jenno64

Kings, flatties and a mulloway on the Georges

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Had a cracking afternoon kayak session on Friday after an early launch on the lower Georges. Collected only a few poddies in the morning and trolled them around on the run in for a while heading upstream to a better bait spot. Loaded up a bag limit of nice sized poddies on the top of the tide and started fishing the flats for not much action. 636496642_IMG_6270(2).thumb.JPG.38312f5479c401b44bf7ecca7a45f2a3.JPG

I waited for the tide to gather some momentum about two hours after high and fished the deeper water. First fish was a fiesty flatty around 65-70cm that slipped out of the lip grips and jumped out of the net with a spectacular vertical leap. I was thinking it wasn't going to be my day but I was wrong and in the next 90 minutes the action was insane. 

https://youtu.be/xSa46vNChqM

Next fish was a king on my lighter rod that gave me some stick for a couple of minutes. Was stoked to measure it at legal! Following drift produced a double hook up with a 60cm mulloway and while I was releasing it another king smashed my bigger rod.1443283738_IMG_6272(2).thumb.JPG.8b2c732acb0de58ff7f3be4eda050d96.JPG

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Next up was a nice flatty just over 60cm and another rat king to follow that was released.

 

Shortly after another double with a smaller flatty released whilst the heavier rod went off with another king.

https://youtu.be/hGmceFCM804

With only a few dead poddies left I headed back to the ramp and had the bigger rod smashed by a 72cm flatty which I took into the shore to video the release. 

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https://youtu.be/Gr_eFI-Qnmg

A memorable session and all while I was being buzzed by huge cruisers and cowboys on jet skis. 

I'll post some links to my Youtube channel soon.

 

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What an awesome session big flatties, kings and Jews.   It doesn't get much better. 

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Nice job mate, some nice fish there! 

Well done 

Adem 

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Nice work! Sounds rather chaotic in a good way! Some good fish there for one session! Well done 👍 

cheers scratchie!!! 

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Great report. Super photos.

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Nice work J, some good fish there for the bay trifecta, I’ll have to get the cover off the boat and get out there. 

What water temp did you have? 

 

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Nice fish mate!👍🏽

Looks like you had a great day out on the water

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A great days fishing there Rob.

I've had a flatty jump out of a small net before, and hooked a couple in shallow water that have shot out of the water like small marlin after hookup.  :lol:  Flatties don't look like fast swimmers, but they can move quickly if they have to.

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Sounds like you had a great afternoon yak session with a top mixed bag👍

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Bloody good session. Memories are made of those times.

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Great session, photos and write up! 👍

How'd you get the poddy's, a trap that folds up for the kayak or on line?

What was your setup for hooking the livies? I've been looking to do this and was considering a single size 4 through octopus through the top lip and small sliding ball sinker sinker to keep the bait fish down..

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Awesome. George’s going off atm. Plenty of Jews and seen the kings smashing prawns all the way up Alford’s right at my feet. How do u get your mullet ? It’s taking me usually way to long to catch them with tiny hooks in the morning so I stock up the day before in the cooks and keep em airrated

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Good session in the end :thumbup:

 

Nice release on the flathead :whistling:😂 

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