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Tinker last won the day on July 14

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About Tinker

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    Part of the Furniture
  • Birthday 06/04/1974

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    One Tree Hill
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    Eating, Sleeping and Fishing.
    Work is not an interest, just needed to help buy more fishing gear.

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  1. Reckon if you dropped a GoPro down next to a Murray Cod it would probably eat it. Seen big apex predator bream attack them too on poo tube. Resident fish hate intruders.
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    Saruy’s / Saruies

    Otherwise Steve at Spot On Salisbury Plain has 10kg blocks for $125 each.
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    What going on with your the Snappers?

    I don't need to say anything more about this coz you have all already said it for me. What I will say is that we sorely lack they have in other states and that is common sense where it is needed most. Recreational fishing in SA is at least 30 years behind the rest of Australia in regards things like the stocking of fish species to replenish populations sufficiently to sustain commercial impacts. Rec fishos annual take rate is not the issue here in my opinion either. We raped the Murray Cod to near extinction years ago and it seems history will repeat itself with snapper. And to make it worse RecFishSA has just had the funding for such ventures in our state cancelled. We need to stop taking big breeders for a few years and hope maybe snapper numbers in SA recover, and get rid of high impact commercial fishing as well. Otherwise another iconic fish species that we all love and respect will be a thing of the past.
  4. Interesting test mate but I have a theory you get what you pay for. I use a $100 LEDLenser I bought about five years ago and I love it coz it is bright enough and has long battery life. Mate of mine bought a cheapie mega bright head light on ebay so bright you could grow tomatoes. Batteries went flat in two hours and could only be recharged not replaced. Having said that Jarvis Walker do decent lights for around $20.
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    Quick Friday night / weekend comp!

    I always see blue spots. And red spots and green spots and yellow spots and pink spots and lots of spots. Think I have spent too long staring at the tip of my rod.
  6. Have to agree that on the current way of thinking that a fishing licence would only contribute benefits to the freshwater mob. Would RecFishSA consider stocking bream and other species in the Port River, Patawalonga, West Lakes and the Onkaparinga?
  7. Optimistic about this selection. I hope they can achieve some positive outcomes for recreational fishing in SA. And fingers crossed for freshwater folks that the opening of all reservoirs gets final approval with their assistance. And maybe more landbased access and infrastructure in the Port River. But we might need to introduce a recreational fishing licence for that to raise the funds. Works in other states. Just wondering what other people think about it?
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    Some days it pays to go to work

    Yeah, saw this being advertised in my local. Get on it folks....too good to be true.
  9. First I need to replace my car that hit a big koala and died a noble death.......RIP Mondeo. Then up the river with a mate to target natives and set up for January 1st when we will be targeting cod. Wouldn't mind getting a few days in up the Warren where the silvers and callop they stocked are reaching 30cm and over and hopefully be one of the first to land a stocked cod. Just really looking forward to some time off work more than anything.....and a new car.
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    Tasmanian freshwater lobster & Platypus...

    Tasmanian Freshwater Crayfish are the worlds biggest, growing above 5kgs. Might put one in Softy's swag when he is not looking. Adrian, you might want to get waders with steel caps....
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    something fishy in West lakes

    They sure won't be hungry. Has anybody actually caught a 1m carp in Australia yet? It has to happen eventually.
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    New Artificial Reef at West Lakes

    I'm staying focussed on the positive impact this will have on attracting fish to the areas they have been placed. I target bream in WL, and I can see this structure having a huge effect on attracting them. Also see the increased numbers of salmon and mulloway interested in feeding on the smaller species. Does it really matter what the ARs are made of, as long as it works? We need many more spread around the lake.
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    Great Christmas Eve sunset at Sheffield..

    Awesome photo mate. Hope you have Merry Xmas and happy and healthy New Year Adrian.
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    Advice for ticking a few off my list

    Chicken breast fillets chopped into tiny strips are the ducks nuts on hungry bream. Works great in the Port, West Lakes and the Pat. Sometimes the hardest part is just finding out where the bream are. Also worth a look is live bloodworms, freshly dug on a low tide below .20m. Easily the best bait going in SA for bigger bream. Crack of dawn or late arvo best times, coinciding high tides the better. Not really an expert on the other species you are chasing though.
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    OnkaStompa 11 2016

    Would be the bomb if Underpants can bring some of his bonza bbq sauce. Gonna be an early start for us northern folks.