first barra

first barra

got this about 2 mins from my house, the fishing doesn't get much better i rekon. Took the pic myslf so it's a bit blury.


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Ohh my goodness! Thats your

Tue, 2007-10-23 17:18

Ohh my goodness! Thats your first? Man, I would die to catch a Barramundi. Thats a great size too! How's the length of it? Looks 60-70cm from this angle but hey it maybe be larger! Great stuff mate, need to upgrade soon I rekon.

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My reels screaming zzzzzzz.... awwww damn it, its another boat!

All the best for the future fishing trips.
Cheers.... Jangles

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Self timer

Tue, 2007-10-23 17:21

Great stuff Andy, love the self timer pic. If you get hold of a small tripod you'll be able to avoid the blurred foreground.

John

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yeh it has taken alot of

Tue, 2007-10-23 17:31

yeh it has taken alot of time and effort but finally got one. it went 70cm  and fought like hell. Jangles it sounds like you need a trip up north out of the swan river.

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Yeah I think I'm dued to

Tue, 2007-10-23 17:44

Yeah I think I'm dued to come up North. I'm suffering catching Black Bream everytime I go there! Need some versatility in the river, maybe end of this year can go up and have a bash around the creek.

My reels screaming zzzzzzz.... awwww damn it, its another boat!

All the best for the future fishing trips.
Cheers.... Jangles

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Stoked

Tue, 2007-10-23 18:27

Looks like your stoked and I don't blame you! Still to get my first yet. :*(

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Well done andy great fish

Wed, 2007-10-24 06:30

Well done andy great fish for ya first and good photo considering! Hey adam you never told me you havent caught a barra yet?

Keep it tight, reeeeeeel tight!

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Twice

Wed, 2007-10-24 08:04

Only ever tried twice while I was in Wyndam and Kunna, but was only there for 3 weeks and had a heap of other work on so couldnt spend as much time as I would have liked. :(

Gotta get myself up to the Karratha or Hedland boys sometime this summer!

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well done

Wed, 2007-10-24 08:22

Well done mate you must have been stoked! Great fish like that so close to home? I'm jealous...

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yeah you need to drag your

Wed, 2007-10-24 12:35

yeah you need to drag your arse up here sometime soon adam :)

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nice barra

Wed, 2007-10-24 14:35

nice barra there andy, gota love it when you can get fish at your doorstep!

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skotty you done it again

Wed, 2007-10-24 21:17

skotty you done it again whens andy gonna be in a pic holding a fish can't he catch em haha na joking nice barra ya bastard goto come visit soon catch meself one of those.

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what did ya catch him on

Wed, 2007-10-31 15:27


what did ya catch him on scotty.lure ,,,liveis good photo mate.did he end up in the esky????

always in it just the depth that varies

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Nice Barra

Sun, 2007-11-11 15:32

Another quality fish from FNQ. Done well. Who will get the marlin first, you or your brother. The race is on. Excellent Scott

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Prawnstar

Sun, 2007-11-11 19:34

Got him using the largest prawnstar jig, and he ended up in the local indigenous peoples esky on the boat ramp. Sharing is caring!!

Scottie