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  1. AquaticResearch1

    Pb brown

    Very very nice brown. Kudos. You tie them yourself? I looked into doing it briefly but realism wasn't my forte, so to speak.
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    Winter's here..

    Beautiful pics Adrian, can't wait to get down to Tassie in future. I prefer the cold comfort wise, just put another layer on if you're cold for for goodness sake. The heat, well you can't beat that.
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    Who's been catching salmon this season?

    Plenty of trouties up to 35cm tops down sugars beach. Otherwise haven't tried in the surf proper yet. @LoftyHow big were the Chinooks? Pretty keen to head over that way in future for brook trout and Chinook salmon. Groovy fish.
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    Double Clutch lures in stock?

    The rusty ayu is my go to on the fresh. Callop and big trout.
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    OZ Fish TV and fishing line

    Sounds like WTF 'gliss', Mick. Single strand polyethylene, casts a long way and abrasion resistance good. Can't fault it really, but wouldn't like it in anything > snapper on plastics pressure wise IMO. But that's just a gut feel not based on anything solid. Get 150 yards of 6kg on a 1000 symetre easily. Can be bought at BCF and Dinga.
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    2018 Fishing goals

    That's a bumper year in anyone's books. Absolutely killing it. I want to try and get a cod over 50cm. I've caught 2 cod in my life, and both have been no longer than 6 inches. Laughable at that size really. Going to be taking the kayak up the river after exams and trolling like a mad man. If I can get a surf salmon >3kg that'd be great as well, but I'm not too fazed about that one as I am unlikely to be heading west or anywhere bar waits really. Also want to get an Elephant shark from a low energy beach, but again not too fazed as I'm not really one for surf fishing on my lonesome.
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    What would your best all round combo be?

    Of my rods, the most versatile would be the 9ft livefibre trophy, with a 4000 daiwa BG. Purely because it chucks lures and baits well, sensitive for small stuff but gutsy enough to really load up on bigger stuff. 9ft gets me a bit of distance if I need it, and I've used it with a smaller reel for redfin even. In saying that, I'm always one for taking multiple combos.
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    Rod and reel combo for tuna and kingfish

    I guess it depends how serious you are and under what circumstances you're chasing them. Taking small tuna like that you'll be able to use 20lb braid on snapper gear if you've got enough capacity. If the kings are by catch in surface skirts in deep you should be alright also; although it'll be a hell of a fight on a 10+kg model. If you're targeting kings near the reefs with Jigs and live baits etc though, you'll want at least 50lb. 10kg + kings over reef will turf you in an instant if you hook them within 15 meters of the reef itself on snapper gear.
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    Daiwa TD Minnow 95SP

    Damn didn't even know they made 90's. Hopefully there is a stock pile somewhere
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    Ecooda Mini wasp lure

    If that's a ball bearing attached to a magnet, Micky, that lure should cast well. Sliding weights and magnet cast chambers really allow your lure to fly through the air
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    2018 Footy Tipping Comp

    You poor bastard
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    Show us your Squid Jag Collection!

    That's more or less them. The ones I use are on the left, but even then there are only really the 4 that I have any confidence in. Red head Yozuri white I use off boats Firetiger Daiwa I use land based Yorke's Little brown Yamashita I use landbased metro and when squid are finicky as Big 4.0 Salmon coloured Daiwa when the water is deep or there are a heap of bigger baitfish around. I don't really squid for the sake of squidding; only for bait or if they are around while I'm fishing. So a lot of my jigs are cheapies of years gone by, and I'll lend them to anyone who wants to just catch squid while I fish.
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    Replacing Double Clutch trebles

    Yeah those 'SASQWA' or something to that effect are sticky sharp but bend easily. I've always gone to owners and haven't found it affects action too much. However, the owners I used (size 10 ST36 BC) still bent out after a good session. So if you're changing hooks on the 75mm or less lures, maybe keep an eye on it after you get a lot of decent fish. Particularly the front treble; always seems to cop a hammering on mullys and such. (I know the treble was too small for the lure, it's just all I had one me at the time)
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    New fishing camera test..

    Do you use water resistant cameras, Adrian? Or are you unlikely to get them wet in the process? Half considering a camera for the kayak, but it'll get splashed and knocked around.
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    Cranka lures

    My mate has one and he prefers the double clutch, but I rate it as a lure. Never seen it used on bream but big dam trout don't mind it.
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