A grunt, grunt of a day..

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SpiritFisha
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A grunt, grunt of a day..

#1 Post by SpiritFisha » Tue Nov 26, 2019 11:27 am

Another beautiful morning on the water the past weekend and the fishing did not disappoint. 3 Grunter, a small GT (estuary model) and a #$%&* Toad fish, which destroyed my favourite soft vibe.
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Re: A grunt, grunt of a day..

#2 Post by Ads22 » Wed Nov 27, 2019 10:28 am

Oh yeah, some nice tasty Grunter! Good stuff!
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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 103cm; Tarpon 60cm; Golden Perch 47cm; Estuary Perch 33cm; Saratoga 72cm; Leathery Grunter 43cm.

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Re: A grunt, grunt of a day..

#3 Post by Paulioq » Wed Nov 27, 2019 4:27 pm

thes grunters look like a fair fish. I don't mind those travally on the chew nice wide shoulders on them and firm white flesh mild flavor. think there called a tea leaf trevally if they got black spots/speckles over the body.

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Re: A grunt, grunt of a day..

#4 Post by hillbilly » Fri Nov 29, 2019 10:47 am

A few nice fish there, they bring back great memories. The Grunter was my Grandfather's favourite fish to eat and many enjoyable fishing trips were had in the Tully River in the sixties, fishing for them out of an old wooden flatty which was rowed out at night.
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