Some more time on the water ......

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Some more time on the water ......

Postby arpie » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:21 pm

Hi guys

When hunting for bream in the Lake, sometimes they are hard to find ..... largely because of the very active Trevally and flatties just now! So I was happy to land a bream straight up for once! Not a whopper ......

Then came the Trevally!!! :roll: This one liked the Damiki Saemi.


Then I lucked onto some more bream on my ever faithful GG

He was a bit battle scarred

I LOVE the 'see thru' nature of these lures ...... you may not notice it - but the rear treble is situated 'below' the rear of the lure - not at the end of it ....... and I truly believe that this makes it easier for the fish to 'grab' - hence why it is a more successful lure than some others!

Even the smaller bream love them! :lek:

Mods was in Forster for the ABT Yak event - he was going to be filming and interviewing anglers on the water for the final round of 2017 - the Forster Bream Round! So we hit the water in the hope of finding some of the trevally that I'd found in the Paddock ..... for a bit of fun!! And we weren't to be disappointed!

We were getting 4-5 GTs chasing each cast - and we were both busted off a couple of times by 'unstoppables'! But it was fun watching them hunt down the lure!

This one went 48cm & was 'pretty big'!

He fell to a Damiki Saemi that I was calling the "Black Phantom'' - as it had a bit of water in it that turned it quite 'dark'!! It accounted for a HEAP of the GTs! We were getting a hit ever cast at one stage ..... then 'GORN'! They didn't want to play the game anymore - so disappeared! :?:

We went to the first lease that Mods had caught 'the Trevor bug' a few months back - and altho we couldn't find more trevors there, I lucked onto a nice Tailor on topwater!!

Then heading to one of the racks in the Breck Channel, we started tossing topwater & diving lures over flooded leases & I was busted off on a GG almost immediately by an unstoppable ....... then Mods managed to skull drag one in!!

It is GREAT fun chucking diving lures over flooded racks ........ give it a go one day! :wink:

All up, a fun time on the water!


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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby lantana » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:32 pm

a nice mixed bag there Roberta and great photos too I think you are right about that back treble
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby rocketV » Sun Sep 24, 2017 8:42 pm

Love those Trevs, I could fish for them alone and be happy I reckon :grin:
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby Grimbo » Mon Sep 25, 2017 8:40 pm

Great work Roberta! Another nice session with some great fish. The big Trev would have been fun. That's a solid Tailor too.
I wish I had a local fishery like yours to enjoy frequently.
Thanks for posting. :grin:
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby Freewily » Tue Sep 26, 2017 12:27 am

Nice fish Roberta & Mods! :lek: Good on you for getting out on a top day.
Hopefully not too long before I get a session in. :glad:
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby Mackayak » Tue Sep 26, 2017 8:36 am

Looks as if it was a good day on the water. Interesting point about the back t rebel :wink:
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby PA Pete » Tue Sep 26, 2017 6:15 pm

Some nice fish you landed Roberta, you are so lucky to have such a productive waterway near by. Keep them coming over the side. :wink:
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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby flattyakker » Sat Sep 30, 2017 11:09 am

Fantastic day out Roberta....all species seem to be very active for you!


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Re: Some more time on the water ......

Postby Leper » Sun Oct 01, 2017 12:50 pm

Gee you get into some quality fish and consistently too! Love the trevs they pull like trains!


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