Cold ( no testys left)

Cold ( no testys left)

Only got 10 , I had to get out . Brain freeze. Biggest went tad under 3 kilo with head off. Hopefully turn them into some dermesals next few days.


Faulkner Family's picture

Posts: 14167

Date Joined: 11/03/08

 you gotta be nuts. woulda

Wed, 2018-06-20 16:26

 you gotta be nuts. woulda been even colder when you got out. hopefully the rewards for your suffering will come

____________________________________________________________________________

RUSS and SANDY. A family that fishes together stays together

Darren253's picture

Posts: 348

Date Joined: 23/07/16

Would love to see a video of

Wed, 2018-06-20 16:33

Would love to see a video of you catching them... The only ones i've seen on youtube they rip the heads off instantly.

How do you kill them? What do you keep them in?

little johnny's picture

Posts: 3028

Date Joined: 04/12/11

2 ways in killing them

Wed, 2018-06-20 18:17

Straight in between eyes, or turn upside down gaff up beak into head,instantly go white and loose suction, dead

Posts: 4914

Date Joined: 17/06/10

Very good size

Wed, 2018-06-20 23:49

You have done well, they are of a very good size well done and I hope you score well on the fish.

Posts: 402

Date Joined: 24/04/11

Hook

Thu, 2018-06-21 00:22

do you book them out, or just a gidgie? 

Blloody good work.

little johnny's picture

Posts: 3028

Date Joined: 04/12/11

Both

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:02

Gidge and small stainless gaff

axey45's picture

Posts: 1428

Date Joined: 26/11/13

 

Thu, 2018-06-21 05:53

 

Francis's picture

Posts: 206

Date Joined: 17/06/08

 Nice haul !I've always

Thu, 2018-06-21 07:38

 Nice haul !

I've always wondered how you would go about storing them when diving. Everytime I have had one on board from a cray pot - and cut it's head off - it still tries to escape !

 

Even been bitten by one ? 

little johnny's picture

Posts: 3028

Date Joined: 04/12/11

Next time

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:06

Hold by head turn upside down ( they try wrap you but can't) fish spike or Phillips head drew driver straight up beak kills them instantly.. no ink no mess.

Francis's picture

Posts: 206

Date Joined: 17/06/08

 Cheers will give it a go

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:57

 Cheers will give it a go next time !

gruntre69's picture

Posts: 500

Date Joined: 15/10/16

 Johnny, are you diving on

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:08

 Johnny, are you diving on your preset traps mate?

____________________________________________________________________________

 Marine trimmer NOR (available for clears, tops, carpet, upholstery, custom equipment covers)

little johnny's picture

Posts: 3028

Date Joined: 04/12/11

Nah old

Thu, 2018-06-21 08:52

Moorings. Hence the gaff. Pots get taken to much

Faulkner Family's picture

Posts: 14167

Date Joined: 11/03/08

 great tip on killing them .

Thu, 2018-06-21 12:08

 great tip on killing them . we have been getting a few out fishing and wondered how to kill them . i have been stabbing between the eyes without too much success, will try up the beak in future

____________________________________________________________________________

RUSS and SANDY. A family that fishes together stays together

Posts: 116

Date Joined: 29/04/18

 They are good size look a

Fri, 2018-06-22 08:00

 They are good size look a bit bigger than the ones we've been getting out of our pots of late good work   L J

____________________________________________________________________________

 Happy dayz