90cm+ lure caught tailor

90cm+ lure caught tailor

 just a preview for our last 2 weeks at stee point, full report to come. this tailor was one of 3 80cm+ fish we landed. 97cm tailor on 12lb line in less than a meter of water sight casting stickbaits in the shallows. this was my fish of the trip!!

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 sounds epic,good fish

Fri, 2013-10-04 20:16

 sounds epic,good fish

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Awesome fish mate. So lucky

Fri, 2013-10-04 20:20

Awesome fish mate. So lucky to head up north, been stuck in perth with miserable weather and hardly a chance to fish, caught 1 undersized tailor in the last 3 months. Well done once again

 

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Damnnn nice fish!  Are tailor

Sat, 2013-10-05 02:40

Damnnn nice fish!  Are tailor any good eating at that size or are they to type of species to deteriorate with age/size?

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 Not worth the fillets, when

Sat, 2013-10-05 04:48

 Not worth the fillets, when you have 2 Engels full of mack, pink, baldie, rankin, trout and cod ;) haha

 

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 Not worth the fillets, when

Sat, 2013-10-05 04:48

 Not worth the fillets, when you have 2 Engels full of mack, pink, baldie, rankin, trout and cod ;) haha

 

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 Yep that's it. All our big

Sat, 2013-10-05 07:25

 Yep that's it. All our big tailor where all returned to the water and are still there.

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I wouldn't eat it at that

Sat, 2013-10-05 10:43

I wouldn't eat it at that size,well ive never eaten one at that size so not sure, best put it back and let produce Boozy

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Unreal

Sat, 2013-10-05 10:37

Would have made for great viewing on that mill pond

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nice one Chris!! must have

Sat, 2013-10-05 10:42

nice one Chris!! must have been great fight! well done!!

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Nice fish mate

Sat, 2013-10-05 12:05

Nice fish mate

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Now that looks like fun

Sat, 2013-10-05 13:13

They wood be great fun on that gear and flat conditions, would luv to get a monster like that on the fly rod. Next time i'm up there i'll have to make an effort to chase them .

Top fish mate , well done ..

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Hey Chris ..I am off to

Sat, 2013-10-05 17:18

Hey Chris ..1st of all GREAT FISH!!

I am off to steeps in jan .. any chance of general directions ?? (pm me of course) as a big tailor on fly is on my to do list for the trip ..

I am thinking east in the bays but any info would be warmly received :)
Rusty

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props...

Sat, 2013-10-05 20:28

 it takes a good angler to land a 97cm specimen on 12lb. One to remember for sure. Nice work mate. 

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Nice one Chris

Sun, 2013-10-06 09:54

 Nice one Chris, good to see you avoided the ranger long enough to pull that one ;-)

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steep point!

Sun, 2013-10-06 20:28

 i seen you up at steep point, we had a couple of days cross over. thought you looked familiar :)

 
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 yeah we where at the fault

Sun, 2013-10-06 20:45

 yeah we where at the fault the same time as you guys. you guys had a fair bit of luck on the pinkys from what i seen from camp.

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Seen the same done on a

Sun, 2013-10-06 20:57

Seen the same done on a fishing show, would be worth the drive just to do that I reckon, find the lure to getum fired up, musta been awesome to release those beasts in paradise waters

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 Never see anything like it

Sun, 2013-11-24 17:06

 Never see anything like it great work! Well done!!

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