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  1. AquaticResearch1

    Wading bags

    Another alternative which I may throw out there, is to use a backpack with a length of cord to caribena clip to hold your fish. I do quite a bit of wading now and I've found it more than sufficient, normally can take my phone out with me and it hasn't drowned yet (touch wood) I've not tried a wading bag though, so they could be vastly superior.
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    New Shimano Poison Adrena!

    Looks good and all, but just like the back bay, will it be coming out in Aus at all? Being a bassmaster release, I highly doubt it'll be imported for the Australian market. You'll probably have to be keen enough to buy off Plat or similar to get one in. Regardless, I never used to rate Shimano rods overly highly but they have really stepped up lately imo. 2019 revolution feels a brilliant rod for the price.
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    Lure ID

    Can't help with id but the black lure looks a bit like a buzz bait (variation on typical spinnerbaits) and you're correct, it is pretty f'd up, quite frankly.
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    Is glue necessary on Zman Grubs

    Those clips work, I'm a fan. They'll crap themselves if dragged through structure though, think people bash them around and then whinge when they fall apart on a good fish.
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    Anyone used a FG Wizz?

    I use this fg knot method But may use the Rissuto finish from Kelvin's posted video, as I can follow it a bit better it seems. Shall test.
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    Anyone used a FG Wizz?

    The rizzuto finish is my downfall when it comes to the fg. In saying that, I'll only use the fg if I'm using heavy gear or casting heavy, long leaders through the guides. Most forms of fishing a well tied Albright will suffice.
  7. What kind of godless heathen wastes parmesan cheese in a bloody burley mix.
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    Catching Mullet info wanted

    I love them fresh, pretty average frozen imo but I'm picky when it comes to frozen fish. Probably would be picking sea run fish from a beach or the coorong, as opposed to port river or onkaparinga fish...
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    Lure is spinning while I'm retrieving

    Yeah as said a suga pen spinning is weird. Is it due to how you impart the action? Or does it also happen on a straight retrieve? Eyelet adjustment is handy but I'd imagine a suga pen would just track on an angle if the tow point was bent...
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    New rod

    I don't have any decent advice but there are exciting times ahead for you by the sounds. What are you chasing?
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    Buying live worms?

    Don't start another goddamn worm species debate... Anchovy will crack the shits
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    Whats you Favourite scaling tool for fish over 3kg?

    Serious mulloway, what's the legal size there? I'm not a big freezer of fish but when I do, I try to vacuum seal it where possible. How well does it keep like that?
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    Small Daiwa spin reels Vs Shimano?

    Thing is lofty, I could show you a picture of a massive x fish on a certain reel, yet still Not rate it as highly as another reel I've used purely based on user friendliness and a certain level of luck being needed to land a decent fish. I've just had a quick scroll through my phone gallery, was going to upload photos but it is a bit much work... any way. BG 8kg snapper + others 75cm snook 25lb murray cod + others Surf salmon to 45 cm and trolled fish to 8lb Big Callop Aird Mulloway to 80 something cm + many many more Big redfin plus many more Big carp 52cm Waitpinga salmon Rainbow trout KG whiting to 50ish cm Many cast salmon to 52cm Bream to 42cm Seido Big carp galore Heaps of school Mulloway to 70cm Redfin big and small Big 3lb plus rainbow trout Kg whiting and pan snapper Symetre Lots of yellowfin whiting including 40 + cm fish Big carp to 3ft long Rainbow trout to 6lb Redfin Bream to 35cm Now all those reels have caught good fish, but I would recommend the symetre ahead of the Aird and seido purely as it is just as capable and has been a finer reel to use, and hence has been used in more finesse applications. The BG by contrast is a beast of a reel in its' build, but that's why I tend to use it on bigger targets even if it isn't that much larger than the others. It just isn't as good to use and I don't need that full aluminum construction etc etc on fish that I Chase on flick sticks; just as I don't think underpants will by his description. Bloody long type up but I hope I got the message across.
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    Small Daiwa spin reels Vs Shimano?

    Also worth noting that I had problems with the main bearing of the bg, fixed now but was a pain in the arse.
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    Small Daiwa spin reels Vs Shimano?

    Have a bg and a symetre fj, love both but completely different reels. Bg is a powerful, fast work horse but doesn't have the lightness I like on my 2-4 kg or less rods. Smallest bg I would buy is the 3000 as a coorong mulloway reel, but I use the aird and such in smaller sizes still (Not in the league of the symetre after heavy use imo) If I were looking for a new flats reel for my 1-3kg to replace my symetre, I'd be looking at the exceler or legalis lt reels in a 2000, or a stradic if I could justify it. A mate has the legalis lt and thus far I can't fault it, very nice reel but hasn't copped a dunking yet anyway.
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