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gregtech last won the day on November 22 2022

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  1. Glad you're on the mend mate. I guess we're lucky to have wives that worry about us. Our small male brains think they're being mean but that's not always the case! Iv'e adopted the 'beg forgiveness rather than ask permission' approach and it's going ok so far!!!!
  2. Hi Adrian. Nothing worse than a bad back. Unless you've got a crook hip and a dodgy knee as well!!! Bad jokes aside, hope you're back in the river asap and posting the usual stories of great fishing in Tassie!!! Cheers, Greg.
  3. Good work Adrian. That second one was a cracker! Strange injury on its back for a freshwater stream? An angry eel maybe? Cheers, Greg.
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    Snapper rod

    Your Saragosa has good and not so good impact on your rod choice I think. At around 700 grams it narrows down your options which is good in a way. No overthinking required! Its a big reel and is right at home knocking off a heap of larger models. It is overkill for snapper but like you said, you have it already. Doobs mentioned catching his first snapper on my gear and it was a nice fish but it was a tuna outfit and he made short work of it!!! That was a 6000 Shimano on a T curve Deep Jig 200. Again, huge overkill for snapper but it is a brilliant allrounder for offshore work. Troll the tuna
  5. 100% agree mate. Fresh, bled and skinned snook with the bloodline removed are spot on for eating. On the bbq for a couple of minutes and wacked on fresh buttered bread with salt & pepper or a dash of sweet chilli sauce. Bliss
  6. I don't think even Doobs can cast that far
  7. Haven't you got a new 'quietner' to deal with those things
  8. Got my 'quietner' today as well! A lot heavier than it looks
  9. Mate, I'll grab one of the large 'quietners'. Perfect for the rowdy Makos etc. PM your details. Cheers, Greg.
  10. That's a fair arsenal of weapons you've got there YD1.
  11. That Hook'em spike looks like the allrounder . And that bend would do just as you said. Might upgrade before the season starts! SBTs on light outfits are a bag of fun for the angler but the crew/other fishos get cranky when you're on one fish for 20 minutes. Knock em' off quick for best eating or chance of survival if releasing. It would be a blast if you're fishing for snapper and hook up to one but!!!!
  12. On the bigger SBTs, the Ikigun is useless. T spike is the go there as you come in from the top and there is no bone to deal with.
  13. Iv'e found the limits of the Ikigun a few times, mainly on bigger Snapper. The blunt end of the bolt is the problem. I was going to linish it to a point but the thing is dangerous as it is! It is powered by the mother of all rubber bands that seem to lose a bit of power over time. We tend to use the 'T' spike a lot more lately.
  14. YD1, you are obviously retired and have waaaaaay too much time on your hands. I've got the 'real' thing but it does too much damage. To the boat floor that is! The thing is a beast. They banned gel blasters but these are legal????
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