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  1. Has any one here had any luck using Squidgies S Factor Fishing Scent? Or are there other brands that you think work well? Do you think it would be useful for squid?
  2. I want to buy a hook vice. I'm looking for a vice that can hold up to a 6/0, would prefer second hand. If anyone has one for sale. Other wise I will probably just make one. I want to use it to tie flasher rigs with hooks from size 10 to 6/0,
  3. Thanks, I checked out the Penn Spinfisher SSM range. The 650 SSM has a max drag of only 4kg and weighs 680 grams (about the same as my Saragosa 10000) At the top of the range, the 950 SSM only has a max drag of 7kg but weighs 978 grams. The Daiwa Laguna LT 6000-c has a max drag of 12kg and only weighs 375 grams. I think I will probably get the Laguna.
  4. Hi, I am just looking for a cheaper reel to put on a 4-7kg, 7' Ugly Stick. The Daiwa Laguna 6000 looks pretty good in the lower priced reels. Has anyone here used one? They are selling around the $100 mark.

    Snapper rod

    Thanks for the advice, I will be using the rod for any heavier work, I have 2500 and 3000 reels for the lighter fishing. So a good allrounder if there is such a thing is what I need.

    Snapper rod

    Hi what size Terez do you have?

    Snapper rod

    I want to buy a new Snapper rod for the boat, the more I research the more complicated it gets. I want a spinning rod, around 7', probably carbon fibre. I have a Saragosa 10000 reel I will be using, yes its big but I already have it, so it's what will be going on. I was looking at a Terez, but I seen a lot of reports of them snapping. I will be using the rod for chasing other species as well. Mostly bait fishing. Looking for a rod around $300 Any suggestions would help.
  8. So do prawns and they have spikes on the front so the can not be swallowed head first. And a lot of fish like bream have spikes down their backs that stand up to stop them being eaten from the back, so get eaten head first. Lots of things have their defence facing the end that's going to be attacked. And a lot of other things have worked out to attack the other end.
  9. This clip is interesting, because the point the hooks are facing the head not the tail, this has the fish attacking the lure from the tail end not the claws end. I think a fish would find it a lot easier to swallow a nipper if it took it from the tail end, it would have to be easier to to get down their throat.
  10. I'm running 15 lb braid as a main line, then a 12lb fluoro carbon leader and some times a short length of cheap 10lb line to the sinker below that, so if I snag I only lose the sinker. I have always just, used Mono for traces, but thought I should try the Fluoro Carbon. Even after I have finished the rig it's not sitting as neatly as I want. Which brand of fluoro carbon are you using for leader?
  11. I just bought some 12lb Shimano fluorocarbon leader. It's really difficult to work with. Are there any other brands than are more flexibly and less prone to twisting? Tying #8 hooks is fiddly enough.
  12. If you can not use fresh, local mussels for bait because they are sold for human consumption, fisheries need to get off their ass and fix it. How can you sell wild bred cockles that are under commercial pressure and not mussels that are farmed, both grown in SA? Maybe it would be a good idea, to reduce the cockle quota and start encouraging companies to grow our bait. When cockle that are just taken are $22 a kg for bait and mussels that are farmed are $8 a kg for human consumption, some thing is very wrong.
  13. I was thinking of soaking them in some tuna oil as well. They have fresh mussels for $9 a kg grown in Port Lincoln. If whiting are eating chicken pellets that people are using for burley, I think it's got to be worth a try, if they don't want them on the hook, they can go in the burley bucket.
  14. With cockles getting hard to buy and prices around $22 a kg, I was wondering if anyone has given the fresh Australian mussels that Woolworths sell for $7.50per kg a try? Even to just crush them up for berley, like we use to with cockles. Just thinking I might regret asking this, if all the fishos get onto it and the price doubles lol. https://www.woolworths.com.au/shop/productdetails/62900/woolworths-fresh-whole-black-mussels
  15. So it looks like they might be able to at least, detect sound. They are known to be very curious, so I can not see why it would not help. https://www.livescience.com/11707-squid-hear-itos-motion-ocean.html#:~:text=Squid can hear%2C scientists have,motion generated by sound waves.&text=Squid have two sac-like,the base of their brains.
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