NN 20/09 - PB Smashed

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DocProfit
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:22 pm

Well I asked the boss if I could take the day off and go fishing. He said fine, as long as I catch him a good feed.

Mitch was busy on his 'The power of hugs and cuddles" course, so I paddled out at 6am alone.


To say the fishing was on fire is like saying lava is hot.

I threw back 15 or so snapper in the mid to late 30's, and stayed out a bit longer looking for the good stuff.

And the big boy came...

71cm monster bent my new softbait rod over and pulled me around the channel for 10 mins. (caught on a gulp 5 inch curried chicken curly tail)


Ocean Angler bender rod for sliders, and Giko rod for softies - recommended!
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FatherOfMany
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:20 pm

Dat a beeg feesh, bro!!

Well done!
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AndrewRawlingson
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 3:40 pm

Bloody good fish for the Gulf, indeed anywhere. Well done :beer:
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Kermit
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 4:35 pm

Great fish Doc, I was jealous when I phoned you.
Out fishing would have been a far better option than the training course.
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 7:52 pm

Bloody good haul squire.
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Thu Sep 20, 2018 9:46 pm

Awesome fish well done.

Luke 1
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Fri Sep 21, 2018 10:28 am

Well done sir. That is a splendid fish indeed :y: :y:

We're out on Saturday if your keen.

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Fri Sep 21, 2018 9:53 pm

And the hits keep on coming. You're slaying it every sesh, dude! Nice!

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Mon Sep 24, 2018 9:33 am

Well done. :y:
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Tue Sep 25, 2018 7:47 pm

That's a good fish for NN . Congrats on the PB . :y:

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Fri Sep 28, 2018 10:17 am

Well done - great fish for our hood. My best from NN is also 71 cm - but the fish was pretty skinny and only weighed 12.5 pounds. Yours looks fat as a tick. I guess that is the difference between spring fish and autumn fish - my 71 cm fish was caught in April.

Hate to say it - but I think The Mayor’s 17.5 pounder is the fish to beat locally!

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