl, ya getting soft, IT'S FISHING, you're supposed to stink Tongue out

Top catch BTW! 

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Thats big!

Tue, 2008-07-01 07:42

Jeez, thats big. "If it smells like fish, it must be good for you" Laughing

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Wed, 2008-07-02 18:56

I get to see the stink bomb! Great colours and congrats Jods, nice catch.



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Nice fish jody

Wed, 2008-07-02 19:27


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