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Bryson

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  1. Help a brother out.

    Absolute diamond geezer. Thanks for that info mate i will check conditions and get out as soon as I can and give it a bash. Might take a walk up there now and see if I can find the the holes for the rod, make it easier for when I'm walking up at first light. Will post a report if I hook up. Thanks again 🙌🏼
  2. Help a brother out.

    Cheers mate I'll give that a go, very much appreciated. Hopefully over the next week I'll be posting about a nice catch or 2 🤞🏼
  3. Whiting

    Yarra bay mate.
  4. Kings at Pittwater

    Hey sorry to just jump in on this topic but I'm desperate for my first kingy and was wondering if any of these sujjested spots are accessible for a land based fisho like myself? 🤞🏼
  5. Whiting

    Was flathead fishing the other day and got chatting to a fellow fisho who swore whiting are the best eating fish, so naturally I got some live worms and headed to the beach to hopefully find out for myself. Caught 2 whiting going 32 and 35 cm and left as the beach filled up with families. Took them home, watched a few videos on you tube on how to fillet them and had lunch. All I can say is I owe that man a beer, what a lovely feed. Will defo be taking one or two home when I catch them in the future. Hopefully I'll improve my filleting skills as you may see for yourself in the picture attached..... happy new year oh if anyone knows a better way of cooking whiting than salt pepper and fry that'd be awesome
  6. Help a brother out.

    Happy Xmas and new year fishos. Quick back story, I've been doing a lot of fishing over the last year and have had some success, caught a decent salmon from maroubra, tailor from coledale, good bream, whiting and flatties from Yarra bay and a lot of undersized fish from parsley bay. But I've had a lot of blanks in between a few catches. Im happy that I can catch bream whiting and flatties quite consistently by getting live worms and yabbies and moving about to find the fish but I feel i have to do more than just cast half a pillie on a running sinker into the drink and hoping for the best when I'm targeting salmon, tailor, kings ect. I really like maroubra beach and fancy my chances at finding a gutter there but it's so busy with swimmers and surfers from first light, I don't expect anyone's secret spots but any help with what to aim at when targeting these and if there's any way of maybe burleying in the surf conditions? If anyone knows a beach that is less busy than maroubra that could fish well that would be a dream. I don't mind driving a couple of hours for morning of fishing. Sorry for the essay, and thanks for any help.
  7. Tinnie fishing eastern Suburbs

    Do you need a boat of some sort to take part, i fish Yarra bay quite often but am limited to land.
  8. Flathead narrabeen lake

    Been working there for a while on Wimbledon ave and fishing most lunch breaks with prawns, heaps of undersized bream that take the bait within seconds of casting, have managed 2 flatties and 2 flounder and the odd bigger bream but hard to get through the small fish I find. However i have only used frozen prawns from the garage and fished for an hour at a time. Would be interested to know how you go as I might make the drive up one day and give it a proper crack one day from a kayak. Tight lines
  9. The one that got away,

    Yea I'm starting to get regular catches there now, my mrs had a 2 hour evening class last night so managed to get there from 6-8, worth it for 2 nice bream. Will give you a pm mate 👍🏻
  10. The one that got away,

    Certainly be back, was starting to think i needed a new spot but Better bait and more preparation defo showed better results
  11. The one that got away,

    Gutted is an understatement mate. Was off the beach and he ran towards the rocks to the side of me, to be honest I think I panicked a bit as I've Not hooked anything that powerful before, live and learn I guess
  12. The one that got away,

    No didn't check the line , I just wanted to get rigged back up sharpish in the hope there were more about, could well of been reefed.
  13. The one that got away,

    The fact it was probably a kingy makes it worse lol suppose I have to laugh or else I'd cry, also the leader is what snapped and that was 10lb flouro
  14. The one that got away,

    Yea I've been kicking myself for adjusting the drag since 😂 Cheers for the feedback scratchie
  15. The one that got away,

    Hey raiders, wouldn't mind an opinion or 2 after this report..... after fishing Yarra bay a number of times for not much luck on servo baits I decided to head to the tackle shop at first light and get some fresh bait, was hoping for live yabbies but had to settle for live worms and grabbed a handful of pillies, had some burley I bought previous week and started throwing that out as soon as I got to my spot and set up 2 rods, one for whiting and one for whatever took a fancy to half a pillie, whiting rod with worm went out and before i had finished the other rod I was on, a 30cm whiting, I put him back in the hope I would have more to come. I then threw some more burley in and finished the other rod and cast out, before I had put the rod in the holder and wound the slack the rod was almost pulled out of my hand.... after the initial shock I realised I had hooked something big, the line was being ripped off the real and I could do anything to stop it, was fighting it for about 5 minutes and it went on another run but this time towards the rocks on my right, I tightened my drag by one or two clicks and ping the line snapped, absolutely devastated as I've not caught anything all that substantial in my time fishing here in oz, biggest till now is a 56cm salmon and this thing made that feel like a baby bream. Anyone think what I may have hooked? Kingy maybe? After this it slowed down and I Ended the morning with a flattie at 42 and another whiting around the 30 mark, although I lost the best fish of the session it was still an awesome morning and will have me going back again and again, knowing there is some big fish to be had from the shore.