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Tinker last won the day on November 2 2019

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  1. Hey mate. Try using some TT Snakelock weedless jigheads size 1/12 and size 4 hooks. These should work well with your plastic grubs and stuff. For some reason weedless hooks rarely get swallowed like standard jigheads. Every salmon caught lately has been in the lips as well as bream. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  2. Those little round pieces of bread I call cookies. Old mate makes a breadcrumb groundbaid with molasses and scents up his cookies by putting them in the same çontainer. Must say cookies do work better under a float than running sinker set up. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  3. They work. Old mate got 26 carp in total fishing right place at right time on waggler. Also must mention his groundbait which does help tip the odds in his favour. Learning about the floats. Learning about groundbaits too. You Poms might be corrupting me mate. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  4. I am sick of football. Get it over and done with I say. And if I had a choice between fishing or watching blokes running around chasing a funny looking ball I would most definitely be fishing. Bring on the cricket. And bring on the hectic spring and summer fishing seasons. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  5. Nice. Worth the hard yards for a fish like that. Bait or lure mate? Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  6. TT snakeheads is the correct name. I started calling them snakelocks coz the plastics never get pulled off the jighead. Rigged correctly you don't even need glue like on other brands of jighead. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  7. 1/12 snakelocks in weedless. Sometimes use 1/8 in the larger waters to cover more ground. Another way to use them is to remove the weight at the front and fish unweighted but even though you still get good casting distance Z-mans are buoyant and don't get down in front of the fish as well. Been experimenting with small splitshots on the leader 10cm from the lure when fishing unweighted. Floats the plastics above the weedbeds. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  8. I try and walk quietly and fish in stealth mode in the waters I fish. Must admit I am bit stuck in my ways when I do fish trout waters and am usually targeting redfin. Almost caught a nice trout for the first time recently but a bit of tailwalking and headshaking let the hook fall out. Carrying some little Mepps spinners next time I go up there. I think trebles will definitely help more than a single hook jighead but swear by plastics lately coz I can rig them weedless and pepper the structure. Trebles get snagged too easily so that is why I am curious about any techniques to pin trout on soft plastics. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  9. Yeah most of mine lately have been on weedless Z-man grubs in shimmer pearl and midnight oil. This fish got pinned by my mate on a shimmer pearl and then went for my grub on the way in. And three big lunker redfin followed it in to see what all the fuss was about. Well fed fish. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  10. My bad. Forgot you said it was pushing 40. Looks huge. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  11. No photos but my best was up at the Warren in the good old days. 42cm and fat and healthy caught on an 8" scrubby. I would say your fish is in the high 40s and pushing 2kg or over. Stunning redfin mate and congrats on a new PB. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  12. Stunning fishing real estate matem Bit more user friendly than some of the trout waters we have in SA. Out of interest have you ever caught a trout on soft plastics? They seem to compete with the redfin to grab it but are too fussy to get hooked up. Smart fish[emoji54] Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk
  13. I have never had an issue with any of my Shimano reels from Siennas up to Stradics. And my local tackle shop takes care of any warranty issues with other stuff I have bought. I have never had to deal with the manufacturer. And that's why I don't shop at BCF or as I call them CBFd.
  14. Never. Sent from my SM-J120ZN using Tapatalk