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First 2018

Postby Mackayak » Sun Jan 07, 2018 6:49 am

2017 was a very full on year farm sold and moved to a rental house and after 3 weeks of unpacking and try to down size made the call going fishing. We are just under 1km from a fresh water boat ramp so yak was set up now to see how the walk to the ramp was going to be. Water not real good after the storms but on the water my fist trip in retirement :?: On the water for a short time and seen a spot that said Bass a few cast one right on the spot and on yes first bass things where looking promising. It was time to change to surface and fish back to the ramp nothing. With no sing of fish cut the trip short to make sure I did the first walk home still with some light as it was all up hill. Well made it home had a beer and yes we can just walk and go fishing so hopefully this is the start to many enjoyable short trips. :wink:
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Fresh Water: Saratoga 51cm YES; Barra 110cm; Murray Cod 78cm; Golden Perch 45cm; Bass 44cm;EP 38cm
Salt Water: Snapper 62cm; Jew 83cm; Flathead 71cm; Mangrove Jack 37cm; Whiting 31.5cm; Bream 37cm; Trevally 38cm; Tailor 32cm;
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Re: First 2018

Postby hillbilly » Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:36 am

Well done Dave. Pretty good to catch a fish at all in that dirty coloured water. Enjoy your retirement. Bill
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Re: First 2018

Postby Dodge » Sun Jan 07, 2018 8:37 am

Good times Dave.

Also GCNR club might catch up down your way later in the year mate.
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Re: First 2018

Postby allane » Sun Jan 07, 2018 9:19 am

Nice little fish and close to home as well. Should be good once the water settles, enjoy!
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Re: First 2018

Postby ronaldo » Sun Jan 07, 2018 11:59 am

Just one of many :glad: David .......

Now when the storms appear all you have to worry about is the colour of the river... instead of your nuts :lol:

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Re: First 2018

Postby Mackayak » Sun Jan 07, 2018 2:39 pm

Dodge wrote:Good times Dave.

Also GCNR club might catch up down your way later in the year mate.


Interesting will keep an eye out for it.

Thanks all interesting year coming sorting things out but hope for a lot more fishing :glad:
PB's From yak:
Fresh Water: Saratoga 51cm YES; Barra 110cm; Murray Cod 78cm; Golden Perch 45cm; Bass 44cm;EP 38cm
Salt Water: Snapper 62cm; Jew 83cm; Flathead 71cm; Mangrove Jack 37cm; Whiting 31.5cm; Bream 37cm; Trevally 38cm; Tailor 32cm;
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Re: First 2018

Postby lantana » Mon Jan 08, 2018 7:01 am

nice start Dave, may your retirement be a long and healthy one with the sun always at your back.
maybe a few more trips north chasing Saratoga and Barra too

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Re: First 2018

Postby Ads22 » Mon Jan 08, 2018 8:35 am

I'm surprised you lasted 3 weeks with water so close. Congratulations on retirement, plenty don't get there! Soak it up.
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Re: First 2018

Postby Mackayak » Tue Jan 09, 2018 7:15 am

lantana wrote:nice start Dave, may your retirement be a long and healthy one with the sun always at your back.
maybe a few more trips north chasing Saratoga and Barra too

cheers
Eric

Thanks I think that is a good idea so expect a pm towards the end of year :glad: :wink:
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Fresh Water: Saratoga 51cm YES; Barra 110cm; Murray Cod 78cm; Golden Perch 45cm; Bass 44cm;EP 38cm
Salt Water: Snapper 62cm; Jew 83cm; Flathead 71cm; Mangrove Jack 37cm; Whiting 31.5cm; Bream 37cm; Trevally 38cm; Tailor 32cm;
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Re: First 2018

Postby slim » Tue Jan 09, 2018 1:23 pm

You moved to wyrallah mate? I was there on Saturday, water was so chocolate
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Re: First 2018

Postby enjoylife » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:59 pm

Nice to see Dave, there is a lot of fishing to be done now :glad:
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Re: First 2018

Postby arpie » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:20 pm

Well done, Dave - and congrats on the retirement! :gu:

Enjoy your new lifestyle!

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Re: First 2018

Postby Mackayak » Fri Jan 12, 2018 7:18 am

enjoylife wrote:Nice to see Dave, there is a lot of fishing to be done now :glad:
Cheers Dennis


Hope so talk soon :glad: :wink:

arpie wrote:Well done, Dave - and congrats on the retirement! :gu:

Enjoy your new lifestyle!

Roberta


Hope to it will take some getting use to will do some casual work from time to time. :glad:
PB's From yak:
Fresh Water: Saratoga 51cm YES; Barra 110cm; Murray Cod 78cm; Golden Perch 45cm; Bass 44cm;EP 38cm
Salt Water: Snapper 62cm; Jew 83cm; Flathead 71cm; Mangrove Jack 37cm; Whiting 31.5cm; Bream 37cm; Trevally 38cm; Tailor 32cm;
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Re: First 2018

Postby davidsanegor » Wed Jan 17, 2018 12:57 pm

nice one. try some bigger lures. their some really big fish in the system
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