Rowleys Gear

Rowleys Gear

Poppers Clockwise from top left; Black Jack Tuna 80, Black Jack Skipjack 90, Black Jack Cubera 125, Black Jack Cubera 125, Shimano Ocea Pencil, River2Sea Dumbell 200, River2Sea Dumbell 150, River2Sea Dumbell 150, Craftbait GT-2, Craftbait GT-2, Yozuri Surface Bull GT, Yozuri Surface Bull GT, Jigging Master Popper 120, Jigging Master Popper 120, Black Jack Skipjack 90, Black Jack Cubera 100, Black Jack Ulua 90, Black Jack Cubera 125, Black Jack Cubera 150, Black Jack Ulua 90.


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Alot of money has gone to it.

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:12

Liking what addiction does to ya. Bloody good collection mate.

Cheers lads,

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Impressive Jay - Stand outs?

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:13

Great collection of poppers and knifes there Jay - that detailed list will come in handy! Do you have any stand out favourities for species, conditions etc?

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We'll have to wait and see

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:14

We'll have to wait and see :) Hopefully I don't lose too many!

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Good luck Jay...interested!

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:17

Good luck then Jay, looks like a few dollars worth there - will be interesting to read of the outcome!

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set up

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:14

for some serious fishing .hope you get your share of fun.we got a few to try oursef but not that manySmileFrown

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G'day Colin, large cup face

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:18

G'day Colin, large cup face poppers like the Cuberas are probably the easiest to work and suit most conditions. I like them quite a bit. The Craftbaits are an AWESOME popper, pictures just don't do them justice. You really need to see one in the flesh in order to appreciate just how good they are. At around $85-100 a pop they're not cheap though.

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Good info jay!

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:22

Cheers Jay. I've got a cupple of poppers in my kit - nothing fancy though! Just been waiting on the right situation. Ouch on the $85-$100! Surprised As you say, you wouldn't want to many of them smashed off! 

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Still got more Black Jacks,

Sat, 2008-06-28 10:59

Still got more Black Jacks, Craftbait, Smith Baby Runboh & Mangrove Studio Umimoro on the way :)

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Crikey Jay!

Sat, 2008-06-28 11:10

That'll be quite an arsenell when it all comes together!

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Yeah sure is :) Glenn pretty

Sat, 2008-06-28 12:12

Yeah sure is :) Glenn pretty much has all the same lures plus more.

Together this is the gear we will be taking:

Reels:
Stella 20000FA
Stella 8000FA
Stella 10000FA
Stella SW20000PG
Accuarate Twinspin 30
Saltiga Z4500
Saltiga Game 3500

Rods:
Carpenter SP78H
Smith Keyohlu
Shimano Blue Rose PE6
Smith AMJ-S54H
Jigging Master 500L
VFox PE8
Zenith Zero Shiki 60S-3

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Thats about as much as Kasey

Sun, 2008-06-29 12:29

Thats about as much as Kasey brought to Onslow on his ownSurprised

He had twice as many jigs thou. Lost quite a few too. 

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Magic Jay

Sat, 2008-06-28 16:26

How long are you going for? With that collection I would say you are in for one hell of a good fishing trip.
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5 Days Colin :)

Sat, 2008-06-28 17:17

5 Days Colin :)

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Good luck

Sat, 2008-06-28 17:47

Jay, what a spot - i fished the Shoals when i was 18 (now 38) - atleast once a month whilst prawn/scampi trawling off the norwest and got absolutely smoked. We used to fish one size, 24kg(mono) on a Butterworth 'exmouth' rod & Daiwa sealine 900. That was heavy back then but with todays tackle it would be fantastic to get back there with the gear your taking and get into the XOS trout/trevs on the inside and the Doggies/Sails etc on the outside.

green with envy, i will get back there one day, - i dont think too many lures will come back though - atleast not from fishing the inside. All the best.

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Thanks Moylee, certainly

Sat, 2008-06-28 20:17

Thanks Moylee, certainly want to do a fair bit of lagoon fishing for GT's, trout, red bass etc. Tough country for sure but 100lb braid atleast gives you a fighting chance. Doggies will be the main target on the outside. Can't wait.

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Crank up those drags, check

Sun, 2008-06-29 04:44

Crank up those drags, check the knots, get smashed so hard your arms won't work anymore, catch heaps.....and lose your last lure on your last cast.....yee haa

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lures

Fri, 2008-09-26 18:23

good colection

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New Williamson Poppers

Sat, 2008-11-01 18:29

Hey Jay...

Just spotted your post....a new must have for the collection, I will be taking a couple of these North shortly chasing GTS.

Have heard over at GT Popping.com that they getting lots of hits on them but replace the standard rings and hooks...they are not coping.

I like the standard 300 lb swivels inbuilt into the body of the lure, and the flash foil sides for sunny days will certainly help.

I will be using 130lb Braid tied with 70 turn Bimini Twist connected to about 2 metres of 200lb twisted leader (bungy shock absorber)...tied to 300lb swivel to 300 lb split ring with a 12 inch 200 pound wire trace from the Lure (haywire twist at Lure, and haywire twist to 300 lb swivel, that joins into the 300 pound split ring at the end of the twisted leader section)

Tough !... and ready to tangle

Some info on the New Williamsons over at GT Popping.com at the link.

http://www.gtpopping.com/forum/index.php?topic=849.0

 

 Cheers Ray

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They say lures catch fisherman!

Sat, 2008-11-01 06:45

Guilty as charged!
I love lures and have many.
Good selection there matey.
Good luck, hope ya dont loose to many!

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Tried the williamson ones,

Sat, 2008-11-01 15:32

Tried the williamson ones, not a huge fan but they're not bad if you don't wanna spend heaps.

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Have much luck with the

Fri, 2008-11-07 16:50

Have much luck with the Ulua's jay?

 

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Nah not really Nealez but I

Fri, 2008-11-07 17:33

Nah not really Nealez but I think it's just due to lack of confidence with stickbaits. They are a proven lure though.