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  1. Trailcraft43

    How to find a spare Velox trailer wheel

    I just sold a few on gumtree. few weeks ago. they come up on there quite often.
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    Limitations of Stacer 509 sea runner

    Good to have one anyway. as you might not intend to go 2 nm offshore but could easily end up out there with flat batteries, failed radio equipment, etc. better to be safe than sorry.
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    I Agree with Rick, use clear mono, thinnest diameter you can get away with. catchrate should improve imencly!
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    Qld holiday fishing (Black Spinefoot)

    Add these to the list =Spiked by a hawksburry catfish n crapped on by a pelican! ?
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    Pulled this thing up twice now (sea squirt)

    Dunno, but it likes your bait. did it put up a good fight? ?
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    Boating Safety Session

    Good idea even for old boaties to brush up .
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    The entrance

    Hey Rick, You might find it was the angle of the dangle? ive used that excuse before, lol
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    beach mulloway

    Yum, fish n chips fer dinner,?
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    Sea sickness

    It would be dangerous driving while on these kind of drugs wouldn't it? especially after a few beers. also the police might arrest anyone if a drug test came back positive? your better being seasick on a fishing trip than traveling to or from the fishing charter and running off the road into a tree or a car full of kids and a family.or being arrested for drug test fail.
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    Zombie Apocalypse - Making a Brick

    Might be the go to put some garlic and holy water in the bricks. ? zombies might be the ones we need to worry about if kim Jong un (bubblehead) keeps going, ?
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    Mako battle (I lost)

    Maybe a good thing it bit through the line! those things like jumping! be a nightmare if one jumped in the boat.
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    Barracuda eating quality

    1 of those mother in law fish isn't it??
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    1770 Lady Musgrave

    Awsome video, better than some of the TV doco ones. was a great to watch.
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    Casting from the shore vs from a boat

    Ive found most of my estuary fish are caught near the shore or rocks, or a reef structure or bridge pilots etc, that's where the cover is. Flathead and flounder are flat for a reason. So they can hunt in shallow water. Over 20 years ago i was fishing near the rip bridge one night north east side near the first jetty. and was casting in every direction had a few rigs out, and a fellow on the shore was reeling in a bait, it got smashed by a huge flathead near his feet about 2 foot from shore. Getting off topic= later that night a small tinny with an 70 year old fellow and his son went to anchor in the middle of the rip east of the bridge. as soon as their anchor hit bottom the force of the water pulled the nose of their boat under. i had to pull anchor reel lines in and motor over to save the old guy. i jumped over the side and lifted the old guy while a mate in the boat heaved him in. just put that in coz I remembered them fishing in the middle of deep No mans land. anyway getting back to it, thats when I learnt that a lot of fish hunt near the shore. goes to figure that baitfish stick close to shore for cover and that's when predators get in close to hunt them. So when in a boat I cast towards the shore or rocks n bridge pilots etc, as the deep water is usually void of fish. just my opinion though!