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Post Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 11:00 am    Post subject: Victorian barra

Time to dust off the Barra gear.

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Post Posted: Mon Apr 25, 2016 8:24 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

Bring them a little further south and I'll be happy. Got 25C forecast today and tomorrow, almost warm enough for them ...

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 2:52 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

Why not stock it with a native cod species? I mean fair enough if the barra do migrate down that far on their own accord. I don't know the area but there's potential that introducing them could cause havoc on the natives if they can adapt.


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Post Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 5:19 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

Don't know if I'd worry, other than to protect an endangered species. So much havoc has already caused, it seems a moot point. But the barra won't survive outside the warm water, unless the El Ninos keep coming.

And dare I say, on the end of a line, barra leave cod for dead ...

The idea of ripping 'feral' trout out of southern creeks to allow native galaxia and the like to thrive seems a backward step to me. As much as I'd like to see loads of galaxia, I'd rather see trout. Nowadays, lucky if you see either ...

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Post Posted: Tue Apr 26, 2016 8:58 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

It is an artificially warmed lake due to a nearby power station so I would question how the natives would go in there. There are already excellent stocking programs of natives in numerous waters here. They must be doing a good job if there are enough fish out there for me to catch a Murray cod


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Post Posted: Mon Aug 01, 2016 9:49 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

i doubt they will survive winter, east gippsland can get cold, interesting idea though


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Post Posted: Tue Aug 02, 2016 7:04 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

They are still alive and growing fast.

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:02 am    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

How big are they now BM?

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Post Posted: Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:39 pm    Post subject: Re: Victorian barra

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