There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

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There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#1 Post by Whisky » Mon Oct 17, 2016 9:49 pm

There are someone out there. We went to Kurrimine Beach two weeks ago. It was average during day time. But the exciting moment came during sunset or sunrise. King reef is close to the shore so that we have roughly 60 min window per session. We out fished many boaties because not many boaties got the guts to navigate the waters around the shallow reefs.

At some moments, it was coral trout after coral trout although many are undersized. We have 3 keepers. Wing jnr managed to catch a tusk fish of unknown type on a grub tail. 6 inch Gulp jerk shad performed the best for this trip.

We also discovered an Echidna first time outside a zoo.
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#2 Post by Digger » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:05 am

Nice pics thanks.

I've got echidnas wandering all around my property, "Spike" we call 'em!

They even wander down the verandah and look in through the window some times. Cute little guys.

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#3 Post by SeeFish » Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:20 pm

Nice work !,
I have often wondered about that reef -seems that you have worked it out-well done!
does the area where you fished become totally dry on the lower tides?

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#4 Post by Dinger » Wed Oct 19, 2016 3:28 pm

Nice coral trout,3rd one is Spanish Flag & dont grow real big & are great live bait for Spanish Mackeral.

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#5 Post by NorthSIKer » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:11 pm

That is top work Whisky. Can't catch a better eating fish at a better size for the table than those.

There are some islands just north of there that I have marked down as a potential overnight trip at some point. Sounds like when it eventually happens I should get out real early and fish the inshore reef before moving on?

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#6 Post by Whisky » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:49 pm

SeeFish wrote:Nice work !,
I have often wondered about that reef -seems that you have worked it out-well done!
does the area where you fished become totally dry on the lower tides?
I don't think so, it is about 100m inward from the low tide dry area. It is kind of going 1 to 1.5 k from the boat ramp.

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#7 Post by Whisky » Wed Oct 19, 2016 7:58 pm

NorthSIKer wrote:That is top work Whisky. Can't catch a better eating fish at a better size for the table than those.

There are some islands just north of there that I have marked down as a potential overnight trip at some point. Sounds like when it eventually happens I should get out real early and fish the inshore reef before moving on?
Or come back really late. At sunset, the reef is more like a haunted house just after dark in a horror movie, long shadows, much bigger fish suddenly appeared out of nowhere, really exciting. I need to install a navigation light next time to get the most out of it. But that beach system appears to hold more crocs then Palleranda. We were in a 5 kayak group. I won't be doing this alone. I am now thinking of fishing the virago shoal using the same idea.

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#8 Post by NorthSIKer » Wed Oct 19, 2016 8:39 pm

Whisky wrote:I am now thinking of fishing the virago shoal using the same idea.
Yeah, or Lady Elliot Shoals at Forest Beach

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Re: There are someone out there (Kurrimine Beach)

#9 Post by LODO » Thu Oct 20, 2016 1:02 pm

These trips would be wonderful to join in on during a weekend.

It tends to get a little boring doing the same Pallarenda to Magnetic Island circuit. I would really like to see some new parts of the world.

Maybe this group can re-activate somewhat and start to announce trips like we used to. Personally, I know very little about fishing, I take some hardbody lures because I have no experience with plastics, and sometimes deadbaits ... but will be doing some live baiting soon enough.

Any chance to join in on trips would be wonderful going forward.

Regards

Mike.

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