Garths Estuary/Malabar Cod

Garths Estuary/Malabar Cod

9kg Estuary cod caught on a Live Fibre 6ft graphite 15-24kg rod, Penn Spinfisher 900 with 50lb braid on.


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Great eating fish

Fri, 2016-08-19 10:26

 Better than coral trout in my opinion 

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Stay salty

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Great pic

Fri, 2016-08-19 11:30

And fish off the stones,

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 That would put a smile on my

Fri, 2016-08-19 21:56

 That would put a smile on my dial too, superb fish from the stones 

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Tasted great too!

Wed, 2016-08-24 10:21

Tasted great too!

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 Yeah I rate them and Rankins

Wed, 2016-08-24 11:05

 Yeah I rate them and Rankins very highly.

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 Beauty of a fish! Great

Wed, 2016-08-31 16:43

 Beauty of a fish! Great fishing spot too. I love the isolation up there

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 This a great fish!  But i

Wed, 2016-08-31 19:46

 This a great fish!  But i amgoing to be pedantic and say its a black spotted rock cod (aka malabar cod) as opposed to an orange spotted rock cod (aka estuary cod).  Check out both on the recfishwest app.

 

Despite this, its a wonderful catch anywhere, let alone off the rocks!

 

Well done!

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Fish! HARD!

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 Yep agree Randall, The rear

Wed, 2016-08-31 20:02

 Yep agree Randall, The rear of the pectoral gives it away.

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 And the colour of the spots

Wed, 2016-08-31 20:28

 And the colour of the spots too 

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Fish! HARD!

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 Thanks Randall, wasn't 100%

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:35

 Thanks Randall, wasn't 100% sure but know now!

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 That looks a familair fishy

Mon, 2016-09-12 18:35

 That looks a familair fishy face and location!

 

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 Gotta love fishin'

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 Lol...must be a nice hole

Tue, 2016-09-20 14:38

 Lol...must be a nice hole right about where we both cast! You got me on the pic quality though!

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 tasty tasty

Mon, 2016-09-12 18:48

 tasty tasty

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