Yesterday effort

Yesterday effort

 Got to take advantage of yesterdays weather and headed out with a couple of mates, plan was to catch some bait then a quick dhuie bash followed by heading out to one of my spots in the 200’s. The fishing was a bit quite to start with, with a few small dhu’s, BB ect coming on board then a larger dhu that was not in the best shape so he was dispatched and the call was made to head deep. First drift and it didn’t take long for the ever present snapper to find our baits and a few quickly lined the esky follow by a solid hook up on my mates PE6 combo. It was a stale mate for a while till it finally gave up the fight and started floating, not long after my mates first GB was on board and to say he was stoked in an understatement. A few more drops and we headed in to be home nice and early. Also had thousands of dolphins and birds putting a show on which was pretty special to see, couldn’t believe how close they got without getting hit. Anyway thanks for reading


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Man, that thing makes the

Mon, 2012-08-20 13:01

Man, that thing makes the other fish look like bait.....well done

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Good to see the deep paying out for you

Mon, 2012-08-20 14:59

that dolphin pack was nuts! birds smashing the surface, dolpins exploding out, you would think you could pull a tuna out of it!! but nothing.

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 same here, trolled around

Mon, 2012-08-20 15:07

 same here, trolled around but no love. 

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Huge

Mon, 2012-08-20 15:09

That GB is Huge, like Spook said it makes rest look like bait

Any idea of the weight ?

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 Pretty much broke my 15kg

Mon, 2012-08-20 15:24

 Pretty much broke my 15kg scales so not really but we thought around 25ish, The snaps and dhu are all around 60-70cm but look 30cm next to the cod.

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thats a horse

Mon, 2012-08-20 15:26

well done

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Nice GB there Milsey!

Mon, 2012-08-20 16:51

Nice GB there Milsey!

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Nice one bud 

Mon, 2012-08-20 18:04

Nice one bud

 

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Brilliant catch mate, makes

Mon, 2012-08-20 18:22

Brilliant catch mate, makes those snapper look ridiculously small. haha

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Yew 

Mon, 2012-08-20 18:39

Yew 

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 Awesome mate.... I cant

Mon, 2012-08-20 19:03

 Awesome mate.... I cant fathom how that dhu looks bait!!! Thats a monster ass fish man and a great haul to boot!!!!!.. 

Question though.. whats the bottom one.. looks like a happy moments, or is that just a deep drop juvie??

 

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 Cheers guys, Bottom is a

Mon, 2012-08-20 19:17

 Cheers guys, Bottom is a knifejaw. Not much goes back at that depth barr the snapper.