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Botany Bay - Bonito ,kings , Tailor And The Rest

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Hey Raiders

Long time since my last post - too busy fishing!

The bay has been a bit on and off over the past 2 month but the last 2 weeks have been great.:thumbup:

Been getting plenty of bonito and tailor on the surface with metal slices and the usual flatties on the sand flats with plastics

However, yesterday - sunday we tried for Kings for the first time with larger plastics and did rather well! I was using Bozo stickbaits and my mates used the smelly 5in crazy legs GULPS... both worked a treat! We caught heaps of tailor but did not take any photos of them...

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We had a ball catching the kings on light gear and managed 7 hookups in less than an hour, landing 5 of them.... they measured between 55 to 62cm. All fish went back in after a quick photo. Not too bad for our first plastic attemp on the knigs! We then went a chased down a school of tailor and bonito that were smashing up the surface for most of the morning... great fun!

Will be out again next week to chase them again - see you all on the water!

Cheer

Trung / DHYPE

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Great report mate... nice to see you smashing them!

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Well done guys great pics good to see them fight another day ,I have been smashing the bream and Trevally on plastics every Friday arvo for the last month,i think it's time i have a crack at the big boys on the corner myself,were you drifting or anchored , what size jig heads were you using?

Rgds MG

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Mate, well you sure found a nice way to de-virginize your carot stix with a first kingy hook up!!!

Thanks once again for the one of the many "best" fishing experiences

Kingies on light gear, my Sol II has never had such a work out.... The sound of ZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz brings plenty of smiles!

PS: My bad about dropping the metal slug :05:

Santa popped by Fish outta water and picked up a few more goodies..

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Well done guys great pics good to see them fight another day ,I have been smashing the bream and Trevally on plastics every Friday arvo for the last month,i think it's time i have a crack at the big boys on the corner myself,were you drifting or anchored , what size jig heads were you using?

Rgds MG

:1fishing1:

we anchored up and used about 1/4oz heads to get the plastics down

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good report i agree the last two weeks have been red hot at mol point we have boated plenty of kings on the downrigger only rats tho

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Mate, well you sure found a nice way to de-virginize your carot stix with a first kingy hook up!!!

Thanks once again for the one of the many "best" fishing experiences

Kingies on light gear, my Sol II has never had such a work out.... The sound of ZZZZZZZZZZZzzzzzzzzzz brings plenty of smiles!

PS: My bad about dropping the metal slug :05:

Santa popped by Fish outta water and picked up a few more goodies..

yeah - it was great to get those kings on the new carrot stix... just need to find some larger units to put a bigger bend on the rod!

That metal slice you dropped over board was probably picked up a tailor on its way down.. there was that many around!

So santa dropped by the tackle shop hey ? There better be a few Stella reels and loomis rods in his santa sack when he pops over!

Catch up with you over the weekend.

DHYPE

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Geez u fulars really know how to pull 'em in aye. What a great time u guys have. Im pretty useless but my asian mates have the same gift as u also! Always good to read ur posts mate. Keep up the good work :thumbup:

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Hey Raiders

Long time since my last post - too busy fishing!

The bay has been a bit on and off over the past 2 month but the last 2 weeks have been great.:thumbup:

Been getting plenty of bonito and tailor on the surface with metal slices and the usual flatties on the sand flats with plastics

However, yesterday - sunday we tried for Kings for the first time with larger plastics and did rather well! I was using Bozo stickbaits and my mates used the smelly 5in crazy legs GULPS... both worked a treat! We caught heaps of tailor but did not take any photos of them...

post-10545-020876600 1292823258_thumb.jpg

post-10545-073311900 1292825799_thumb.jpg

post-10545-069967200 1292825809_thumb.jpg

post-10545-048826300 1292825844_thumb.jpg

post-10545-030801500 1292825858_thumb.jpg

post-10545-012022700 1292825873_thumb.jpg

post-10545-079259700 1292825880_thumb.jpg

post-10545-045786400 1292825888_thumb.jpg

post-10545-026971100 1292825894_thumb.jpg

post-10545-049668100 1292825900_thumb.jpg

post-10545-096036600 1292825909_thumb.jpg

We had a ball catching the kings on light gear and managed 7 hookups in less than an hour, landing 5 of them.... they measured between 55 to 62cm. All fish went back in after a quick photo. Not too bad for our first plastic attemp on the knigs! We then went a chased down a school of tailor and bonito that were smashing up the surface for most of the morning... great fun!

Will be out again next week to chase them again - see you all on the water!

Cheer

Trung / DHYPE

Hi guys, looks like you had a ball.. I cant wait till our trip so chase the fish outside and have a ball in the mean time... :thumbup:

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Ahhh Trung,at last your catchin' REAL fish. Id invite you to pittwater for a fish, but over here you have to be good...lol. Lets catch up for a middle harbour bash..

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