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  1. Gday Raiders, I've been into Sp's for years now but as we do I get my "favourites" out time after time. Can I ask you legends what's your go to SP and what the target fish for that specific SP. Appreciated Mark.
  2. Evening Raiders, Hope you don't mind two reports in two days. Went down to Rozelle today to have a practice with SPs. Arrived in the morning just after low tide and it was pouring with rain. I started around the area where the canal meets the bay with a bloodworm wriggler on a 1/12th jighead and a bit of S-factor, casting into the current, letting the lure drift round and hit the bottom, then working it back up. I kept getting little nips from (I assume) tailor and a few of my plastics ended up in ribbons. After a while, I headed down towards the Anzac Bridge. Stopped halfway down and had a few speculative casts with a slow lift and retrieve and was surprised to get a definite take but no hook up. I tried casting out a few more times and on the 3rd time, as the plastic was sinking to the bottom it got smacked by something. This time I knew I had a fish on properly, so I tightened the drag and, after a small battle that attracted a few passersby, I landed my first decent fish on SPs. I'm not sure of the length, but I guess a little over 30 cm. I was ecstatic and really grateful that a woman watching offered to take a picture of me with the fish. (I then promptly embarrassed myself when the fish wriggled suddenly as she was about to take the picture and I dropped it on the ground). I managed to get him back in water without too much more stress and got back to fishing: I had another hook up shortly after in the same spot, but the fish spat the plastic out. Worked that bank the rest of the afternoon but as the tide started to come it it went a bit quiet. In the last couple of hours of the run in, I moved back up to the section where I was at the start of the day, where the canal meets the bay. Again I chucked out my bloodworm wriggler and on the first cast I got a good take. A short battle later and I landed my first luderick, which turned out at 27 cm and was popped back in the water. I headed home just after that. I'm guessing fish on SPs are like buses in the UK- you wait for one to show up for ages then two come along at once.