MONSTER EP

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MONSTER EP

#1 Post by coattail rider » Mon Feb 05, 2018 11:56 am

Hit the shoalhaven Sunday in search of Bream and eps, trying some new lures and techniques
Ended up gettin g 2 bream just over 30, a double hookup of small eps on a dropshot rig, 4 EPS between 40 and 43cm...and one monster EP that went just over 50cm.

i dont expect to ever catch one that big again.
great fight on 2kg line and leader
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Spotted Mack 87cm ,Murray cod 73cm,Trout Cod 35cm, Snapper 65cm, Mangrove Jack 54cm, Kingfish 74cm, Sooty Grunter 40cm, A. salmon 58cm, Bream 38cm, Flathead 70cm, GT 50cm, Jewfish 60cm, Yellowbelly 55cm, Bass 45cm (to the fork), Estuary Perch 50cm, Tailor 62cm, Squid 45cm, Redfin 36cm, Flounder 37cm, Mac Tuna 38cm, Macquarie Perch 33cm, Rainbow trout 47cm,Bonito 47cm Albatross 75cm (wingspan!)

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Re: MONSTER EP

#2 Post by ytumer » Mon Feb 05, 2018 12:02 pm

What an absolute monster! Well done.

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Re: MONSTER EP

#3 Post by Pollycraft » Mon Feb 05, 2018 4:21 pm

Beast! Well done.
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Re: MONSTER EP

#4 Post by unsinkable 2 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 6:34 pm

Yep, cracker mate. Nice.
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I caught a cobia which could eat the rest except for the mackerel which could also probably eat a lot of the things

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Re: MONSTER EP

#5 Post by muzza111 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 8:11 pm

Sounds like a really good session!
Yak PB's Kingfish 81cm Snapper 67cm Bream 37cm Groper 52cm Flathead 52cm

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#6 Post by Dodge » Mon Feb 05, 2018 9:16 pm

Gee that's a good EP mate, well done.
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Re: MONSTER EP

#7 Post by Ads22 » Mon Feb 05, 2018 10:31 pm

Proper monster. Well done.
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Estuary Cod 50cm; Mangrove Jack 49cm; Barra 108cm; Flathead - dusky 62cm; Flathead - bartail 51cm; Flounder 28cm; Forktail Catfish 60cm; Bream 32cm, Sand whiting 30cm; Striped Butterfish/Scat 20cm; Barred Javelin 47cm; Bull Shark 80cm; Queenfish 45cm; Tarpon 60cm; Golden Perch 47cm; Estuary Perch 33cm; Saratoga 72cm; Leathery Grunter 43cm.

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Re: MONSTER EP

#8 Post by hillbilly » Tue Feb 06, 2018 6:05 am

Great fish. Congratulations.
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Re: MONSTER EP

#9 Post by arpie » Tue Feb 06, 2018 10:08 am

WOO-bloody-HOOO! Put a saddle on THAT ONE!! Well done, Coats! That is an awesome EP!

Dre hooked one similar size the week before up at one of his favourite spots!

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Re: MONSTER EP

#10 Post by LAC YAK » Tue Feb 06, 2018 2:31 pm

That's an almighty fish.
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All using surface lures in the salt-
Bream 32cm, Long Tom 65cm, Mangrove Jack 36cm, Pike 50cm, Queenfish 60cm, Tailor 54cm, Trevaly 54cm, Whiting 39cm.
Fresh- Bass 36cm, Saratoga 59cm.

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Re: MONSTER EP

#11 Post by Freewily » Wed Feb 07, 2018 11:52 am

Whoa! :lek: Double Whoa!! :lek: :lek:
Well done on getting that! :lek:
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Blue Morwong 48cm, Mullet 38cm, Bass 39cm, Garfish 34cm, Leatherjacket 27cm, Flounder 28cm, Snapper 50cm, Bonito 60cm, Whiting 38cm, Tailor 52cm, LongTom 66cm.


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Re: MONSTER EP

#12 Post by Grimbo » Wed Feb 07, 2018 8:45 pm

Absolute MONSTER! Nice one! Tell us about your dropshot rig.
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75cm Carp, 75-80cm Murray Cod, 48cm Yella, 38cm FL Redfin, 31cm FL Bass, 52cm Flathead, 41cm Bream

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Re: MONSTER EP

#13 Post by Stang » Fri Feb 09, 2018 7:51 am

Stonker EP. Well done.

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Re: MONSTER EP

#14 Post by coattail rider » Tue Feb 13, 2018 3:53 pm

Grimbo wrote:Absolute MONSTER! Nice one! Tell us about your dropshot rig.
started running a plastic about 30 cm above a dropshot weight, but ended up switching to an unweighted platic about 30cm above a zman grub with a 1/16th jig head
used a palomar knot to tie on the other lure
Kayak PBs

Spotted Mack 87cm ,Murray cod 73cm,Trout Cod 35cm, Snapper 65cm, Mangrove Jack 54cm, Kingfish 74cm, Sooty Grunter 40cm, A. salmon 58cm, Bream 38cm, Flathead 70cm, GT 50cm, Jewfish 60cm, Yellowbelly 55cm, Bass 45cm (to the fork), Estuary Perch 50cm, Tailor 62cm, Squid 45cm, Redfin 36cm, Flounder 37cm, Mac Tuna 38cm, Macquarie Perch 33cm, Rainbow trout 47cm,Bonito 47cm Albatross 75cm (wingspan!)

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