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  1. browncrab

    Dangerous casting practice

    As a self proclaimed number 1 d@#khead magnet i have learnt a great technique to deal with these people using my gift to annoy people. All i do is stand inappropriately close next to the perpetrator and start talking their ear off. I ask about their family, what they had for dinner and even what colour their undies are. Always ends up with that wtf look on their face then they tend to move on and stay away. If they don't move far enough i follow them till they get the message that if they are going to fish near me they have to put up with me.
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    Popping Rod for the stones

    Daiwa 962 far too long for popping ( i own one). Shimano maikuro 722 10kg-24kg more suitable for around $ 100.
  3. browncrab

    PNG fishing

    PNG is a volatile place to live. Stick with fishing guides and u cant go wrong.
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    PNG fishing

    I grew up in png. Check out madang. The resorts there usually have fishing guides varying from panga style boats to luxury flybridge game boats.
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    Sounder help for a newbie

    How is the transducer fitted to the boat?
  6. browncrab

    It Comes in Threes, Right?

    Throttle Position Sensor
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    Great deal on big(ish) reels

    I don't think we are allowed to comment on specific brands on this forum anymore without reprimand. Friends of mine have bought with their hard earned money those type of reels and have had catastrophic failures whilst they were on a fish of a lifetime. I personally stick with Japanese branded gear, you don't have to spend big bucks because the quality control is on another level compared to chinese reels. That said i don't take care of my gear very well yet have not had any gear failure yet. So to put it in black n white don't waste your money and spend a little extra to get quality backing. Or buy it and prove me wrong up to you. ?
  8. browncrab

    Outsie fishing

    You and the missus could spend a day at the boat ramp on a Saturday or Sunday watching boaters launching and retrieving. You will see some do it the right way, wrong way, easyway and hard way. You could ask the boaters questions and in sure they should happily be helpful. Get to know the local boat ramp and its users.
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    Great deal on big(ish) reels

    You get what you pay for.
  10. browncrab

    Stripeys etc

    I've trolled past tailing marlin so close to shore you could throw a rock at them.
  11. browncrab

    Bait fish trap to catch yakkas on the boat

    Use a really big sinker on the bottom of the sabiki. It helps prevent tangles unless you get a full stringer of slimmies. ?
  13. browncrab

    Lures to replace whitebait

    40 gram metal
  14. browncrab

    Some kind of Cod? "Purple Cod"

    Whoops didn't read the details ?
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    Some kind of Cod? "Purple Cod"

    Rankin cod