Toothfish reef Dhuies

Toothfish reef Dhuies

Went out to toothfish reef yesterday and harvested the last couple of DhuiesSmileLOL. The little miss is a respectable 10kg fish. The big fella bottomed out our 16kg scales. Any guesses on weight? I was thinking around 20kg.

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Nice pair of fish there mikw

Mon, 2010-02-15 13:00

Can't help you with an estimate. I find photos make the fish look a lot smaller than they are in real life.


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Hey whats with the green

Mon, 2010-02-15 13:48

Hey whats with the green colouration

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Mon, 2010-02-15 13:54

I was wondering the same thing, about the green color. Having never caught dhueys myself, I figured it would be an amateur question.

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i would say camera issues on

Mon, 2010-02-15 14:14

i would say camera issues on the green

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reflection off the esky

Mon, 2010-02-15 14:36

reflection off the esky

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i think its reflection off

Mon, 2010-02-15 14:23

i think its reflection off somthing, maby a bucket or somthing. dam good fish tho

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Mon, 2010-02-15 14:44

Nice pair of fish there Mick ! Would be happy catching that on a charter. Arnt they the much sort after mandurah greenstripe Dhuie?

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Awesome fish Mick

Mon, 2010-02-15 14:57

Got to be happy with quality like that. No idea how big that is, but certainly up around the very high teens / low twenties I'd say.


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I'd say over 20 the head

Mon, 2010-02-15 15:23

I'd say over 20 the head would weigh just under 10 kilo if that other duhie was 10 I knew I should of followed u out yesterday saw u cruise past us and my deckie joked and said let's go ping him we weren't keen on getting run over by the big rig though. Nice work finding the fish


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Mon, 2010-02-15 15:44

Well done on putting the punters onto quality fish Mik, that's a fair stoinka.


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Yes a nice pair of dhuies

Mon, 2010-02-15 15:58

Yes a nice pair of dhuies ,well done.Some nice fillets for the table.


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well done guys. that big one

Mon, 2010-02-15 16:41

well done guys. that big one would be a once in a lifetime for most, you dont see too many that size around any more


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nice one wayno, Good on you

Mon, 2010-02-15 19:15

nice one wayno,Smile

Good on you for letting the females go too, there should be more like you around.

As most people who come out with us know, we do encourage fishing for the future but at the end of the day people pay the $ to come out and catch a fish to take home, so as long as it is within fisheries regulations they can take what they want.

After all if fisheries thought there was a problem with keeping females wouldnt they make a rule against it.

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Yes i know..

Mon, 2010-02-15 20:02

Looks like the kastapo has edited this threadSealed

Mate we... Well i, and i dont know about you.

Are not professional fisherman...

We cant stop comercial rapage of the ocean..

But obviously, we as the minority in this big debarcle of a debate, with the whole headf$#@ of the situation. Maybe even if its a minimal impact.

its a impact even in the slightest...

with my ass u me..

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Thumper dhuie! You could

Tue, 2010-02-16 00:38

Thumper dhuie! You could definitely fit two of the smaller fish into that big one.

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nice fish

Tue, 2010-02-16 00:40

nice pair of dhuies,cograts on that double  guys

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8 n 14 kg nice

Tue, 2010-02-16 18:14

8 n 14 kg nice

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That green is my envy

Tue, 2010-02-16 20:54

That green is my envy spilling onto the site.....


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Sat, 2010-03-20 19:56




Love the south west